Product Overview: Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance; Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor. About Tomb Raider: When the first ever Tomb Raider game launced in 1996 it was a revolution. Oustanding in terms of graphics; gameplay; and storyline ; it changed the way that video games were played and developed forever. Fronting the games assault on the world was the central character; Lara Croft. Lara was also to have an incredible impact; quickly becoming the most recognized and celebrated female action heroine and an icon for the video games industry. Today over 30 million Tomb Raider games have been sold; making it one of the most lucrative video games franchises while also generating movies; advertising; magazines; books and merchandise.