The Final Hours of Tomb Raider
By Geoff Keighley Presents...
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Lara Croft is back! The Final Hours of Tomb Raider takes you behind the scenes at developer Crystal Dynamics to chronicle the four-year development of this series reboot. Journalist Geoff Keighley interviews the creative team and unearths never-before-seen concept art and videos to showcase what ended up on the cutting room floor. Complete with photos, interactive experiences and other surprises, The Final Hours of Tomb Raider is the ultimate insider’s guide to the reimagining of the Tomb Raider universe.
What's New in Version 1.01
Minor Bug Fixes
Thoughtfully put together, and detailed enough you feel you got a true behind-the-scenes look. The “Final Hours” series is one of the only media products I’ve seen that takes advantage of what tablets can offer, with 360º imagery, reader polls, embedded video, and optional drill-down content. The writing is a bit too gentle, and some hard questions seem to have gone unasked (e.g. I’d like to know what made the team move away from the comically-busty Lara to a realistic model — was it really just a focus group?). Several pages have pixelation issues, which detracts from the experience. Overall, easily worth the $0.99 price tag, even for casual Tomb Raider fans like myself.
Broken Video Links
I really like reading about how games like Tomb Raider were made. The behind the scenes stuff is interesting to watch, and almost makes me appreciate the final game more.
The Final Hours apps are really well put together and well written. However, I've found that most of the "prototype" and "never before seen" videos in this Tomb Raider edition fail to load, even with a working internet connection. Very disappointing! If I were able to view the videos, my rating would easily be five stars.
This has been one of the most interesting looks into a game I've ever had. There's a lot of content here, it's beautiful.
- Category: News
- Updated: Mar 12, 2013
- Version: 1.01
- Size: 411 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Ola Balola LLC
- © 2013, Ola Balola LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.