We’ve nearly reached the much-anticipated launch date for Crystal Dynamic’s reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise, featuring everyone’s favorite female adventurer, Lara Croft. For those who don’t know, Crystal Dynamics has been releasing a series of behind-the-scenes featurettes on their official YouTube page detailing the development process during, quite literally, the final hours of Tomb Raider. With the last of the series coming to an end yesterday, I’ve decided to compile all the videos for your facilitated viewing pleasure. The series is produced by Geoff Keighley and narrated by nerd-culture celebrity Chuck Bartows… I mean Zachary Levi. I strongly encourage anyone interested in the game development process, or intrigued by the world of Tomb Raider, to sit back and enjoy the five-part series in its entirety.
Here is the series’ official synopsis:
“Crystal Dynamics has partnered with video game journalist Geoff Keighley to produce an innovative new installment in his well-regarded Final Hours documented series, to be hosted by actor and gamer Zachary Levi. The Final Hours of Tomb Raider will give fans an unprecedented, fly-on-the-wall perspective of the twists and turns of game development and highlight the key creative forces responsible for reimagining the iconic video game franchise Tomb Raider.”
Without further ado, I present to you, Tomb Raider: The Final Hours
Tomb Raider will be released on March 5 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Keep your eye out for our official review shortly thereafter.