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Lara Croft’s Origins Will be Revealed in Reboot

December 7, 2010 Written by Adam Wolfe

Earlier this year, Crystal Dynamics released Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, which took the classic Tomb Raider style in a new direction. There were some initial concerns, but ultimately many felt that it was an excellent game, and it seemed like Tomb Raider was headed back to its glory days. Now it looks like Crystal Dynamics is preparing a full reboot of the series.

Earlier today, Gameinformer revealed their January cover story, which shows off a brand new Tomb Raider game, simply titled Tomb Raider. The game will introduce a younger, inexperienced Lara Croft and the physical and emotional trauma she endures to survive.

Crystal Dynamics had this to say about the reboot:

Rebooting the Tomb Raider franchise through an origin story wasn’t so much a choice as an act of necessity. Drastic measures were needed. To build an entirely fresh Lara – a culturally relevant hero worth of the attention that once came so effortlessly – they must break her first

No other information is known, but since the story runs next month, we will be bringing you all the new information.