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Weekly Wrap-UP-#9

Check out the latest info in the Tomb Raider world! #TombRaider20

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Well folks, here is the 9th Weekly wrap-up! With the 4th of July come and gone and the chaotic churn of many birthdays in my family among many travel plans and trips to the mountains, work, writing etc I have had my work cut out for me. I have several projects in line for this month, and believe me, I did not forget nor abandon them. My dilemma is not having enough hours in a day to get to everything. I think some of us can relate. So as for this instalment of “The Weekly Wrap-Up” I am reporting on some of the items that Crystal Dynamics has officially announced. Let’s get started:

I am pleased to say that the:
#TOMBRAIDER20 ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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Recently Crystal Dynamics announced the winners of the #TombRaider20 Community Art Contest! Everyone should check it out and enjoy the lovely artwork within the special gallery for full details. blog.

VIEW THE #TOMBRAIDER20 ART CONTEST WINNERS GALLERY

As part of their reward, they will be featured in a special print offering to be revealed later this year and receive $1,000 USD. Thanks to everyone who took part! 

HONORABLE MENTIONS OF THE #TOMBRAIDER20 ART CONTEST
In addition to highlighting the winners of the art contest, we’re also sharing honorable mentions.

Check out these classic Croft stylized pieces from the #TombRaider20 Community Art contest. These interpretations of Lara brought us back to the nostalgia of the earlier titles filled with save crystals, gold belt buckles and medipacks. Drawing on 20 years of Tomb Raider games, each of these artists put in their time and talents to create these pieces that showcased a quintessential part of Tomb Raider lore. Art and artist information may be found in the captions.

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VIEW THE HONORABLE MENTIONS

TOMB RAIDER IN COMICS

NEW TOMB RAIDER COMICS FAN KIT – NOW AVAILABLE!

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Ready to join the #TombRaider20 celebration? Throughout 2016 we’ll highlight major milestones from the past two decades.

Since we’re coming up on San Diego Comic Con 2016, we’re taking a look at Tomb Raider’s impact in print. Check out our comic book fankit on Flickr – featuring Tomb Raider artists such as Andy ParkAdam HughesRandy GreenNicolas Selma, and Phillip Sevy – to share in on the nostalgia and download your own social banners.

DOWNLOAD THE TOMB RAIDER COMICS FAN KIT

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#TOMBRAIDER 20 MEMORIES
 
In 2016, Tomb Raider celebrates 20 years of an icon. There are videos which are part of an ongoing compilation of game industry and Tomb Raider community submissions that help to answer the question, “What does Tomb Raider mean to you?”

So add to the fun and Join the #TombRaider20 celebration, keep up with activities and share your own video at: http://TombRaider20.com/ 

Matsuda-san, CEO of Square Enix, reflects on his favorite moments with the Tomb Raider franchise as part of our ongoing #TombRaider20 celebration.

https://youtu.be/y6b5q_EICyI?list=PLkr4eik1ntB46B6eIdFuAPkSToD85Mms0&t=3

A 2018 release date for Tomb Raider film!

As if there was not enough to celebrate within the Tomb Raider universe, along come this fantastic news! It has been announced that the forthcoming Tomb Raider movie will star Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander and the release date for this film shall be March 16, 2018! I am very pleased with the choice of actress and cannot wait to see it!. It should be wonderful.

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READ THE FULL STORY ON VARIETY

THIS WEEK IN GAMING HISTORY FEATURE

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Crystal Dynamics recently shared This Week In Gaming history feature which continued with insights on the gaming industry, Gex, Tomb Raider and more!

 

And finally, for those of you that have heard the rumour and panicked, here is your answer:

  • Has the Rise of the Tomb Raider PlayStation 4 version been cancelled? 
  • As stated previously, Rise of the Tomb Raider’s PlayStation 4 release is set for Holiday 2016.

 

Well, that’s a wrap! I am glad to bring any official news from the world of Tomb Raider that I can. Stay tuned for much more, and something I am working on coming soon to my fansite. So with that said, keep raiding out there Tomb Raider fans.  Remember the past speaks through the many artefacts waiting to be discovered. This is Emma signing off until the next instalment of Okh Eshivar! Thanks for the visit.

 

Emma Q!

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