Neoseeker : News : Tomb Raider reboot is "very different" to Uncharted
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gobi1972 Jul 20, 14
The difference between Uncharted and Tomb Raider :-

1. How the characters get into the situation. Drake went in on his own, Lara got thrown in.
2. How characters response to situation. Drake went guns blazing while Lara was reclunctant at first to shoot.
3. Drake didn't seem to lose anyone, while Lara did lost two people close to her.
4. Last boss fight in TR was way better than Uncharted 1 and 2.

Similarities : Both game scenario was based on facts.

The legend of Himiko and Yamatai was written in ancient Chinese texts as mentioned in TR and it also mentioned that Himiko was an old woman. Therefore the first Monarchy of the Japanese people were a woman.

While the first scenario in Uncharted 1 (E-Dorado) was more toward a legend (a city of gold transformed to a golden man), the second game was more toward historical data. Did you know that in 1938, there was three expeditions to Tibet and Nepal, sponsored by Himmler and it was lead by a man named Ernst Shaefer? Yes, the name Shaefer can be referred to Karl Shaefer who lived in the village up in the mountain and helped Drake. In all three expeditions, they were trying to find the way to Argharta - an ancient city which said to exist underground in mountains of Tibet. Very close to the game facts here.
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Rabla Jun 14, 12
This game will never come soon enough.
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Dantess26 Jun 14, 12
I know Uncharted's inspiration was Tomb Raider/Indiana Jones. But now it just seems that this installment is simply Uncharted with a female character skin. The animations for jumping and flying down the zip-wires are sooooo similar to Uncharted's! And even the gun combat shouldering the camera really looks like Uncharted. It's okay saying there are different actors, atmosphere and emotions... but i'd need alot more to show that it's not simply Uuncharted's gameplay with the Lara Croft tag on it.
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THM Jun 13, 12
Previous 'Tomb Raiders' focused too too much on puzzle solvings to progress...I don't want it in new and rebirth one...I want a balance amount of action and puzzle solving, in addition to story-telling....that's why Uncharted is popular...A balance amount!! Most of the developers still don't know what does a balance amount mean?
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Gligar Jun 13, 12
i dont really care as long as its a good game
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MetallicaDragon Jun 13, 12
Cant wait to play the new Tomb Raider! I love playing it on PS2.
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Abyss Raider Jun 13, 12
Tomb Raider is an amazing series, and so is Uncharted, so I don't see what a problem would be with them having similarities, Uncharted borrowed some stuff from Tomb Raider, and now vice versa, nothing wrong with that, as they're still two completely different games.
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