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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Shelley Blond (Lara Croft, Tomb Raider)

By Marty Mulrooney

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To mark and celebrate the 22 year anniversary of Tomb Raider – released for Sega Saturn, PlayStation and PC in 1996 – Alternative Magazine Online is thrilled to present an exclusive online interview with veteran voice actor Shelley Blond, the original voice of Lara Croft!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Rhianna Pratchett (Lead Writer, Tomb Raider)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Rhianna Pratchett is a professional writer who originally started off as a journalist (PC Zone, The Guardian) before becoming a video game scriptwriter (Heavenly Sword, Mirror’s Edge). Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed the new Tomb Raider reboot (PlayStation 3), describing it as “a flawed game that manages to move past its problems to largely deliver upon the promise of a character-driven epic adventure/inception story.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Rhianna Pratchett, Tomb Raider’s lead writer!

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GAME REVIEW – Tomb Raider (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Tomb Raider is an appropriately named reboot for one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time. There’s no need for a suffix – after four previous Tomb Raider games developed by Crystal Dynamics, it seems that the time has come for a fresh start and a reconstructed origin story for the most well-loved and instantly recognisable female video game character in history. The year is 2013 and Lara Croft has finally become relevant again. Hot pants and dual pistols have been replaced by anguish, pain, a bow… and a pickaxe. From the wreckage of the ship Endurance, a survivor is born.

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GAME REVIEW – Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is an isometric top down shooter developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. That’s right, in a noticeable departure from the main Tomb Raider series, Guardian of Light is an arcade shooter with multiplayer support! Originally released for Xbox 360, the game was later released for both PlayStation 3 and Steam (PC). Alternative Magazine Online’s review will cover the PC version played with an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows.

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