Original Tomb Raider Coming To iPhone Today


The original Tomb Raider is coming to iOS devices today, Square Enix have announced. The game will cost £0.69/$0.99/€0.89.


Tomb Raider was developed by Core Design and originally released in 1996 for the PC and PlayStation One. In 2007, Crystal Dynamics developed a remake of the game, titled Tomb Raider: Anniversary, and tied it into their own take on the series’ story. Crystal Would later go on to reboot the franchise a second time with 2013’s Tomb Raider.


Note that the iOS release of Tomb Raider doesn’t feature any upgrades to the original game. It’s simply the original with controls optimized for touch screens.

Ishaan Sahdev
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