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Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Square Enix, Eidos Montreal
Sep 14, 2018 - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

68%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
84 / 100
Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
9 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Easy Allies
8.5 / 10
Game Informer
7.5 / 10
GameSpot
6 / 10

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

Exploration Gameplay

Cinematic Experience

More of the Same

Shadow of the Tomb Raider closes out the reboot trilogy with style, and while some critics felt that it was "more of the same," others hailed it as an outstanding end cap to a special series.


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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailers

Shadow of the Tomb Raider - The End of the Beginning [US] - ESRB thumbnail

Shadow of the Tomb Raider - The End of the Beginning [US] - ESRB

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Teaser Trailer [US] - ESRB thumbnail

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Teaser Trailer [US] - ESRB


Shadow of the Tomb Raider Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Shadow of the Tomb Raider

A greater focus on raiding tombs, and massively improved stealth combat, make this one of Lara Croft's best modern adventures.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Slick and overly downbeat, Lara's latest sees the reboot trilogy end just as it began.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider offers up a powerful finale to Lara Croft's origin trilogy.

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The final and strongest entry in the rebooted trilogy, this adventure sticks to Lara's strengths while embracing its dark side.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It's only a small step forward from the last game but this is the most successful attempt so far to modernise Tomb Raider, even if the storytelling still has problems.

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It delivers bombastic action alongside an engaging collecting and crafting loop. Sadly, the same can't be said for Lara Croft and the overall narrative

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Raiding ancient tombs and exploring dense environments is still outstanding in Lara's latest, but the mechanics of the reboot series are getting as rough and unpredictable as the terrain.

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OpenCritic Coverage

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