Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Reviews Summary

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More of the Same

Summary: 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.

Rating Summary

Based on 167 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

68%

Critics Recommend

Based on 167 critic reviews
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No Recommendation / Blank
Sep 10, 2018

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

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84 / 100
Sep 10, 2018

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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IGN

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Sep 10, 2018

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

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Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

8 / 10
Sep 10, 2018

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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8.5 / 10.0
Sep 10, 2018
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Sep 10, 2018

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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7.5 / 10.0
Sep 10, 2018

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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Unscored
Sep 10, 2018

Eventually, Shadow of the Tomb Raider succumbs to the darkness, repeating many of the series' usual mistakes, but along the way it shines a thrilling and refreshing light.

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6 / 10
Sep 10, 2018

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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Unscored
Sep 10, 2018

Many come to Tomb Raider games for adventure and escape, to visit beautiful places and solve befuddling puzzles. There's plenty of that in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, too. It all depends on how much, or how little, you want to dig and how much you want to play as Lara Croft.

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