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Tomb Raider Sets Sales Record

Crystal Dynamics studio head Darrell Gallagher today told a GDC panel that their Tomb Raider reboot had the "biggest opening" of any videogame so far this year, and that in selling 3.4 million units in a week, has set a franchise record. This is reported on GameSpot, where they also note Square Enix has stated the game has not met its sales targets, which raises the question of how they arrived at such lofty Crofty expectations.

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28. Re: Tomb Raider Sets Sales Record Mar 30, 2013, 14:22 jdreyer
 
Overon wrote on Mar 30, 2013, 12:15:
My main problem with the game is the schizophrenic design. It is like the plot was written by one team, and the gameplay by another. I can't think of another situation that could explain the story showing Laura as a vulnerable figure who is reluctant to kill deer for food and then minutes later performing brutal executions of humans in the gameplay. It doesn't fit and it's too jarring for me to take the game seriously or enjoy it.

Well, OBVIOUSLY deer are cute, and stubbly thugs are nasty and deserve to die.
 
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