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Score Breakdown Based on 3612 ratings
  1. 10 (745)
  2. 9 (1528)
  3. 8 (885)
  4. 7 (246)
  5. 6 (78)
  6. 5 (44)
  7. 4 (14)
  8. 3 (21)
  9. 2 (13)
  10. 1 (38)

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  • User Rating 9

    A pure classic!

    Rated on March 30, 2008 by DrewTheSchu

    Tomb Raider came along during a time when a good 99% of big PC money making games revolved around First Person Shooters thanks to the major success of Doom. In fact, when you went to the store, it s...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    masterpiece

    Rated on May 17, 2010 by etchcorp

    with this game Eidos establised a new standard for Adventure games. when i saw it for the first time... i was shot by this game. everything was just amaizing.. graphics, storyline, Lara... everything....

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    a masterpiece that marked the history of games!

    Rated on June 24, 2008 by victorcroft_

    Tomb Raider came in perfect season, where the games were almost the same. I had another good game to install on the PC, were always the same. And once it appeared this game, I drew much attention beca...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    One of the defining points in gaming history

    Rated on February 09, 2006 by A_Viper

    EVERYONE has heard of the Tomb Raider franchise. While nowadays it seems to be in overkill, with countless different games for countless different consoles, the early instalments were classics. This w...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    An old classic adventure to lived for.

    Rated on February 16, 2006 by Orasion_Seiz

    It maybe old now probably forgotten already but this game is one of the true classics of modern adventure games. It will allow players to go back and experience the glorious days and also to experienc...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    The classic game that started it all

    Rated on October 04, 2006 by itendsthisway

    This is the classic original Tomb Raider game that started it all. This game was one the first games of its kind. The graphics were amazing(for its time). Lara was able to jump, attack, pull, climb, p...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    TOMB RAIDER

    Rated on February 16, 2006 by X_WARRIOR_X

    Killing is only half the fun in Tomb Raider, as Lara can perform a variety of actions to explore each eerie environment. Tomb Raider is the exploratory game you always wished you were playing when you...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    At the time this game was pretty ambitious - unfortunatley the part I remember the most was the tutorial.

    Rated on March 15, 2010 by EffigyOfAdam

    At the time this game was pretty ambitious - unfortunatley the part I remember the most was the tutorial. At times I felt like a racecar running in certain spots jumping at just the right time to e...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    The Best 3rd Person shooter ever!!!

    Rated on October 25, 2006 by viatridis

    When I first played Tomb Raider I was 4 years old (believe it or not) . The only game I have played before was Pacman and some other DOS games, so when I saw Tomb Raider I couldn't believe what I was ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    One of the real classics

    Rated on October 02, 2007 by cenneli

    The first Tomb Raider is one of the best games I have ever played. Its main power comes from the pre-historical age legends and myths that are highly used to create an extraordinary playing environmen...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.