Laid-off "Tomb Raider: Underworld" creative director Eric Lindstrom is apparently answering fan questions on a "Tomb Raider" forums and reveals just how close we may be to getting an M-rated Lara Croft. more info following the link!
If Lara were in a topless scene on a next gen system it would sell like wildfire. Why? Well do the math... 14/15 year old boy + topless Lara Croft = $ALE$
People tried doing topless Lara remember, even Playboy did and Eidos shut it down in the blink of an eye. AOD could have been on the brink of a M had Eidos not rushed the development of the game, it was setup to be dark, even the promo's for it show that. A shame, first Core Design had to pay for the greed of Eido's, and now Core Design.
And I don't think that making her look MORE like a prostitute will really help. Cheers, - C
EIDOS has a rep to keep with lara croft. its like those celebrity sex scandals. if they pose nude their rep is tarnished (to some mind you). i think the same could be said about ms croft. as much as gamers would like to see it, i dont think EIDOS would allow it considering the sales that they get from the franchise. MAYBE they'll consider it after us customers stop buying the game and they need to.....'refresh' the series??;)
I am 17 and I would enjoy a M-rated Lara :D
Considering the games about exploring i don't really see how you can aim for a Mature rating without just adding the odd swear word or splash of blood. I would rather them try for a more mature story and give Lara a bit of depth than just turn it into tombs of war.
well it could be rated M if you are able to explore certain "areas"....not just tombs...if you know what i mean hehehe
or maybe have her explore the jungle in a two piece?? heheh
lol i'd like to explore the "jungle cave", the "moutains" on the front all the way to the peaks of those mountains, and then the "hills and the valley" on the backside. with whipped cream of course ;)
vicekingz you motorboatin son of a lol
maybe ad some boob physics lika DOA series
you got a good thing going there bud...lol
Tomb Raider series is finished so let it go
Too little too late. Ms Croft is old now. Even if they try to do the next one more gritty and mature themed. I doubt any of the new(er) gamers will flock to it, specially with Uncharted 2 coming out soon.
I guess thats one way to get people to buy these games....
I'd rather see Nariko topless
you do nate but she will kick your ass first before that happens. Isn't Elena enough lol!.
Why are people automatically assuming a M rating to sex? A gritter storyline is plausible as well.
that 14/15 year olds would rather see a tittier story line not a grittier one. Could help myself... was WAY too easy. ;)
Tomb Raider is not a M rated franchise Darker doesn't mean better (ex. Prince Of Persia 2). Profanity doesn't mean better (Frank Miller's Batman)
Is awesome I loved it when the gameplay was all grid based
I can't find a ounce of care in my body for the games, when we all can expect Uncharted to destroy everything ever built by the Tomb Raider franchise!... they outta hang it up!
Where else can they go now? In the past they whole sex sales scene was never an option. Which they stood by for years and years. Since Tomb raider was out people have dreamed of a more sexy lara. I remember for years how the "nude" code cursed gamers. Will they go this route? Yes and no. Yes i'm sure it will be a more visual in violence and sexuality. It wouldnt surprise me to see Lara in a thong bikini running around. Far as nude goes? Well we'll see. Seeing lara naked has been the fantasy of gamers for years. Like other said, it would sell like wild fire. I mean look at all the attention it has instintly got them. Soon as you hear Tomb raider and M rating, flashing lights start going off.
I think they went the wrong direction it should be towards xxx-rated in order to sells more than now
Personally I think the series could benefit a M rated overhaul and I don't mean in the way of tons of blood guts swearing and sex. What I mean is to make the game deeper in terms of storyline. While the Tomb Raider games have always had a story none of them have ever been that deep and I think that's something the game would benefit from. Personally I would say that hope is not lost for the series. Alot of people thought this was the case and then along came Legend which proved the series could still be prevalent even today. If Mario can stay popular all these years there is no reason Lara can't Eidos just needs to figure out what to do.
Are they built for speed or for comfort? what did you do? did you squeeze em? you try the motorboat?BRrrrrrrrrr? ha ah! you motor boatin son of a b**** you sailor you!! LOL you have to love wedding crashers..
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