"She is arguably the first true female “icon” in video game history, and despite how many times she appears to die on screen, well… she never really dies, does she?"
Lara Croft and her nude patch pitched a tent in my pants back in high school.
I've always considered the dudes who dug Lara just for the digiboobies to be kind of pathetic examples of the desperate lonely video game nerd archetype, TBH. Something about pixel-lust is kind of creepy to me almost like dudes who drool over anime characters that don't actually exist as humans. Since the Lara character has been portrayed so many different ways (i.e. her looks are not set in stone, a zillion models, actresses, games, comics, drawings, etc, have been made of her some not even distinguishable as the same "person"), I'd much rather see people cite her as being important as an example of a strong female heroine and trail blazer character in gaming history rather than just a big lump of wood inducing 38 double D pixelbooty art.
take a picture of a girl put her on the internet is she not then jujst pixels
I don't think many of you know the cultural impact Tomb Raider has had on the game industry and game media. She definitely is an icon for gaming. It was sort of in a way that caught non-gamer appeal and became a sex symbol in her own right. Yeah yeah, digital boobs WTF, but look at all the models and hot girls have knowingly dressed up as a video game character.
LOL. Lara Croft will always be an idol
If done right, it would be interesting to see her make a guest appearance in an Uncharted game. Like they're competing to find a treasure, or maybe team up for a bit. Stressing 'if done right' though. It would probably come off corny and very much out of place though and that's definitely not worth it.
"She is arguably the first true female “icon” in video game history" Mrs. Pacman. Hellooooo!!! :)
Ms. Pacman is garbage, it's just Pacman with a red bow on its head.
so you're saying mrs pacman is just a transvestite pacman?
Princess Toadstool, baby.
The left pad in Pong.
both pads actually. the ball is doing both. lucky bastard!
Only good game that I remember playing as a female character.
great game thumbs up
Lara is a definite gaming icon, though had original Tomb Raider been a rubbish game I doubt she would have lasted even with the “programming error” to which you refer
Lara must never die! In fact, we need more female characters in video games, you know, in the interest of, errr, equality and all that. ;)
eh... she'll probably live on in cosplay, but I don't know...
She will always stand out to people.
everyone knows Croft
"She is arguably the first true female “icon” in video game history" samus aran say gives this a thumb down
What's with all the borderlands comments?
was wondering that myself lol
its time to put her down. TR3 and up was bad, from what i've been told. then there's the movies. the 1st one was ok, but after that, meh, plus kim is going to be the new lara. its sad to see sony mascots dying. Crash, Spyro, Lara. the only one that survived is the twisted metal series, but the new ps3 version looks like halo and GTA, instead of a true twisted metal game. :/
I'm too sexy for my shirt. So sexy it hurts. Lara Croft is also too sexy for her shirt, but not so sexy it hurts.
If Tomb Raider is ever getting a chance at making a comeback, they need to rebuild the formula from the ground up.
They just need to implement a cover system, and some better gunplay. The platforming has always been good. Maybe hire a nice Hollywood writer and we'll be rolling.
What they should do is something along the lines of "Lara Croft meets Uncharted". as a character in the series.
the picture is sexy lol. lara is like mario they will never die lol
Mmm... one hot momma! She definately can not die... not that she can't get hurt really badly, just to bounce back in the nick of time!
Well considering that SE now owns Eidios, don't bet on her dying anytime soon. SE likes money, and Tomb Raider produces money. Ergo, Lara Croft = alive.
She is my hero.
I have to disagree with everyone saying Tomb Raider should be more like Uncharted. The Tomb Raider games focus more on platforming and exploration while UC has a higher focus on the combat. I'd rather they just refine the platforming in TR and make it as smooth as it is in UC and tweek the gunplay a little but not so much that it becomes a UC clone.
Soooo agree with this. I love Uncharted 2, but it's an action game 100%. Tomb Raider should go in the complete opposite direction and be about exploring abandoned tombs.
She is my girl.....in my dreams!
Just wish she had smaller boobs.
Not much of a fan enjoying underworld so similar to uncharted.
I just played TR underworld, and I gotta say this series needs to die, it controls awful and they need to introduce some other gameplay sh!t
i agree on the picture
oh wow i remember having that bathing suit poster with lara hanging in my room when i was 12 years old. I jacked off many times to that poster back in the days lmao.
Tomb Raider Underworld was the first time I thought she looked really sexy cuz she was better proportioned.
Shes a videogame Icon plus she did Die in Tomb Raider the last revelation but was brought back due to high demand
Can anyone post link to that bikini wallpaper for my desktop. Need 1920x1200 or 1920x1080 TY :D
YOWZA. : ) when you think about it,if lara was 25 when she first came out, she'd be middle aged by now...
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