In 1996, the first Tomb Raider game was officially released, and it shot to the top of the charts. With its innovative 3D graphics, immersive environments and thought-provoking puzzles, gamers around the world were enchanted by Lara’s adventures. The original D-Pad controller provided precise control as players drove Lara through treacherous terrain. Tomb Raider elegantly showcased the synergy of PlayStation capabilities, CRT displays, and intuitive D-Pad controls, laying the foundation for Lara Croft’s enduring legacy.
The franchise found a home on PlayStation thanks to the success of Tomb Raider. The console versions of Tomb Raider II and III were exclusive to the platform, further solidifying the bond between Lara Croft and PlayStation.
The relationship between the two is as legendary as Lara’s expeditions, full of adventure, mystery and discoveries. Lara Croft has left an unforgettable legacy on PlayStation consoles and her journey is far from over.
The epic adventures of the iconic hero will now be beautifully presented on PS4 and PS5 with enhanced graphics, allowing longtime fans and new players alike to experience the timeless magic of the Tomb Raider franchise like never before.
Not only will the three original games be remastered, but players will be able to experience the corresponding expansions for each entry for the first time on consoles.
Unfinished Business: In these two expert levels, Lara has discovered the ruined segment of an alien city, which supposedly contains an alien hatchery. She must destroy the aliens before they infest the world.
The Gold Mask – Four action-packed levels previously only available online. Lara explores an abandoned mine shaft in Alaska and discovers a strange, hidden world. Many surprises await her as Lara discovers the secret of the Golden Mask.
The Lost Artifact: Six levels reveal the dramatic conclusion to the events that took place in Tomb Raider Ill. Lara is searching for the fifth artifact, rumored to be the legendary Hand of Rathmore. It is the key to unlocking the final secret of the ancient meteor’s powers.
From the treacherous tombs of Peru in the original Tomb Raider to the breathtaking views of Venice in Tomb Raider II and the mystical kingdom of India in Tomb Raider III, players will embark on a nostalgic journey filled with stunning landscapes and clever puzzles. Dust off your gear, sharpen your wits and prepare to once again step into Lara Croft’s adventurous shoes as we accompany Lara on her original globe-trotting expeditions.
The Tomb Raider series is full of secrets, traps, tricks, and collectibles. One of our favorites is finding Lara’s secret treasure room in Tomb Raider II. We’ve compiled some tips and tricks below to help you on your adventures:
Tomb Raider I
In Level 3: Lost Valley, your objectives contain five secrets hidden on temple rooftops or inside secret waterfalls. A hidden shotgun will be key to killing the dinosaurs that you will find in this area. Once obtained, collect the three gears needed to open the entrance to the Tomb of Qualopec.
Tomb Raider II
Throughout the game, there are several secret items hidden in different levels. You need to collect them all. Secrets are often hidden in hard-to-reach places or behind breakable walls. Use your keen observation skills to find them. You can access the inventory menu to check your progress in collecting secrets.
Continue playing until you reach the final level called Home Sweet Home. Make sure you have collected all the secrets in all the levels up to this point. In this level, you will eventually come across Lara’s Mansion. This level is unique because it serves as a hub world. You will find a room called the Trophy Room inside Lara’s Mansion. In this room, you can display the artifacts and treasures you have collected throughout the game. To access Lara’s secret treasure room, you will need to find the switch in the garden maze that opens the treasure room under the stairs.
Tomb Raider III
Continue playing until you reach the final level called Meteorite Cavern. Make sure you have collected all the secrets in all the levels up to this point. If all the levels’ secrets have been discovered when you get here, a new level called All Hallows will be available.
Tomb Raider I-III Remastered includes:
- Tomb Raider I+ The Unfinished Business Expansion
- Tomb Raider II + The Golden Mask Expansion
- Tomb Raider III + The Lost Artifact Expansion
Tomb Raider I-III Remastered is now available for pre-order. Please accept a huge thank you from the Aspyr and Crystal Dynamics teams! It is a great honor to bring our favorite games back to life.