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8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 3622 ratings
  1. 10 (747)
  2. 9 (1529)
  3. 8 (888)
  4. 7 (248)
  5. 6 (80)
  6. 5 (44)
  7. 4 (14)
  8. 3 (21)
  9. 2 (13)
  10. 1 (38)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:10

    One of the best games of all time. Take a bow Tomb Raider.

    Modern day gamers are very jaded. They are desensitized and it takes a lot to surprise them, and for a good reason too; they have seen it all happen in the last few years. Gaming has changed completely from what it was i... Read Full Review

    13 of 16 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Tomb Raider (1996)

  • Review Score:9

    A pure classic!

    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 seemed that all the g... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    masterpiece

    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. there was no game t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    a masterpiece that marked the history of games!

    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 because the protagonist ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    One of the defining points in gaming history

    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 was the game that sta... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    An old classic adventure to lived for.

    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 experience true adventure gam... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    The classic game that started it all

    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, push, dive, and roll ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    TOMB RAIDER

    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 were trying to solv... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

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

    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 execute certain moves... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    The Best 3rd Person shooter ever!!!

    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 watching!!! A 3D be... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    One of the real classics

    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 environment. From Atlantis to ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful