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Lara Croft Games’ Switch Ports Coming in 2023

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Two spin-offs of the Tomb Raider series are coming to the Nintendo Switch next year. Developer Feral Interactive is working on porting the Lara Croft games to Nintendo’s platform.

According to tweets by Feral Interactive’s official account, the developer will bring the two Lara Croft games to Switch in 2023. Feral has experience in porting console and PC titles to Switch and mobile platforms. It ported versions of Rome: Total War, Medieval II: Total War, and Alien: Isolation, among others.

The games were spin-offs from the Tomb Raider franchise that originally launched for the Xbox 360 and PS3 in 2010. Then in 2014, both appeared for the PS4 and Xbox One. Unlike the main Tomb Raider titles, which are third-person action titles with a behind-the-back perspective, the Lara Croft games played out in a top-down, isometric viewing angle. They focused on cooperative play and puzzle-solving rather than combat and traversal. They were also unconnected from the “rebooted” Tomb Raider games took a more cinematic storytelling approach.

In 2010’s Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Lara teams up with an ancient Mayan warrior named Totec. The two must team together to bring an ancient evil back under control after Lara’s loss of an ancient, cursed artifact.

The sequel, 2014’s Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, Lara teams up with rival Carter Bell, as well as ancient Egyptian avatars of the gods Isis and Horus. The game supported four-player co-op, and tasked players with protecting the world from the advent of the evil god Set.

The two Lara Croft games will come to Nintendo Switch in 2023. They’re also available on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC.

Josh Tolentino
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