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Rise of the Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix
Nov 10, 2015 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

88%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
9.3 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
9.5 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10
Polygon
8.5 / 10
Kotaku
Yes

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review Summary

MightyCritic Consensus

Rise of the Tomb Raider is a fantastic sequel to the previous Tomb Raider game. Continuing and improving upon the previous game's strengths in story and gameplay.


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Critic Reviews for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

The new Lara Croft works out some kinks in a second act that, while slick and enjoyable, doesn't resolve Tomb Raider's identity crisis.

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IGN

9.3 / 10.0
IGN

Rise of the Tomb Raider takes its predecessor's winning formula & improves on it in every way.

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While essentially a retread of its predecessor, Rise of the Tomb Raider is a magnificent adventure game, brilliantly combining action genres and letting you play the way you want to.

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The old style Tomb Raider is never coming back, but this is a more satisfying compromise than the reboot and a fun alternative to the Uncharted series.

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Whether you're facing off against giant bears or making a risky jump, Rise of the Tomb Raider is an adrenaline rush

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Rise of the Tomb Raider's first shot pans over the vast, foreboding landscape we'll soon come to know. In many ways, it functions as a promise on the part of Crystal Dynamics: there are big things ahead of us. And at the end of Lara's journey, after we've seen her through this adventure, and experienced everything the world has to offer, it's clear that promise was kept.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider executes the franchise formula with confidence

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Rise of the Tomb Raider feels like a confident improvement on its predecessor, giving players more tombs, better crafting and increased options for stealth.

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