GamesBeat: Tomb Raider reboot makes you wonder if you want to play or watch Lara Croft (preview)

GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi: The feeling I got when I played a preview of the new Tomb Raider game was one of moving back and forth between a movie and a game. That’s exactly what happens when the scene shifts from a movie-like cinematic and the actual game play. The effect is a gripping, more personal story that could go a long way toward reviving Lara Croft as a top-tier video game franchise.

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acronkyoung2195d ago

I watched Lara Croft with those Angelina Jolie movies. Trust me when I say I do not want to watch Lara Croft.

Frankfurt2195d ago (Edited 2195d ago )

Uncharted, Enslaved, Asura's Wrath, Heavy Rain, this game... cinematic BS needs to go.

I have nothing against cutscenes here and there, but when you feel like you're just walking between scripted sequences (automated platforming, triggers every 5 minutes, "hold button to look there", QTEs), you know you're no longer playing a videogame.