From BigGameHunter.Name, Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics, reports that the next "Tomb Raider" video game is being pushed back from Fall 2012 to early 2013.
"When Crystal Dynamics first set out to reboot the 'Tomb Raider' franchise, there were two goals that we were extremely passionate about," said Gallagher.
"The first was to create a modern 'Tomb Raider' game that would surprise and excite gamers. The second was to make this the best game of our careers, something we would be really proud to be a part of. We truly believe that we have something very special on our hands and we can’t wait to share it with you."
"We're doing things that are completely new to 'Tomb Raider' in this game and the additional development time will allow us to put in the finishing touches..."
The first "Tomb Raider" game launched in 1996, and the franchise was developed by Eidos studio Core Design until 2003, when Eidos moved development of the series to Crystal Dynamics, which has developed "Tomb Raider: Legend", "Anniversary", "Underworld" and the downloadable "Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light".
According to Square Enix, the entire "Tomb Raider" video game franchise, which spun-off two feature films starring actress Angelina Jolie, has sold over 35 million units.
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