A cancelled remake of the unique Tomb Raider for the PlayStation Portable has surfaced on-line, an alpha model of which might be performed on PC with a patch, and a DualShock four or Xbox One controller.
Titled Tomb Raider: 10th Anniversary, the sport was developed by now-defunct British studio Core Design. It was practically completed, however was finally scrapped in favor of Crystal Dynamics’ 2007 launch, Tomb Raider: Anniversary. The canned remake’s property had been then utilized in an Indiana Jones sport, which additionally by no means launched.
As noticed by PC Gamer, Tomb Raider: 10th Anniversary‘s assets have been shared on the Internet Archive. If you’re keen to comply with the instructions published by Tomb of Ash, you will get the sport working and discover an in-game Greece and Peru alongside the Croft Manor. You also can climb, bounce, and swim throughout completely different ranges, however there are not any enemies to struggle as a result of it’s an alpha construct.
For those that don’t need to strive it out themselves, right here’s a video:
In a 2016 interview with Eurogamer, former Core Design boss Gavin Rummery revealed that the studio was already on skinny ice when Tomb Raider: 10th Anniversary was cancelled, and it by no means recovered. He stated that the cancellation in favor of Crystal Dynamics’ pitch “went down like a cup of cold sick at our place.” “The only bit I proposed that came to fruition was the idea of doing it in the bloody first place. It was gutting,” Rummery added.
After 32 years of operation, Core Design closed store in 2010.
[Source: PC Gamer]