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Tomb Raider

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Crystal Dynamics
Release Date: March 5, 2013

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'Tomb Raider' (ALL) Sales Nearing Six Million Units

by Rainier on March 8, 2014 @ 3:28 a.m. PST

Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.

As a young woman, Lara Croft is in search of adventure — and herself. She embarks on an exploratory quest when her hunt for adventure comes looking for her. Now, stranded away from civilization, and equipped with only her instincts and the ability to push herself beyond the threshold of human endurance, Lara must look inside and find what she needs to fight for her survival.

Step into the role of Lara Croft in this gritty and intense narration of the origin of the famed Tomb Raider. Armed with only her raw instincts and physical abilities, you must rise from a scared young woman to a hardened survivor. Push yourself past the limits of human endurance and fight to stay alive in merciless environments. Endure physics-based gaming for an authentic gameplay experience. Face the heart-pounding storyline that looks deep into Lara to showcase her most defining adventure to date. Will you become a survivor?

Initially Square Enix had stated that the new Tomb Raider sales were below expectations, while Crystal Dynamics' Darrell Gallagher announced that the game had set a franchise sales record by being the fastest-selling title in the series with its 3.4 million units sold in three weeks.

Now a year after launch Darrell Gallagher revealed that the Tomb Raider reboot is apporaching 6 million units sold, and as such has exceeded profit expectations.


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