Rise of the Tomb Raider is a video game and it is based on the action adventure. It was developed under Crystal Dynamics and it was published by the Square Enix. It is a sequel for the video game called Tomb Raider which is a reboot of Tomb Raider Franchise. It was released to be played on the Xbox 360 and Xbox one.
The Rise of Tomb Raider had been announced officially in 2014, June.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an action adventure game based on a third part. It features the same gameplay as the one that were found in the old titles. The player is to control Lara Croft in different environment she may be in and including fighting off the enemies, and to complete the puzzle platform section. You will need to use improvised weapons with the gadgets so that you can progress to the end of the story.
The game has a crafting system which allows the players in creating the items such as rope, grenade, fire and climbable. They can be made by scavenging the materials from the animals and plants in the harsh environment of the game.
In game environment has a weather system which is both for animals and human characters and it may react to the cycle of Day and night. The example is when Lara needs to make a coat, she will have to hunt for a wolf and that wolf will come out only at a certain period of time or in a certain condition. Lara is able to swim and this adds her combat and mobility tactics. The combat had been redesigned and there are many options for the sneak and the stealth attack. Lara is able to confuse her enemies and she uses the environment and she hides behind the trees and the bushes while shooting the bows at these objects. She can throw the fog bottles and Molotov cocktails and she can avoid the combat by traveling around the roof tops or climbing the trees. The arrow and the bow return from the Tomb Raider. A grappling hook also known like wire spool, it comes back to the rope swinging and it was not found in the Tomb Raider: Underworld series. The multiple for the bows may be fashioned from the specific animals and the materials that Lara is able to hunt and to salvage. There are other weapons like the climbing axe, assault rifle, shotgun and the pistol and there is added hunting knife for the sneak and melee attacks. She is able to use the lock pick in order to open the locked crates with the doors.
In just one year after Tomb Raider’s events, Lara Croft had not been able to explain the experience she had with the Super powers at Yamatai. When she wanted to get the answer, she turned to the research of his father to a lost city under the name of Kitezh with a promise for immortality. The partner of his father called Ana tried to warn her away of the research since the obsession to the Kitezh is what led to the suicide after the ruin of his father. Lara did not listen to her and decide to send an expedition towards Syria where she hopes to find a tomb of Constantinople’s prophet which is a key figure in finding Kitezh. She was successful in getting this tomb but there was nothing in the tomb. While near the tomb, Trinity interrupted her. The trinity is ancient order of the knights and now they work as the paramilitary organization that investigates supernatural while their leader is called Konstantin. While running away, she finds out a symbol that had been etched in the tomb and makes a link to it to a Russian book on the religious history found in the study of her father. The assassin of trinity steals this book and prompted Lara and Jonah, her friend to chase him to Siberia. The two got separated by a certain avalanche and then Lara has to continue alone.
The Tomb Raider reboot had been said to be linear. Crystal dynamics had taken this in mind when they were introducing the feel of an open world in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Even if there are some times that the game may be focused more on the storyline, you may take a break if there is a need to do this. There are many side missions to play on, the hunting and the mini-quest that you should discover like destroying the soviet flags in the place you are in.
Even if you are able to activate Survival Sense of Lara through pressing the R#, tombs may be completed by the use of the skills and the logic. You do not have to hold the hands here and it is back to the old school tomb, but it is not that tricky as it had been before. Every tomb opens up the ancient power which will be added to the skill tree and it makes Lara even more powerful and it equips her with the battles that she has to fight in the future. Everything that you are doing in the game, it will contribute to the experience points or the XP in of Lara. As the game continues, Lara gets even stronger, he is capable and the arsenal she has will improve.
The signature weapon, the bow that she had in the reboot, is still in this game and it has many upgrades with special arrows. She also gets explosives with the selection of machines guns, pistols and shotguns within this game. RPG elements in this game have become even stronger and own upgradeable capacity can spread around three categories which are Survivor, Hunter and Brawler.
Every weapon may be upgraded so that it may improve the elements such as the reloading speed, the impact radius and the damage made. The new system of crafting makes it intuitive the hunting and the scavenging in this game. Lara has to go to the Base camps where she has to craft many items, arrows and equipments. However, she is able to do all these while on fly.
How to play Rise of the Tomb Raider
The opener of the game look frustrating but it will be over in few minutes. The Rise of the Tomb Raider continues in the same interactivity for all levels and there are many set piece spectacle which lead to the pace breaking actions while requiring you to read all the visual clues for the environment and to react to them through the use of the right controls. They may be a level of the artifice on such sequences; however, they will work on a certain framework for established interactions. Compared to the old series, most missteps had been reduced with this game.
The collectibles in the game feels as they are the end goal and that they are not just the bonus you get while playing. The game has an optional view mode which highlights the next objective with the pertinent puzzle pieces with other resources of the collectible for Lara that she can snaffle up. Lara has to visit many ruins while on the adventure, but these puzzles have to be solved using comfortable and familiar interactions.
Besides the campaign, you may find the expeditions, these are the series of the modes for custom score attacks and they let you to modify the cards while altering such challenge. The card packs may be earned for the task that had been completed in a campaign while others may be bought using the points that you have got through expedition mode challenge. You may also use real money on the card packs and this may seem overkill taking into account how the mode is frivolous.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is a game that puts tombs back from the original game of Tomb Raider but it does more than this. It brings back what made the original game to be too successful and icon at the same time and it brings it in the modern era and there is a modern Lara Croft. From the first Tomb Raider in 2013, Lara had come along way like a character while developers also have been able to improve. The slightly scene form a horror movie in which Lara is howling and weak, and the snuff movie-style deaths have already been removed. Now Lara had been able to handle the pain and to command the arsenal of the weapons and to kill drove the enemies. The game is a tale about loss, mortality and betrayal.