Published by the official Square Enix team, Lara Croft is ready to make her debut in mobile platforms with Relic Run. The game launches on iOS, Android and Windows phone this year.
A lot of popular PC and console game titles are finding their way to mobile phones in recent years. The Marvel superhero games got launched earlier and there was a Batman game. Newer launches include Mortal Kombat, Injustice Gods Among Us and Duck Tales Remastered.
With professional publishers and developers joining the fray, titles are starting to look better and console quality gaming is slowly emerging on the mobile platform.
But, no one assumed that Lara Croft, the first Tomb Raider will compete with Temple Run which is actually a copycat in its own platform. She is getting an endless runner game named, ‘Relic Run’ which has been developed by Crystal Dynamics.
The team worked on majority of Lara Croft titles on Playstation, Xbox and PC platforms. They recently launched the co-op title Temple of Osiris and is now focusing on launching a mobile title before the next big AAA title hits the Xbox One console.
Relic Run pits Lara in a dangerous jungle where she has to run, drive her bike and even fight a T-Rex along the path. The game’s graphics look good in the screenshots and the team confirms it will have all the iconic elements that the franchise is popular for.
The title launches this year on iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is the next title that is coming exclusively to Xbox One. The exclusivity is for a limited period after which it will be available for the Playstation 4 console. The last rebooted title sold over 8.4 million copies and it made sure that the franchise survived despite the losses it faced with previous Tomb Raider games.