Lara Croft is clearly indestructible in ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’
Here’s the big twist in Rise of the Tomb Raider: it’s an X-Men spin-off. Lara Croft is actually Wolverine.
That’s the only reasonable explanation for the famed treasure hunter’s uncanny ability to bounce back from grave wounds. One minute, she’s inches from death; the next, she’s sprinting along the narrow edge of a seemingly bottomless chasm while shooting roughly one million dudes in the face. Healing factor. Gotta be.
Remember how a rebar punched straight through her abdomen in 2013’s Tomb Raider — and then she immediately set out to take on an army of jerks? She’s at it again in Rise, raiding a Syrian tomb immediately after her jeep is shot up by a military helicopter and flips over a half-dozen times. Check out 12 minutes of commentary-free gameplay from Rise of the Tomb Raider up top; it comes to Xbox One on Nov. 10. Read more…