Review: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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Continue the adventures of Lara Croft in the latest installment, Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Continuing the adventures begun in Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara finds herself in Central America exploring the mysterious city of Paititi.

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Release date: 14 September 2018

Developed by: Square Enix
Published by: Eidos Montreal
Disponible sur: PC Steam, Playstation 4 et Xbox One, Google Stadia.
Xbox Series and Playstation 5 compatible.

Type of game: Action, adventure
Average time of one game: 1 hour

Estimate of the total duration of the game:
12 hours to complete the main quest.
37 hours to complete everything

Topics: Fights, adventures, history

Business model: Just need to buy the game once.

Number of players:
1 player

Available in physical (blu-ray) or digital (download)

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This game is very popular with adult players who are starting to play adventure games
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Story mode is very short, but you can continue the adventure with the many extensions available online.

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The game plays very well all at once. It’s an action game that’s very linear and feels like an action movie.

Violence, fear, nudity?
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The game is quite violent. There is vulgar language and great bloodshed. When Lara dies, there are very often violent scenes depicted.

Language level used
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There is a rather vulgar and raw language used in the game.

Positive message
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This is a good adventure game that can introduce your child to a classic series. Lara Croft is an inspirational hero to young women and you feel very powerful when you play her.

Minimum reading level required
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Asked to read for a few years.

Additional costs ?
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It is possible to buy extensions to extend the adventure. It’s optional though.

Minimum level of execution on the controller required
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Very easy. Just menus to browse. No reflex required.

Principle of the game

You play as Lara Croft in a brand new adventure in the series. The game taking place following the events that took place in the previous opus, Rise of the Tomb Raider, you find yourself in another amazing adventure. So equip yourself and dive into the mysterious city of Paititi.

Local game modes

Just one mode where you go through history.

No online game modes


The game has many extensions available.

The Forge is an extension that has an additional mission in Kuwaq Yaku, new challenges, weapons and costumes.

The Pillar, The Nightmare, The Price of Survival and the Serpent’s Heart are extensions that each have an additional mission in Paititi, an additional challenge, weapons and costumes.

The Grand Caiman and The Path Home are extensions that each have an additional mission in San Juan, an additional challenge, weapons and costumes.


Although the game hasn’t relied as much on puzzles as it used to be, the new installments released by Square Enix since 2013 are masterpieces of action games. They pay a beautiful tribute to one of the most easily recognized heroines in the video game industry.

More information about the game: Official page of the game on the site of Square Enix


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