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Originally Posted by Er-ElThere's been 1 Tomb Raider reboot...
The others were sequels and prequels.
Originally Posted by mighty_pirateI really liked Uncharted 1 & 2. Lara Croft always felt so vapid & one dimensional, not to mention an uneccesary thief; rich as sin & determined to just store all of her loot in her mansion.
Uncharted was much more like a spiritual successor to Indiana Jones, with Nathan Drake reminding me a lot of Nathan Fillion as the lead (beyond just the name). They were great & at least Nathan did it for a living & was quite honest about his intentions to sell artifacts to museums for a small fortune. Not to mention actually having some relatable & meaningful dialogue. Nobody ever gave a **** about anything Lara said.
Originally Posted by Da_Rude_BaboonWhat an odd article.
Originally Posted by themaxVideo games don't always need to reinvent the wheel to be refreshing and new. I start to wonder if the word has become over used in the industry. You can't get two lines out of any developer, manufacturer without the word innovate tossed in somewhere to spruce up the PR.
Originally Posted by SolidusUncharted really showcased to myself what a game should be about;
I picked up the first one earlier this year and despite it being many years old and myself having played many hit titles; I thought Uncharted drakes fortune was unbelievably good;
All that leads me to ask whether Uncharted is becoming a franchise in dire need of innovation? Maybe therell be the option of playing it in 3D, which will no doubt get the Sony Computer Entertainment PR machine and the PlayStation fanboys shouting, but will there be anything extra for the ordinary gamer on the street? The fancy graphics and neat story have become somewhat rote by now. Sure its a very solid franchise for the PlayStation 3 platform, one that has been smothered in critical and commercial acclaim, but it already feels that Uncharted is doing exactly what Lara once did. Tomb Raider too peaked early before settling into a by-the-numbers rhythm.
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