Challenging adventure game by Coolutils wherein players assume the role of archaeologist Lara Croft as she treks through exotic locales
Windows 8 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows XP
Tomb Raider: Underworld is another iteration in the amazing Tomb Raider series, and it is a sequel to Tomb Raider: Legend. The game was released in 2008 and it features Lara Croft going on another adventure. This game is an amazing video game that will take you on an amazing trip with Lara Croft.
The game is the third to be released by Crystal Dynamics. This developer also made Tomb Raider Legend the prequel to this game. The developers included several new features into the game. These features include a new dual-target feature, an upgraded inventory system, a grappling hook and Active Sonar maps. A new system for giving hints and a brand new combat system which features Lara using kicks, grapple pulls, and punches to combat her enemies.
The plot features Lara Croft becoming homeless after her mansion explodes. This leads to a quest for Avalon and the possibility of finding her long lost mother. Throughout the adventure, she finds many different ancient artifacts that have legendary origins. Along the way, Lara makes new friends and loses others through a long and dangerous adventure in the style of a classic Tomb Raider game. Lara also makes many different discoveries about her past and her mother as well. Longtime Tomb raider fans and newcomers to the series will love playing this game and discovering more about Lara and her past.
The game is generally well liked, and it has been praised for many of its features. These features include the environments, story, puzzles, graphics and exploration features. The puzzles have always been a classic part of any Tomb Raider game and it is no different in this version. The puzzles in Tomb Raider will have the player coming back for more.
The biggest criticism that has been leveled against the game is that the camera angles and the combat system gets a little bit chaotic, while this criticism is valid it does not make the game unplayable.
The system requirements for Tomb Raider are a little light by modern standards. Anyone should be able to run Tomb Raider on his or her machine.
Tomb Raider should be run a machine that at the very least has Windows XP installed on it. The CPU needs to at least be Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz, but it is recommended that the machine be using an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz. The memory necessary is a gigabyte of RAM and recommended that you have two. You will need seven gigabytes of free space on your hard drive to use this software. You will also need a graphics card in your machine; an example of the minimum card necessary is the NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT 128 MB and the recommended card is an NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX 256 MB or higher. The sound card necessary is the DirectX 9.0c compliant card. Within all likelihood, your machine will run Tomb Raider: Underground with no problems.
Tomb Raider: Underground is a wonderful game that your personal computer will most likely be able to run without any trouble. You will enjoy going on yet another journey with Lara Croft.
•Easy to run on most machines
•Well-liked by critics
•Camera gets a little hard to follow sometimes