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‘Tomb Raider’ reboot tests Oscar-winner Vikander’s star power

When video game character Lara Croft first debuted in “Tomb Raider” on the big screen nearly two decades ago, she was a daring, action-superwoman embodying a role reserved for men. Now, with the same feminist spirit, the reboot starring Alicia Vikander and opening worldwide this week, spins the usual action-adventure tale, but also dives into Croft’s beginnings, portraying a heroine with an emotional life and personal growth. “We show this journey of Lara when she’s not the action hero ... and it’s a way of us still to…

New Tomb Raider game coming next year

Japanese video game developer Square Enix has officially announced that a new Tomb Raider game is on the way and will be available next year.  The company confirmed the news in a brief statement, but stopped short of fully revealing the new game, whose title, platforms, and release date remain unknown. "A new Tomb Raider game is coming," read the statement. "Driven by our goal of putting our fans first, we want you to know that it won't be long between the official reveal and when you can play," "Our journey will…