When I first saw that they were creating a prequel to Tomb Raider, one of the best games of all time and staring everyone’s favorite buxom fortune hunter Lara Croft I will admit that I had my reservations.
Generally speaking and from my own personal experience I have never seen prequels to be a good thing… at all… for any media… There are some decent sequels out there, some damn good ones, and some that are so good that they overshadow the original premise. But good prequels are even fewer and far between. I rarely see a ‘decent’ one and almost never see a legitimately good one. Usually there are forced retcons and details that completely changes the whole dynamic that the game, film, TV Show, Comic Book, or whatever. I did not feel that Tomb Raider
would be the exception to that rule. I thought my best expectation was that it would be like Resident Evil 0. It would be a decent game, with decent graphics, and okay play through but eventually would be lost to time and overshadowed by much better games in the franchise. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Tomb Raider (2013)”