With 28 days to go before release, yesterday it was announced that the upcoming “Tomb Raider” video game had gone gold. For those of you that are not aware, this simply means that this title has officially finished it's development cycle.
Kicking off the complete reboot of the popular “Tomb Raider” franchise, this title will take fans back to the origins of how Lara Croft became a legend that she is. “Tomb Raider” is scheduled to be released on March 5 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
“It’s been a long journey, and it feels like we’ve been on this one together. Thank you for your continued enthusiasm and support since we first revealed our new vision for Tomb Raider to the world. I am very happy to let you know that we are into the final stretch of what has been an exciting and challenging adventure for the last few years. Tomb Raider has ‘gone gold’ and is now en route to manufacturing ahead of the game’s official release on March 5th, so there isn’t too long before it will be in your hands.”
“Back in 2010 when we announced Tomb Raider we promised to break new ground for the franchise – to create an origins story that forges Lara Croft into a hero, and takes her on a journey like no other. I’m very happy that I can stand by those words today.”
“We’ve put everything into this game, and I’m certain we’ve created something that explores Tomb Raider’s history while pushing the limits in interactive storytelling and design. Development has spanned two studios, a pair of E3 stage demos, 50-plus magazine covers, 150 award nominations, nearly 800 fan art submissions, almost 2,000 blog posts, and over 50,000 replies from you on our forums.”
For those of you that may be interested, we have listed a few screenshots that have been taken from “Tomb Raider” in the slideshow that is featured above this article.