With the recent launch of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, players everywhere are diving back into the world through Lara Croft’s eyes as she take the final path to complete her genesis story of becoming the Tomb Raider players know. Now that her origin story has wrapped up, players are already looking for her next adventure, and we finally have our first look at the unexpected game.
Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics, and Hobby Japan Co., LTD officially announced this week a brand new Tomb Raider experience is coming February 2019. Tomb Raider Legends: The Board Game reimagines the classic video game series as a tabletop board game where players will “explore ruins or see off threats while using your wits, arsenal and skills to prove that you, and you alone, are the Lara Croft.”
Tomb Raider Legends: The Board Game is created by the makers of the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game, offering a modular board game that provides a unique experience for 3 – 4 players. The game is currently available for pre-orders at the official Square Enix Store.
TGC’s Thoughts: Though the game looks fun, it’s jarring to see the depiction used for Lara Croft right off the heels of the recently completed trilogy, where she was no longer depicted as overly sexual. Regardless, what are your thoughts about the latest announcement? Will you be picking a copy up for your friends and family? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!