Tomb Raider 2013 - Inspired from many games!!!!

Just for gamers. who have gone mad with the return of Lara - 
To a discerning gamer, Tomb Raider is the best game one could ever make from the best elements of some the finest games ever made. Just a rundown about what Square Enix has done:-
1) Taken the tomb raiding quests and made them them side-quests instead of making it the main story. This part is borrowed from Assassin's Creed. Right from opening the chest at the end and getting rewarded. Its a stroke of genius. The main story is Lara trying to survive against all odds and tomb raiding is just a pastime. Loved the concept, as Tomb Raidng in recent times was become just so tedious.
2) Scalping and hunting animals for loot, which could be used as salvage and also to gain experience. This part is taken from Red Dead Redemption. The best Western Game ever made.
3) Waypoints- Lara can virtually explore the whole Island using FAST TRAVEL from one camp fire to another, which are essentially waypoints scattered all over the Island. We can say this is one elements borrowed from RPG - Diablo.
4) Upgrading Skills and weapons - Another RPG element integrated - Batman - Arham Asyulum.
5) Map exploration and Survivak Instinct - Exploring the whole map, Tuning radios to send distress signals and Survival instinct to distinguish surroundings - No prizes for guessing - BATMAN - ARKHAM CITY.
6) Finally Last but not the least - The Core of this gem of a Game is inspired by Nathan Drake and the Unchartered Series. Right from the cliffhanger moments to the climbing, jumping and the story progression - This game borrows heavily from Unchartered but makes it so much better. I haven't felt for Nathan as much as I feel for Lara everytime I go through one major jaw-dropping crazy moment after another.


On a hindsight, there wouldn't have been any Nathan Drake if there wasn't any Lara Croft. There wouldn't have been a Lara Croft, if there was no Indiana Jones. So the debate can go and on, but you don't need to be a genius to realize Uncharterd has done a lot for this instalment of Tomb Raider, especially the combat and the gameplay.

TOMB RAIDER IS A BLAST. YES ITS HEAVILY INSPIRED BUT IT STILL WILL GO DOWN IN GAMING HISTORY AS ONE OF THE GREATEST GAMES OF ALL TIMES. ANY GAMER MISSING IT IS LIKE AN EAGLE LETTING GO OFF A GIFT RABBIT IN HIS MOUTH. 

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