Is it time for Tomb Raider to die?

Laura in full gear  Even those who’ve never touched a gaming console in their digital lives have heard of Tomb Raider, the influential video game featuring the exploits of the heroic — and seemingly indestructible — Lara Croft.

Like its fictional heroine, the game also possesses a kind of immortality, the latest version from Crystal Dynamics being pretty much a remake of the original. But, as this hilarious animation from Australian-based writer and gamer Yahtzee Crowshaw suggests, more is not always better. (Warning: the piece uses four-letter words that some viewers may find objectionable.) Play the video

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