With the recent delay of the Tomb Raider reboot, pushing the title toward a 2013 release, many fans have been wondering why? What’s taking so long? Last year when the game was shown off at E3 it had a good enough response and looked solid enough that the game should at least be hitting stores by the end of this year.
In a recent interview the president and chief executive of the U.S. division of Square Enix, Mike Fisher shared the sentiments of fans but made this bold claim:
I can look you in the eye and tell you, honest to goodness, we want this to be the best game of the generation. And the time that we’re giving it is going to allow that to happen. Look, you’re going to see the game at E3. Tell me if you think I’m blowing smoke your way. It’s really that good.
It’s an interesting assertion and a bold statement. But the question is, could it really be the case? It makes sense, considering the heavy media scrutiny surrounding this title but it also sounds like a way to side step complaints by fans. Thankfully though it looks like gamers won’t have to wait too long to find out. A gameplay trailer will be premiering later on this week before the official start of E3 via GAME TRAILERS TV: E3 FIRST LOOK SPECIAL.
Below is a clip from the forthcoming trailer:
So what do you guys think? Could the return of Lara Croft be one of, if not thee best game of this gaming generation? Or is it going to be just another Tomb Raider but with polish? Sound off below!