The Conquistadork Reviews “Rise Of The Tomb Raider”

Nearly three years ago I played the 2013 reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise and absolutely fell in love. Now, I had never played any of the original Tomb Raider games and therefore had little basis for comparison when it came to what I should expect. What I didn’t expect, however, was how exciting, gorgeous and just plain fun that reboot would be. It sent me straight to my computer where I wrote up a review that would eventually become the first article on my gaming blog, Notes From The Conquistadork.

Tomb Raider 2013

Originally published at The Arcade Philosopher on July 18th, 2013.             In the interest of full disclosure, I suppose I should point out that I never played any of the original Tomb Raider titles.  I admit that this is odd, particularly when you realize that the first incarnation of this iconic series was made just as the drunken mechanical…