New ‘Tomb Raider’ Game to Be Published by Amazon Games
Lara Croft is swinging back again into motion — this time with Amazon.
Amazon Online games and activity studio Crystal Dynamics, developer of the prolonged-managing “Tomb Raider” franchise, declared an agreement beneath which Crystal Dynamics will establish a new multiplatform title in the sequence, with Amazon Game titles “providing whole help and publishing the recreation globally.”
For now, specifics are sparse: The up coming “Tomb Raider” sport doesn’t have a name or target launch date. The providers explained it will be a single-player, narrative-pushed experience that “continues Lara Croft’s story” and will be set in an natural environment “that rewards exploration and creative pathfinding, with intellect-bending puzzles to address, and a wide variety of enemies to facial area and triumph over.” Crystal Dynamics is creating the recreation on Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5.
“’Tomb Raider’ is one particular of the most beloved IPs in amusement background,” Christoph Hartmann, VP of Amazon Games, stated in a statement. “Our crew is amazingly fired up about collaborating with the gifted and visionary Crystal Dynamics group to convey the subsequent chapter of Lara Croft’s saga to gamers about the globe.”
Square Enix, which earlier posted the “Tomb Raider” video games, sold Crystal Dynamics to Sweden-dependent Embracer Team in May perhaps 2022.
“Crystal Dynamics has an amazing opportunity subsequent our acquisition by Embracer to redefine what a publishing relationship is for ‘Tomb Raider,’” additional Scot Amos, head of studio at Crystal Dynamics. “Transformative is what we’re searching for, and with Amazon Game titles, we located a workforce that shares our imaginative eyesight, ambitions, and values for a Lara Croft universe across the spectrum of prospects.”
Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider franchise contains additional than 20 online video games, which have offered extra than 95 million copies due to the fact the initially entry was released in 1996. The most recent launch, “Shadow of the Tomb Raider,” marked the conclusion of Lara Croft’s origin story. The activity has been adapted into movies starring Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, and a “Tomb Raider” anime sequence for Netflix has been in the will work at Legendary Tv.
The forthcoming “Tomb Raider” title is the upcoming initiative for Amazon Games’ rising roster of externally formulated titles, pursuing the February 2022 release of “Lost Ark,” created by Smilegate RPG. Other recently declared tasks consist of “Blue Protocol” with Bandai Namco introduced past 7 days at the Video game Awards Disruptive Games’ future online multiplayer motion-journey recreation primarily based on initial mental assets and an on the web co-op working experience centered on authentic IP by Glowmade, out of Guildford, England.