Square Enix Tease Next Tomb Raider Game for Major Event in 2018

Square Enix announces new Tomb Raider game, official reveal set for next year

New Tomb Raider game in development

A Square Enix representative told Polygon that the company is not giving further details at this time beyond the announcement posted on Twitter. Square Enix notes that it wants fans to know that it won't be very long "between the official reveal and when you can play" the new Tomb Raider game.

We'll be looking forward to more news at one of the upcoming major gaming events in 2018! Take for example, the very first capital letter from each sentence in the statement and you get "Shadow" as a word.

That said, it's been rumored for quite some time that the name of the next Tomb Raider game will be Shadow of the Tomb Raider. I'm fine waiting for this game to come out way after the Tomb Raider film releases.

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Announcements of announcements aren't my favorite thing in the world, especially when they're for not-exactly-a-surprise news that a popular videogame series is getting a another sequel. Tomb Raider saw Croft stranded on a mythical island and running from a crazed cult, while Rise of the Tomb Raider followed her through Siberia to find the secrets of immortality before a villainous organization.

The above statement might read as normal but it might actually tease the subtitle of the game.

Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Cyrstal Dynamics - developers of the Tomb Raider franchise since its beginning - appear to have their hands full at the moment with other projects.

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