Console Monster writes: "The Tomb Raider series has been in a bit of a slump over the past few years, with a lot of the games simply not living up to their potential, with perhaps the worst offender being Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness. Thankfully the series has been looking progressively better, with games such as Tomb Raider: Legend and Tomb Raider: Anniversary bringing the series back on form. This comeback is looking set to be complete with the latest title in the series, Tomb Raider: Underworld. I was recently invited to take a look at the title, and it is really shaping up nicely.
Let's begin where the game kicks off. It all starts with the trailer that was shown at this year's E3, of Lara blowing her mansion up in spectacular fashion. Following on from this you are thrust inside that burning mansion for the tutorial. It really is a nice change of pace to have a tutorial set in such an intense location, with flames everywhere and parts of the mansion collapsing..."