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Rise of the Tomb Raider

So before I was playing Mafia 3 and Watch Dogs 2, I was playing Rise of the Tomb Raider (the 20th Anniversary edition that was released on PS4), and was enjoying the hell out of it. I quite liked the previous game (the Tomb Raider reboot from a few years ago), and from what I played of Rise (probably a good 6-8 hours), it felt better in every way, especially on the puzzle front. I was having so much fun with it, I think I’d say I was enjoying it even more than Uncharted 4, at least gameplay-wise – Uncharted 4 is still absolutely the better looking game, with fantastic characters and story, and ridiculously good animation. I am really looking forward to getting back to it, once I complete Mafia 3.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider

I really liked the rebooted Tomb Raider game from a few years ago, and was really looking forward to this sequel, but couldn’t play it last year because I don’t have an Xbox One (it was an X1 exclusive). It finally came out on PS4, and having played 3-4 hours, I’m loving it. If you compare it to Uncharted 4, there’s no denying that U4 is a better looking game on all levels, with characterization that you just can’t beat, but what I like about this Tomb Raider game is that it seems (at least so far) to have more puzzle/exploration, which is my favorite part of both series. Just like I did while playing the very first Tomb Raider game 20 years ago, it’s so fun and satisfying to enter a huge environment, having to figure out what you need to do to traverse it. The snow setting in Rise is nice too, makes for a nice contrast to all the jungle environments we’re used to seeing in these. Very happy to be playing this.