[edit] Background

Your mission is the deadliest one to date -- the recovery of the fabled Scion, an incredible treasure reputed to give its possessor vast power. Get ready to cross the globe to take on impossible odds while exploring Incan ruins, Ancient Rome, Egyptian Pyramids, and the Lost City of Atlantis...

[edit] Gameplay

Climb, swim, and backflip your way through a maze of cryptic deathtraps so realistic you can practically smell the decaying flesh. Unload an arsenal of lethal firepower on any wild-dog, giant lizard or blood-thirsty mercenary that gets in your way.

[edit] Features

  • Explore four massive worlds with over 15 original levels encompassing four continents.
  • Your arsenal includes: pistols, magnums, a shotgun and uzis.

Battle wolves, bats, bears, alligators, raptors, and even a T-Rex in your quest for the Scion.

  • Over 5,000 frames of animation on the main character, Lara, alone.
  • Unique multi-target acquisition system.
  • State of the art intelligent third person perspective cinematic camera system.
  • Multi-genre immersive gameplay.
  • The first real 3D interactive exploratory adventure.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Pentium 60 required, Pentium 90 recommended
8MB RAM required, 16MB RAM recommended
DOS 6.0 and/or Windows 95
Super VGA VESA (2.0 or higher) compatible video card
Creative Lab's Sound blaster sound card or 100% compatible
2X CD ROM drive

This game is also known as Tomb Raiders in Japan.

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  • Publisher: Eidos
  • Developer: Core Design
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Perspective(s): Third Person
Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 6, 2003 (NGAGE)
    • Nov 15, 1996 (PC)
    • Oct 31, 1996 (SATURN)
  • Japan:
    • Feb 14, 1997 (PSX)
    • Jan 24, 1997 (SATURN)
  • Europe:
    • Oct 7, 2003 (NGAGE)
    • Nov 22, 1996 (PC)
    • November 1996 (PSX)
    • Q4 1996 (SATURN)
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