Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider

  • Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Published by Square Enix
  • Developed by Crystal Dynamics
  • French release: Available
  • US release: Available
VIDEO | Xbox One Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 11:01 AM
XB Showcase: Tomb Raider on One X

We have been allowed to capture the first level of the Xbox One X version of Rise of the Tomb Raider at the Xbox Showcase in London a few weeks ago. Here it is split into 4 videos, showing the 3 video modes in action: 4K enriched (Better textures and SSAO among others, non native), 4K native and 1080p 60 fps.
We try to show the difference a mode does by switching from one to the other during the video. There is no specific video for each mode.
Update 2: Added a second and final video reencoded to HEVC so you can watch it directly on your 4K TV.

IMAGES | PC, PS4, Xbox One Monday, August 21, 2017 | 5:51 PM
Rise of the Tomb Raider: Xbox One X screens

The enhancements for the Xbox One X version of Rise of the Tomb Raider (developed in partnership with Nixxes Software) have been unveiled by Square Enix. As expected, players will be able to choose from three modes: Native 4K, Enriched Visuals and High Frame Rate. More details inside plus screenshots, trailer is not available outside Youtube unfortunately.

VIDEO | PC, XBOX, PS4, Xbox One Saturday, June 11, 2016 | 7:10 PM
Tomb Raider & ACS with a GTX 1080

Here is another batch of GTX 1080 videos with this time Rise of the Tomb Raider and Assassin's Creed: Syndicate. As you'll see, maxing out these games does not always guarantee a steady framerate, especially when you start to go above 1080p. If you don't mind a few drops here and there, you can enjoy Lara's latest adventure at 1440p, but the rise in resolution (or video settings) is much more impactful on Ubisoft's title. Again, it means you will have to choose between image fidelity or resolution if what you care the most (and you should) is framerate.
Note: The settings at the beginning of the first TR video are maxed out at 1440p with SMAA. The settings at the beginning of the second are the same as those at the end of the first.

GSY REVIEW | PC, PS4, Xbox One Sunday, January 31, 2016 | 3:40 PM
Lara prettier than ever on PC

Rise of the Tomb Raider was finally released on PC a few days ago and we just had the time to capture some 1080p/60fps footage for you guys. The game is maxed out, except for textures as they require a 6 Go GPU with the very high setting. We also couldn't go above SMAA without hitting the framerate, but if Miguel gets his copy next week and can do better, we'll post more videos eventually.

TRAILER | PC Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 3:40 PM
Rise of the Tomb Raider: PC Trailer

While the Baba Yaga DLC is out for the Xbox consoles, the PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider is coming tomorrow. If you need one more look at it, Square Enix has released a PC tech trailer and new screenshots.

GSY REVIEW | PC, Xbox One Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 10:25 AM
We reviewed RofTR Baba Yaga

PC players will soon be able to discover Rise of the Tomb Raider but until then, the Xbox One version has been granted some more content with the release of the first story-driven DLC, Baba Yaga: Temple of the Witch. After completing it in less than two hours (and we were slow), we can say it is quite a disappointment, even at its price ($9.99/€9.99). While Crystal Dynamics could have pushed the hallucinogenic aspect of the DLC, there are actually very few WTF sequences (two actually). Also disappointing is the fact that the game forces you to backtrack to the Soviet Installation hub two times to loot some ingredients in an area we know by heart. The new story element isn't interesting either, with a particularly ridiculous ending (have your tissues ready). The main attraction of this DLC is the new area to explore with a new puzzle to solve, but it's not much.
Note: If you intend to play the DLC, just watch the first two videos.

IMAGES | PC Tuesday, January 5, 2016 | 5:31 PM
Rise of the Tomb Raider: PC screens

Set to release on January 28, the PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider gets some screenshots today. Get also the minimum specs and collector's eidition details inside.

TRAILER | Xbox One Friday, December 4, 2015 | 2:31 PM
Tomb Raider shows Baba Yaga

During The Games Awards, Xbox and Crystal Dynamics unveiled Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch, a new DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider coming in Jarnuary 2016.

VIDEO | Xbox One Tuesday, November 10, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Lara is back with a few videos

Since Rise of the Tomb Raider is now available in North America, we can finally show you some more footage of the game, including a new FPS Analysis video showing the second hub area Lara discovers after the Soviet Installation. If you want to discover this new environment by yourself, don't watch. Our analysis proves there are a few drops here and there and some tearing too, which can easily be explained by the number of post-processing effects and details in this gorgeous area.
Update: One last video added. It shows an optional tomb which won't take you much more than 5 minutes to complete.

GSY REVIEW | Xbox One Monday, November 9, 2015 | 12:45 PM
GSY Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider has been a very controversial title ever since it was announced as an Xbox One exclusive 15 months ago. This controversy will now - albeit still partially probably - be gone as we have finally been able to play and complete the game and are now able to tell if Microsoft's bet has been the right one!
Note: No new videos since apparently the NDA still forbids us to show you more than we did last week. It's odd, but we're not taking any chances.

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