Now that Square Enix’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider has gone gold, it’s formally time to get excited for Lara Croft’s adventures once more — and IGN has kicked off its hype in dramatic style.
This morning, the information outlet premiered the primary 15 minutes of gameplay footage from the forthcoming sequel as a part of its IGN First sequence, and you’ll see the video above. In it, we get a fairly good thought of what sort of bother Lara goes to get on this time round, as she locations herself proper within the midst of a Mayan apocalypse.
Right off the bat, Lara is in a sticky scenario, with a airplane that seems to be happening. She begins to scramble round it, afraid of what might occur subsequent. Without any parachutes within the airplane, nevertheless, and issues slowly ripping aside, circumstances are way more dire than anticipated.
But earlier than we are able to see what occurs, the gameplay goes into flashback mode, explaining what had occurred simply two days earlier than. But Lara’s at risk right here as properly, as she’s pinned in opposition to a rock to kick issues off. Fortunately, she’s capable of break away and climb her means out of hazard, therapeutic herself and dealing her means by way of an underground web site. It’s right here you’ll be able to see simply how outstanding the lighting is.
Lara is ready to maneuver by way of this cave by doing slightly little bit of climbing and comes throughout some unusual artifact with a glowing orb on the high of it. However, she doesn’t appear to note an digital entice beneath her ft.
After it’s set off, she and her compatriot scramble their means out of the crumbling cave, fortunate to be alive.
The scene then adjustments to a Mexican village within the night, the place the 2 talk about issues over a drink. A stranger will get their consideration throughout their dialog, they usually determine to observe him whereas watching out for enemy Trinity brokers. While her ally serves as a distraction, Lara sneaks nearer to the enemy agent, getting extra details about the positioning. Before we are able to see what occurs subsequent, nevertheless, the gameplay phase involves a detailed.
Still, if something units up Shadow of the Tomb Raider, it’s positively this phase. We can’t wait to see how the remainder of the sport goes.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider releases on Sept. 14 for Xbox One, PlayStation four and PC.