An archaeologist and daughter to a rich aristocratic English family ventures across the world in search of the three mysterious Scion artifacts.

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Vicky Arnold (script), Toby Gard (concept)
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Shelley Blond Shelley Blond ... Lara Croft (voice)
Nathan McCree ... Monk (voice)
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Storyline

Lara Croft is the daughter to a rich aristocratic English family. She is also nothing like her family, as she writes about her expeditions for rare artifacts. Natla Industries ("Creator of all things bright and beautiful," claims Natla's lackey, Larson) has hired Lara to find a rare artifact called the Scion. But what is Natla's interest with the Scion? Is Lara being used? Most importantly, what's a nice girl like Lara Croft doing in an adventure game like this? Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Sometimes a killer body just isn't enough.


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Official Sites:

Eidos | Steam Store

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Haka shinnyuusha See more »

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Originally conceived with a male lead character; changed to a female character in order to reduce similarities with Indiana Jones. See more »

Quotes

Lara Croft: Ah, Pierre. You litterbug.
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Alternate Versions

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One of the most original games ever.
12 April 2001 | by Hikage-samaSee all my reviews

One of sony`s best games ever. The character Lara Croft, music & atmosphere in this game is fantastic. The enemies are cool to kill. Diving, climbing, running & shooting, it`s fun in this game. Tomb Raider is so good that Hollywood decided to do a 80m dollars movie out of it, with sugar babe Angelina Jolie. COOOOL.


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