PA:omb Raider is a game that explains how a young woman named Lara Croft transitioned from one stage of her life into the next. It’s a story of trauma, violence, ability, and potential. Tomb Raider successfully re-introduces us to the character of Lara Croft, the game explains how she became the hero and adventurer we came to love, and sets the stage for her next adventure. It’s a strong game with a satisfying beginning, middle, and end. It’s also one of the best games of the year.