The Sitdown: Rise of the Tomb Raider is the Inspiration Uncharted Needs

Tomb Raider went from a franchise so long in the tooth it was coming through its chin to one of the most respected franchises in gaming. After the fantastic 2013 reboot, Lara Croft is back for another round in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Removed from its predecessor, however, Rise jettisons much of the emphasis on survival and sees a much more mature Lara. Steve and Beck talk about if this is the right direction for the franchise and if a certain other tomb raider should follow its lead.

And if you can’t get enough of Rise of the Tomb Raider, be sure to check out our review.

The official podcast for, The Sitdown is an intimate one-on-one conversation about a single game. Generally in the form of a review or preview, the writer who’s been playing the game sits down with our host to discuss it in finer detail. We’ll always choose an interesting, new game, generally before its launch for this briskly informative conversation.