Lara Croft is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the video game franchise Tomb Raider. Created by a team at British developer Core Design that included Toby Gardthe character first appeared in the video game Tomb Raider in Core Design handled the initial development of the character and the series.
West said that a simple miscalculation in one of the thousands of lines of code that went into the Tomb Raider series of games resulted in the Lara as she is known today. As manufacturing and marketing plans drawn up by Eidos had already been placed in motion, to go back and rectify the programming slip-up would have meant scrapping the launch. Eidos said today that it thought gamers "just wouldn't notice" the size of Croft's breasts, and that if they did, it wouldn't detrimentally influence their decision to purchase the game.
Or maybe that was just me. While it is of course in the nature of art to advance and cover new ground, there have been concerns that the new film may move too far from the core of what made the original games and films such a success. However, many female fans have praised the move towards a more natural and biologically plausible body shape.
When plans for a big-screen adaptation of Tomb Raider were announced back in the late 90s, everyone who was anyone found themselves linked with the role of Lara Croft. Some were unhappy at the casting of an American in the role of a British character. They need not have worried though. Jolie certainly impressed in the role, helping Lara Croft: Tomb Raider set records for the highest opening for a video game adaptation and for a film featuring a female protagonist.
Upon hearing that the video game franchised turned movie franchise was being rebooted inTJ was NOT a very happy camper. Not because he was confused as to why exactly every good movie needs to be remade instead of studios investing in new, independent and exciting projects. Do I have to be the asshole who says her tits are too small for me to see her as Lara Croft?
Alicia, 29, confessed during a recording of 'The Graham Norton Show': "My breasts are not as pointy as the first Lara, but I had a clear vision of how I wanted to play her. Story continues below. Lara Croft made her debut as busty archaeologist and adventurer in the original 'Tomb Raider' video game in and was first played on the big screen by Angelina Jolie in 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider' in
One infamous aspect of Lara Croft's trademark look won't be making the jump to Alicia Vikander's upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The Academy Award winner is taking over the iconic video-game role from Angelina Jolie for a live-action retelling of the globe-trotting tomb raider's origins. However, Alicia Vikander joked on The Graham Norton Show that one of the pixellated Lara Croft's physical features won't be making it to the big screen later this year.
But you might not recognize her right away. Gone are the massive breasts, microscopic shorts and garter-like gun holsters. The latest Lara, played by Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, follows in the footsteps of other recent heroines, who have turned away from the skin-baring spandex that makes fighting crime look like a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen.
Verashni Pillay 30 Apr I've never been much of a gamer. The only time I've ever played were one or two abortive attempts at a Super Mario Bros game on my cousins' television as a clumsy year-old.
The latter of which has plagued the classic 90s heroine since her creation. However, she is the first female protagonist in gaming. Core Design the developer and Toby Gard the creator were taking a financial risk for two reasons: Tomb Raider was a genre blending puzzle-platformer-action adventure game in third person, and the main character was a woman.