Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

‘Tomb Raider’ Definitive Edition mature contents detailed for PS4 and Xbox One

See also

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has revealed the rating summary for the upcoming Definitive Edition of the multiplatform video game, “Tomb Raider.” According to a listing update on Dec. 10, the next-generation version of the action-adventure video game have the same mature rating as the original iteration that was released earlier this year for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

More Photos

The Definitive Edition of Tomb Raider features contents related to blood, gore, drug reference, intense violence and strong language. Most of the intensely violent scenes come from the numerous death scenarios that could happen to Lara Croft during her journey. You can check out some screens from the next-generation port, as well as several older shots from the current-generation iteration, of “Tomb Raider” in the slideshow to the left of this article and the rating summary from the ESRB below:

This is an action game in which players assume the role of a young explorer named Lara Croft who investigates a mystery surrounding an ancient queen. As Lara, players explore caves and ruins, and use arrows, firearms (e.g., pistols, shotguns, machine guns), and bladed weapons to battle wild animals, human enemies, and demonic soldiers. During several sequences, Lara is depicted getting stabbed, beaten, strangled, or shot by enemies; these close-up deaths occur as fail scenarios, usually when players miss certain action cues. A handful of cutscenes also depict enemy characters shot at close range. Large blood-splatter effects occur when characters are hit; one level depicts a demonic lair covered in dismembered human corpses--scattered limbs and pools of blood are prominent. The game also includes drug references in a comic-book panel (e.g., “[W]e got caught in a drug den shootout” and “But drug money buys good lawyers”). The words “f**k” and “sh*t” can be heard in the dialogue.

The Definitive Edition of “Tomb Raider” was official announced during the VGX awards show event. The PS4 and Xbox One versions feature improved graphics with the resolution being increased to natively support 1080p. The character model for Lara Croft has also been enhanced due to the added graphical prowess of the next-generation systems. All of the post-launch DLC expansions are also included.

Square Enix will be releasing “Tomb Raider” Definitive Edition on Jan. 28, 2014. The PS4 and Xbox One software product is priced at $59.99.

You can order the products from Amazon in the following links: “Tomb Raider” Definitive Edition, PS4 and Xbox One. A few holiday deals can also be found in the following link from Amazon.com: Holiday Deals.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Massive
    Ubisoft Massive exclusive: 'The Division', PS4 & Xbox One, Activision to Ubisoft & more
    Camera
    Games Exclusive
  • iPhone
    Get your wallet ready: The next iPhone could cost $100 more than your last one
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Civ
    Need to catch up on 'Sid Meier's Civilization'? Here is everything you need to know
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Google Glass
    See how Google Glass is letting sick kids go to the zoo without leaving the hospital
    Tech News
  • Upcoming
    These are 2014's biggest PS4, Xbox One and Wii U games
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Google
    Google has filed for a patent to develop contact lenses capable of taking photos
    Video
    Headlines

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!