Tomb Raider I
By SQUARE ENIX INC
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LARA’S BACK FOR MORE CLASSIC ACTION!
We’re going back to where it all began for one of the most famous video games of all time. That’s right, Tomb Raider I is now available for your iPad and iPhone in all its ORIGINAL glory.
We've not messed about with it, so it’s the full, unedited, unadulterated experience from the classic release at a super-low price. How better to find out if you've still got what it takes to beat a legendary game than by taking on the lost city of Atlantis and the pyramids of Egypt? It’s probably not for the faint of heart!
•Epic Exploration - Uncover the deepest, darkest mysteries of the lost city of Atlantis and unearth secrets to Lara’s past.
•Acrobatic Gunplay - Deftly leap around charging enemies while you unleash a hail of bullets from your trademark dual pistols.
•Combat Lethal Predators – Defeat Atlantean centaurs to the terrifying T-Rex
•Original Gameplay – Relive the full, unedited, unadulterated experience from the classic release
•Full Chapters – Includes two extra chapters that were included in the game’s 1998 release
•Game Controllers – Supports MOGA Ace Power & Logitech PowerShell
Hungry for more classic action? Get Tomb Raider I today and re-live the epic adventure of Lara Croft in the palm of your hands.
What's New in Version 1.0.1
- Updated and optimised controls.
- New and original voice overs for cut scenes!
- Enhanced original music effects!
- New languages! Tomb Raider I now supports; English, German, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese.
- Various game play fixes and performance tweaks.
First Level Doesn't Appear Anymore?!
So I bought this game, thinking it'd be great. I watched the opening cinematic, great. I started a new game. Now things mess up. It's been a while since I started playing it, but I think the scene "Cafe" happened after the Peru mountain level for me (which I didn't even get to play all the way through). I played the beginning of the mountain level (the first) and I get to the cave that is shown when readjusting controls. But I had to put the game down for a while so I closed the app. I come back and no game was there (yes I realized I forgot to save), but when I started a new game it was completely off. The "Cafe" scene showed but right after went straight to falling into the cave with the panther/cat/feline statues and the trap door. Back up. I don't remember anything leading to that when I played it. I have now tried several times to start a new game and the same thing happens: no Peru mountain scene or level. I read through the reviews on here and seems I may be the only person experiencing this? Overall good so far, controls need tweaking, and please check the coding for the level and test things through. I am going to try deleting the app and redownloading (maybe a glitch instead of coding).
Graphically it is perfect. Some improvements in the textures, but otherwise it looks like the original engine. The controls are difficult on an iPad-only, but combined with an external controller it is absolutely a joy to play. People might complain about the controls, but remember that this was one of the very first games (if not the first) that had third person camera. The later versions were more responsive. You can see some of those improvements in the Tomb Raider II port done by these guys.
I really can’t imagine them improving on this game. Just leave it the way it is. A true classic and at a very reasonable price.
I get way more enjoyment out of this game than all the weird “buy a bag of coins to play this level” games in the App store. I wish more developers would put out quality titles and just charge more for them. Honestly, I wouldn’t have minded paying 10 bucks for this. It is just so much fun.
Archaeological Explorers Paradise...
The graphics look better than the screenshots.
The story is good and the gameplay is oh so good and the ambient infused lush environments are spectacular!
Not necessarily realistic but surprisingly immersive.
The controls have a steep learning curve. You can customize the controls with what works for you. Lara's Home in the main menu has a good control tutorial.
...And if all else fails, get a MOGA game controller...
Saving is kind of funky so use multiple slots, there is no level select, and sometimes the cutscenes glitch out and auto save making you stuck indefinitely, so once again be sure to use multiple slots!
The end of level stats don't keep track of secrets found, but they are still there.
The Unfinished Business expansion is included featuring bonus levels.
If you buy this game for $1 separately from the $5 bundle three-pack, you can 'Complete My Bundle' later for $4, but the bundle says limited time so better off to stock up while you can!
This game is huge and at times very challenging but always seems to be extremely fun. I just beat it in 12+ hours so making my way to Tomb Raider II.
See you on the flipside!
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SQUARE ENIX: 5 Stars for you my friend for making such a superb rendition of a classic masterpiece a reality on iOS, thx!
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- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 26, 2014
- Version: 1.0.1
- Size: 301 MB
- Languages: English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
- Seller: SQUARE ENIX Ltd
- © 2013 SQUARE ENIX Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.