Seems Crystal D, at one point, had the balls to beat up Lara’s face this much. During stage of concept for Lara’s GI cover, she had the scandalous look of a woman with a face a ship just got wrecked on. She was a passenger, for Winston’s sake.
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You know how game compilation covers usually suck? Yeah. Here’s the cover art for The Tomb Raider Trilogy HD collection for the PS3. Whatevs, they’re leaving it behind for the new era ‘Raider brand anyway (right?).
The compilation was pre-maturely outed by an Amazon product listing, and was alter on confirmed to be in the works by Crystal D. The pack will be released on March 22 for $39.99, with bonus content exclusively for PS3 detailed here. (Hint: 360 Underworld DLCs still exclusive.)
In true Helen fashion, one look at Lara and you know there’s bound to be drama. On one hand, we’ve half the fandom rejoicing. On the other, well, ships are setting sail to launch cannon balls onto that already-battered face.
As for us, we’re on neither side of the fence. Notebook in hand, observant as gods were during the wars we are.
On 4,364,170 Game Informer subscribers, that’s whose. Plus probably a million more when the Lara-covered issue hits retail sometime this December. Extend our applause to Crystal D, Monsieur Dady.
Following our maiden mag release last quarter, the second issue of Tomb Raider BIZ magazine is now online! On this issue’s cover is Lara Croft as posed and rendered by Billy959, one of the many ideal Lara Crofts from this side of the web. Hit the jump to read the articles featured on the cover.Raid through »
We know we are. Wontcha?
Karl Stewart, Team Lara brand manager, on the announcement of Tomb Raider 9 in a July 2010 interview with Eurogamer. Bets are in what “time period” Karl speaks of; duly, we’ve also placed ours. Yours?
We just got our copy of TIME’s special edition issue dedicated to Lara Croft, one of three September-issue mag publication released so far featuring cover story on the Countess. Scans are beyond the fold.Raid through »
Sure, there’s slaying Bigfoot and locating living dinosaurs, but there’s nothing quite like being cover feature of every single major print magazine in a single month. Few folks have done it, and now Lara Croft’s one of them.Raid through »