Tomb Raider reboot now available for Mac

Tomb Raider reboot now available for Mac

Feral Interactive on Thursday released the Mac version of Tomb Raider, the rebooted action game featuring Lara Croft. The game makes its debut on the Mac App Store today, while it will be released on other download services including Steam on January 30th.

The new Tomb Raider game is a complete reboot of the series, an origin story that explains how a young Lara Croft came upon her life's vocation as an adventurer and the titular Tomb Raider. Shipwrecked on an uncharted island, Lara has to fight for survival.

The game features both single player and multiplayer modes, though multiplayer has been excised from the Mac App Store version, so if you want to play with other gamers, wait a week.

Have something to say about this story? Share your comments below! Need help with something else? Submit your question!

Peter Cohen

Managing Editor of iMore, Mac and gaming specialist and all-around technologist. Follow him on Twitter @flargh

More Posts

 

12
loading...
0
loading...
42
loading...
0
loading...

← Previously

Deal of the Day: Aduro POWERUP Lightning 2.1A Car Charger

Next up →

How to customize the Today view on Notification Center for iPhone and iPad

Reader comments

Tomb Raider reboot now available for Mac

15 Comments

"The game features both single player and multiplayer modes, though multiplayer has been excised from the Mac App Store version"

And no mention of this shortcoming in their App Store listing. Not good.

I didn't take at as such - just noting that Feral doesn't mention multiplayer in the MAS notes; my assumption is that they presume that MAS customers wallow in ignorance of the game's features. ;)

I always found these games incredibly boring. That is, except for the naked mod. If you can't make Lara run around naked for a laugh, really ... what's the point? After the third or fourth "jump, twist, and grab for (invisible) ledge" it's just boredom piled on boredom.

I can guarantee that the exact same game, but with the ability to pick different outfits (or indeed no outfit at all) for Lara, would be ten times more popular. It's really more about dressing up dollies than climbing through caves.

Did anyone honestly waited a year to play it on the Mac? I just don't see the point of this release.
You can put Windows on a mac and dual boot so what is the point of this even if you do have a mac?

I've already got this on Steam. Hopefully I'll be able to play at no extra cost and without having to boot into Windows or use Parallels.