Tomb Raider Fan Plans to Give 1999 3D Classic an Unexpected Twist

Published 08/31/2022, 10:50 AM EDT

Tomb Raider has had a significant impact on the gaming community, as it has been an inspiration to many video game franchises. Further, it was the first game to feature a female protagonist when most games had a male lead. So, a Tomb Raider fan decided to revive the game but with a 2D taste.

It’s been over 26 years since the original Tomb Raider was released. It offered an elite action-adventure experience with 3D graphics. It became a colossal hit among gamers as they appreciated the visuals and gameplay, which were the best during those days. Further, the developers remade the original Tomb Raider with modern graphics and gameplay in 2013.

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Fan recreates the original Tomb Raider as a 2D game

One of the reasons behind the excellent sales of the original Tomb Raider was its 3D graphics. The visuals might be nothing compared to the ones used today. However, it was the best that a video game could have offered those days. However, a fan is recreating this classic but taking away the 3D aspect of the game.

Many fans have created projects where they recreated the latest game with classic and old-generation visuals. Meanwhile, some fans also recreated old games with modern-day visuals and gameplay. Twitter user Delca is working on a project where the user is recreating the original Tom Raider as a 2D platform game.

Delca shared some glimpses of the remake on his Twitter. This unique remake looks impressive, and the game retains most of its original graphics. Therefore, the game looks more like a mix of 2D and 3D. Undoubtedly, it seems like an impressive project. Further, Delca has also created many custom Tomb raider levels in the past.

How did fans react to the 2D recreation of this 1996 classic?

Tomb Raider has massive fandom, so fans couldn’t miss this remake. They appreciated the creator’s idea to recreate this classic as a 2D platformer. Most fans are eagerly waiting for Delca to finish this project and release it for them to try their hands on this 2D remake. Let’s look at some of these fan reactions to this recreation.

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It’s always fascinating to see fans come up with such fascinating video game recreations. Would you try this 2D remake of the original Tomb Raider game?

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Ripan Majumdar

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Ripan Majumdar is an esports and F1 writer at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan.

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