Originally Posted by Zanbatou
I've never played a Tomb Raider game before
wow! Tomb Raider on PS1 was, to my mind, the great leap forward of action 3D games.. it suggested so much possibility- more than it ever really measured up to, in fact.
But the sense of exploring these large mysterious open areas was such a joy. It had action but was meditative, too. It was lonely. And such great music-
I really could care less about the exhaustive backstory-ism that the series has brought upon itself. I was quite happy imagining it..
Make it a point to play a little of the Tomb Raider Anniversary game- that was a really terrific reboot of the original game