Tomb Raider Origins Game Announced

 In what might be a perfect fit for a movie adaptation, Square Enix today announced Tomb Raider, the new game from Redwood City-based studio Crystal Dynamics. The game is described as follows:

‘After a brutal storm destroys the boat she was traveling on, a frightened young woman is left washed ashore on an unknown beach. On her own but not alone she has only one goal, to survive’

Here begins the first adventure for a young and inexperienced Lara Croft in a story which charts the journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.

"Forget everything you knew about ‘Tomb Raider,’ we are exploring things that have never been done before in this game," said Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio, Crystal Dynamics. "This is an origins story that creates Lara Croft and takes her on a character defining journey like no other."

Tomb Raider makes its worldwide debut in the January issue of Game Informer magazine. The cover story features 10 pages of exclusive content and is available beginning today for subscribers and on newsstands December 11. Follows Tomb Raider on Twitter and for more information, visit