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Square Enix sell Tomb Raider, Deux Ex and several studios to Embracer Group

Square Enix are to sell most of their Western studios and intellectual property such as Tomb Raider, Deux Ex, Thief and Legacy Of Kain to Sweden’s Embracer Group for $300 million (£240 million) in cash, it has been announced. The studios being sold to Embracer include Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix Montréal, but not the UK-based Square Enix Collective. This means Square will retain publishing rights to IP including Life Is Strange, Just Cause and Outriders. The deal transfers around 1,100 staff to Embracer and more than 50 ‘back-catalogue’ games. It’s expected to conclude sometime between July and September,…

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Square Enix is selling Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Lara Craft Go along with their studios

Crystal Dynamics, Eidos Montreal, and Square Enix Montreal are being sold off to the Embracer Group. The Embracer Group has embraced a host of new studios. The holding company on purchasing spree has agreed to acquire three of Square Enix’s Western studios, along with their franchises and back-catalogues. That’s Tomb Raider’s Crystal Dynamics, Guardians of the Galaxy (and Deus Ex) developer Eidos Montreal, and Square Enix Montreal (Hitman Go, Lara Croft Go). The two publishers announced the $300 million cash transaction this morning, confirming that the deal includes over 50 IPs. The acquisition adds around 1,100 new employees to Embracer…

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Tomb Raider reboot writer Rhianna Pratchett woud like it if Lara had “less father issues” in next game

The video game writer touched on her feelings on the series at this week’s BAFTA Games Awards. Former Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett has said she would like Lara Croft to have a touch less father issues in the next game. Pratchett recently spoke with Eurogamer at this week’s BAFTA Games Awards, where she touched on her thoughts on working on the rebooted version of the character, as well as what she hopes to see from Lara Croft in the future. “We had a really fun time evolving her character, so I would like to see probably less father issues,”…

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Next Tomb Raider game is in development and is being built using Unreal Engine 5

The news was announced alongside the release of Epic’s new engine today. Crystal Dynamics has announced that its next Tomb Raider game is being built on Unreal Engine 5. Announced today alongside of the release of Unreal Engine 5, the next game in the series will be built using Epic’s technology instead of the Crystal proprietary engine. “Crystal Dynamics is proud to be a part of the launch of Unreal Engine 5,” said Crystal Dynamics GM Dallas Dickinson. “This new engine translates to next-level storytelling and gameplay experiences. And that’s why we’re thrilled to announce today that we’ve just started…

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5 Best Video Game Themed Slot Machines

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The joy of going for a swim in Tomb Raider

There’s an old chestnut from gaming mythology – you surely know the one – about the movement in Mario’s 3D ventures being perfected by Shigeru Miyamoto at their very start with Super Mario 64. Core Design managed the same thing with the original Tomb Raider back in 1996, too. Nobody really talks about it now, while the Mario story endures. Possibly because Nintendo didn’t make umpteen identikit sequels over the following decade or splash Mario’s stretchy mug on the cover of The Face. Really though, the Italian plumber and English graverobber were equally confident that if all their moves were…

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Square Enix E3 2021: How To Watch

Hello, it’s still E3. Funny seeing you here, getting ready to watch Square Enix’s E3 2021 Summer Showcase. Here’s when and where to watch. Square Enix is showing off its stuff on Sunday, June 13, at 12:15pm Pacific/ 3:15pm Eastern.You can watch on YouTube, embedded below, or on Twitch.Square Enix has already revealed some of the things we’ll see at the show. We’ve been promised more Babylon’s Fall, an action RPG first teased during Square Enix’s sparse E3 2018 presentation and which we saw a little more of in a PlayStation State of Play in 2019.We also know there’ll be…

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Watch today’s Square Enix Presents livestream here

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 18 March 2021 11:29 GMT Square Enix will be presenting a Square Enix Presents livestream later today, and it promises to be packed with new games, new updates, and more – here’s what you need to know.Square Enix’s first take on a virtual presentation – much in the vein of Nintendo Direct, Inside Xbox, Sony State of Play, or that supposed Bandai Namco Next – is set to go live later this afternoon, and we’re expecting some new announcements.The debut Square Enix Presents event is due to kick off today at 10am PT, 1pm ET, 5pm UK, and…

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Fortnite wolves | How to tame or kill wolves

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 has the Primal theme, bringing with it a host of wilderness survival mechanics. Among the new additions are wild animals which are now roaming the map. Currently the local fauna is made up of chickens, frogs, boars, and wolves.Of the four, wolves are particularly interesting for a couple of reasons. They’re the only animal in the game that will attack you on sight, so it’s good to know in advance how to deal with them if they spot you.But taking the time to tame a wolf will get you a fearsome animal companion who’s capable…

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Fortnite: Golden Artifacts near the Spire | All locations for the weekly quest

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 launched yesterday, and naturally a new set of weekly challenges are already underway.Completing these quests are of vital importance if you’re looking to unlock all the content from the season’s Battle Pass, including some highly sought-after new skins.This first quest requires you to collect three Golden Artifacts from near The Spire, a new location that’s opened up on the map.Where to find Golden Artifacts in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6So far we’ve found five Golden Artifacts, though you only need to collect three to complete the challenge. (This can be done across multiple matches).All of…

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Fortnite: Season 6 | New skins, map changes, and more

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 begins today, with a new set of collaborative skins based on Tomb Raider‘s Lara Croft garnering the most attention.There’s still more to see, however, as the season also introduces weapon crafting, the game’s first single-player story segment, and a whole host of other new skins which are worth looking out for (even if they’re maybe not Tomb Raider levels of cool).The season’s theme is wilderness, with the subtitle Primal giving you some hints as to what changes to expect on the map. New skins in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 How to unlock the new…

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Survivor Trilogy has leaked via the Microsoft Store

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 7 March 2021 13:09 GMT It looks like the most recent trilogy of Tomb Raider games is due for a release as one big collection if a new listing on the Microsoft Store is anything to go by.Tomb Raider: Definitive Survivor Trilogy has appeared on the Microsoft Store and promises a release date of March 18. The Trilogy includes Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Shadow of the Tomb Raider and also contains all the DLC that’s been released for the Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal games that’s been launched since 2013 (cheers, Resetera).“Tomb Raider:…

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Next Tomb Raider game will unify the classic and modern timelines

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 28 January 2021 20:42 GMT That said, the studio has no major game announcement to make. The next Tomb Raider game will unify the timelines, according to Crystal Dynamics. According to game director Will Kerslake, the team envisions a future of Tomb Raider games unfolding after the “established adventures” – from the Core Design’s first game to the latest released by Crystal Dynamics. We’re celebrating 25 Years of Tomb Raider throughout 2021, with community features, nostalgic content, and surprises along the way! — Tomb Raider (@tombraider) January 27, 2021“Our origin trilogy told the story of…