'The Final Hours of Tomb Raider' iPad App Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at New Game

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Coinciding with the release of the rebooted Tomb Raider game, video game journalist Geoff Keighley has released The Final Hours of Tomb Raider, an iPad app that includes behind-the-scenes features, concept art, video and more.
    The app is the third in the series, which includes behind-the-scenes looks at Portal 2 and the Mass Effect franchise. The new Tomb Raider game launches today on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

    The Final Hours of Tomb Raider is an iPad app available in the App Store for $2.99. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: 'The Final Hours of Tomb Raider' iPad App Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at New Game
  2. imgonephishin macrumors regular

    Jan 3, 2003
    I don't know about all of you, but I love paying to download an app that is basically one giant ad for a $60 game.
  3. g-7 macrumors 6502


    Feb 14, 2006
    They should have made a Mac version instead of this app.
  4. Dagless macrumors Core


    Jan 18, 2005
    Fighting to stay in the EU
    I always thought these should be free/bundled with the game itself.

    I've never dabbled in iOS development but on PC distribution channels you can request as many redeemable codes as you want. It could just be as simple as giving each game customer an app code too.

    The game is incredible though!
  5. I WAS the one macrumors 6502a

    I WAS the one

    May 16, 2006
    Wake up and smell the coffee... Mobile will be the priority in this world we all live in. Macs and PCs will be just in factories and home offices around the world creating apps for the mobile industry.

    Sorry but the fun part for all of us the Mac users and PC users is done. from now on we just need them for WORK.
  6. turtlez macrumors 6502a


    Jun 17, 2012
    what a funny last name she has. Imagine adding the letter D to the end of it
  7. PDubNYC macrumors member

    May 14, 2003
    I guess you missed the part where the game is being released on XBox, PS3 and PC, not iOS, and not Mac. It was a solid effort though. The OP was saying that they should have spent their time porting the game to Mac, rather than spending creating a behind the scenes iOS app.
  8. shurcooL macrumors 6502a

    Jan 24, 2011
    Why does the rendered Lara look way better than her real-life counterpart? Dammit those artists are good.
  9. Rychy macrumors 6502

    Aug 14, 2007
    Probably won't download the app, but I'm excited about the game.
  10. judge2005, Mar 5, 2013
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2013

    judge2005 macrumors newbie

    Jun 21, 2012
    Love the typography. What font is that? And I'm saying this with only a little twinge of irony.

    I just looked at the screen shots of this app. Have you seen Camilla Luddington? The new voice of Lara Croft?
  11. Dagless macrumors Core


    Jan 18, 2005
    Fighting to stay in the EU
    Is it $60 in America? I bought mine for £26 on Steam, isn't that $40?


    I can't tell if you're a joke account or not, but what you're saying is pretty funny.
  12. FightTheFuture macrumors 6502a


    Oct 19, 2003
    that town east of ann arbor
    The Uncanny Valley at it's finest. Make sure you check out the Galaxy Chocolate ad featuring a creepily arousing Audrey Hepburn.
  13. chrono1081 macrumors 604


    Jan 26, 2008
    Isla Nublar
    I hate you for confirming this...now I'm leaving to buy the game!

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