Bit-tech: Tomb Raider: Underworld Review

Still an essential game for platformer fans, or those who just want to check in with Lara and see if she really has evolved from waterballoon saleswoman to something you can actually have on-screen in front of your girlfriend, Underworld is an ultimately worthwhile frustration despite the issues – but that doesn't absolve them. The game is playable, but sometimes you'll think it isn't.

In the end what holds Lara back is that though she may have taken one step forward on the story front, she's taken a step backwards on the control side. What Bit-tech really needs to do is get her to turn around on the spot three times, drop a flare and leap forwards to see if we can cheat our way straight onto the next game and see if that's any more polished.

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