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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by KK » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:40 pm

Now £27.50 on the Xbox store.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by ITSMILNER » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:34 pm

Have any of the issues from launch been resolved with patches yet?

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by BOR » Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:23 am

ITSMILNER wrote:Have any of the issues from launch been resolved with patches yet?

Yes, most of them have been fixed. I don’t know if there have been another update since I sold my copy.

Hope it helps you.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by ITSMILNER » Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:46 pm

BOR wrote:
ITSMILNER wrote:Have any of the issues from launch been resolved with patches yet?

Yes, most of them have been fixed. I don’t know if there have been another update since I sold my copy.

Hope it helps you.


Cool, thanks BOR, this is why sometimes I feel it’s better to wait on new releases.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by KjGarly » Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:53 pm

Been playing it on PC and of course whatever bugs were present are now fixed I'm guessing as I have yet to come across 1 bar it freezing up on my PC requiring a restart once. Better than Rise IMO, enjoyed what I've played it of the last couple of hours and had fun with the photomode...

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by imbusydoctorwho » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:14 pm

I'm going through it now and I'm enjoying it but it's probably my least favourite in the trilogy but that doesn't mean I don't like it.
I just not that keen on the swimming sections, and I find a lack of fire fights a shame.
But that being said the tombs and the puzzles are easily the best in the series.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by BID0 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:17 pm

eBay have a 15% code ("PRESENTS") until the end of today. You can grab Tomb Raider from the Shopto eBay store for £20 with it

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by KjGarly » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:22 pm

BID0 wrote:eBay have a 15% code ("PRESENTS") until the end of today. You can grab Tomb Raider from the Shopto eBay store for £20 with it


Did that this morning (£21 with the code) mainly cause someone was after a cheap copy for their hubby for Christmas but I'll keep it myself I think. That's right, get your own cheap games ya lazy strawberry floater :toot:

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by Monkey Man » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:38 pm



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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by KingK » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:32 am

This is on offer on PSN store for the weekend for half price. £25 And change for the base version.

Downloaded the free trial but too tired to play in the end!

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by mcjihge2 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:16 pm

Ive just started this. Any tips as to what skills / items i should go for first?

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by Glowy69 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:35 pm

Is this game dark all the way through. Struggling to see owt in the early stages. Had to youtube the story as id completely forgotten what happened last time.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by BOR » Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:58 pm

Inga from Sweden wrote:Ive just started this. Any tips as to what skills / items i should go for first?

I'd say Scavenger Skills mainly, but you could try to balance out on each skills. As I went for stealth route.

Glowy69 wrote:Is this game dark all the way through. Struggling to see owt in the early stages. Had to youtube the story as id completely forgotten what happened last time.

It's a bit dark at the beginning, but after that it should be brighter when you reach the next city.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by The Last Ginja » Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:58 am

I'm loving this game. I really didn't like ROTR but this one has grabbed me. Thanks to all the negative reviews I saved a fortune and picked it up in the PS sales. I'm about 10 hours in and have had a blast so far.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by Cal » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:08 pm

The game looks amazing (XB1X version here) - I love the tropical setting, such a relief from the snowy wastes of previous games. The image quality is astounding, as is the light and shadow FX, but somehow the devs still haven't worked out how to give Lara a decent walking animation, the camera's still a generation behind and if this game had no combat at all I'd not miss it at all. It's always annoyed me in every TR game and even though it's dialled back a bit here, it's still just as frustrating and unnecessary as ever.

Lara is probably more unsympathetic here than she's ever been. I find her irritating and I struggle rescue any redeeming characteristics from her behaviour and her poor choices. Selfish, self-centred, arrogant, whiny and even patronising. I dunno, I miss the old Lara. She used to have a touch of glamour - some mischievous sense of showbiz and zest. Here she's about as staid and boring as it gets. Where's that dazzling international girl of mystery gone?

But I got the game, including Season Pass, for £40, so hey-ho. And it all does look marvellous.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by KjGarly » Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:08 pm

Probably why Jonah has a go at it being all about her after the flood at the start of the game because she has to stop Trinity blah blah and he wants to help the flood victims.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by captain red dog » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:46 am

So I finally got this on gamepass. Considering it was kind of free, I'm quite enjoying the gameplay. The story is so po faced though, the bit at the start with the cheetahs or whatever they were made me laugh. It seemed ripe for a one liner, but it was just the same serious, humourless moment you always seem to get with this incarnation of Lara.

Gameplay wise, it's still as enjoyable as ever, but the story and dialogue are extremely poor for a AAA game. It feels like it should have been an addon pack for the last game to be honest as there isn't really anything new here. I do wonder though if I'll get fed up with this later on as I found the two previous games became a bit of a chore with Lara endlessly moaning and complaining.

I hope they take the series in a different direction next time. Head to Egypt, do some proper Egyptian style tombs and give Lara more of an adventurer personality and DGAF attitude.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by samoza » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:00 pm

I am playing it via the pass to. As my game time is limited I skip cutscenes in most games and having seen one or two in this, I am not really missing out too much. I enjoy finding all the bits and pieces, but will run through it once and doubt I will go back.

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by kazanova_Frankenstein » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:15 am

I'm really enjoying this (playing on Gamepass). Its the 1st Tomb Raider i have played since.... The original Tomb Raider. If i continue to enjoy this as much as i have the first 5 hours or so, i may go back to play the rest of this trilogy (if i can do it with Phoenix Wright then i can do it with Tomb Raider, dammit).

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PostRe: Shadow of the Tomb Raider - PC, PS4, XB - Reviews are in
by Photek » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:52 am

kazanova_Frankenstein wrote:I'm really enjoying this (playing on Gamepass). Its the 1st Tomb Raider i have played since.... The original Tomb Raider. If i continue to enjoy this as much as i have the first 5 hours or so, i may go back to play the rest of this trilogy (if i can do it with Phoenix Wright then i can do it with Tomb Raider, dammit).

First TR isn't 4K but it's really good and Rise of the TR is excellent.

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