Rise of the Tomb Raider is an upcoming action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics, and published by Microsoft Studios exclusively for Xbox One and Xbox 360. It is the sequel to the 2013 video game Tomb Raider. The First Trailer was released on 1st June 2014 which created a great hype among gamer around the world.
The game will feature a crafting system, allowing players to create items by scavenging materials from plants and animals in the game’s harsh environment. The in-game environment will include a weather system that both human and animal characters can react to and a day-night cycle. For example, to create a hardier winter coat Lara must hunt a wolf which only comes out during a specific time of day and specific weather condition. Lara can swim which will add to Lara’s mobility and combat tactics. On June 15, 2015 at Microsoft E3 Press-Conference, Tomb Raider was finally revealed as a world-wide gameplay, confirming to be released on November 10, 2015 on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Combat has been redesigned with more options for stealth and sneak attacks. Lara can confuse enemies using the environment, hide behind bushes or in trees, or avoid combat altogether by climbing trees or traveling across roof tops. The bow and arrow return from Tomb Raider. Options for multiple bows can be fashioned from specific animals and materials that Lara can hunt and salvage. Other weapons such as her pistol and climbing axe make a return, plus an added hunting knife for melee or sneak attacks
Set after Tomb Raider, Lara Croft’s experience of the supernatural on Yamatai has been covered up by the organization Trinity. In order to prove she is not insane, Lara becomes obsessed with finding the truth behind myths around the world. Rise of the Tomb Raider follows Lara Croft and Jonah Maiava as they search Siberia for the ancient city Kitezh, built by the Grand Prince of Vladimir in the 13th century, which Lara believes holds some truth behind immortality. In a race against Trinity, a well funded organization interested in the supernatural, Lara must survive against humans, animals, and the environment in order to find the truth behind the myths and become who she was destined to be.