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Tomb Raider: Legend

Platform(s): Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PC, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360
Genre: Action

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'Tomb Raider: Legend' (GBA/NDS/PSP/NGC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST

Follow Lara down a path of discovery as she travels the globe to remote, exotic locales in search of one of history’s greatest artifacts that unleash unwelcome figures from Lara’s mysterious past. Lara must use her athletic ability and intellectual wits to explore vast, treacherous tombs, riddled with challenging puzzles and deadly traps.

Put the legendary power of Lara Croft in the palm of your hands in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend!

Follow Lara down a path of discovery as she travels the globe to remote, exotic locales in search of one of history’s greatest artifacts that unleash unwelcome figures from Lara’s mysterious past. Lara must use her athletic ability and intellectual wits to explore vast, treacherous tombs, riddled with challenging puzzles and deadly traps. Experience the beginning of the new Legend in the most adrenaline-fueled Tomb Raider adventure ever!

Exciting Handheld Key Features:

  • DS & GBA versions faithfully capture the breadth of the console experience
  • Classical action/platform game with additional features
  • All 8 huge levels adapted from the original version for Lara to explore
  • Levels will have unique look and compelling gameplay experience, which will make the game more varied and interesting.
  • Rewards System (Unlockables & Buyable Bonuses)
  • Roughly 8 hours of gameplay

Nintendo DS Specific Features

  • Use the Nintendo DS system’s strengths (2D game paradigm with 3D graphics) and innovative features (touch-screen, dual screens, microphone, Wi-Fi)
  • Hybrid 3D/2D game
  • Extremely interactive 3D environment
  • The game tells a full story with completely rendered movies
  • Unlockable special bonuses (mini-games, art gallery, cinematics, …) can be traded in the WiFi Bazaar

Nintendo GBA Specific Features

  • Platform game with parallax scroll (meaning that objects that are further away scroll slower hence creating the illusion of depth). 2D scrolling side and top view background graphics and sprites.
  • Slideshow explains the story between the levels

GameCube Key Features:

  • Lara Croft evolved! – the sexy, dual-pistol wielding heroine is presented like never before with new graphic and animation sets, presenting Lara in the finest fidelity to date
  • Return to the tombs! – discover and explore living breathing, lost ancient realms that hold clues to the secrets of Lara’s past. Physics, Water and Fire systems bring the perilous environments of Lara’s world alive, and challenge the player to improvise solutions to obstacles
  • The Intuitive and Fluid Control System movement allows you to keep Lara in continuous motion; seamlessly handle any obstacle and interact dynamically with any surface
  • Experience the new legend of the Tomb Raider series! – the future of the adrenaline-fueled adventure meets the promise of the next generation gaming systems.
  • Utilize strength and intelligence on your quest! – use the grappling hook, an arsenal of new weapons, communications devices, and other tools to achieve your goals.
  • Travel the globe to the world’s most exotic locales! – explore ancient tombs, treacherous jungles, snowy mountain ranges, and much more.


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