PluggedIn - Way back in the late 1960s there were a number of new products determined to take advantage of the then-burgeoning age of female empowerment. One of those was a "cigarette for ladies" that sported the slogan "You've come a long way, baby."
Jump ahead half a century, and that catchphrase seems appropriate for a different breed of empowered gal: a video-gaming icon and all-around hard-hitting adventurer named Lara Croft. From her digitally blocky, impossibly proportioned beginnings to her Angelina Jolie-starring movie turns to this brand-new reboot—Crystal Dynamic's simply titled Tomb Raider—this British, high-kicking spelunker has indeed leaped into many a dark cavern and crawled her way through a lot of changes. -