Lara Croft is back: Tomb Raider II hits iOS

Tomb Raider II 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 002)

Good news, Lara Croft fans! Tomb Raider, the classic 1990s action-adventure game, is back: a successor to the original Tomb Raider game (which hit iOS last year) surfaced in the App Store on Thursday.

Costing $1.99 a pop, the iPhone and iPad game was created by Square Enix and features updated graphics, grand new locations, over 50 achievements and more.

Jump past the fold for the full reveal.

From the blurb:

The unstoppable Lara Croft is back in Tomb Raider II. Join Lara in her quest for the Dagger of Xian, reputed to possess the power of the dragon. But beware, Lara is not the only one in search of the dagger!

Warrior Monks and crazed cult members plot against you as you travel from the remote mountain peaks of Tibet, the canals of Venice and to the bottom of the sea.

Check out the graphics below.

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Tomb Raider II 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 001)

Ah, this surely brings back fond memories of the past.

Trademark weapons of our intrepid explorer such as automatic pistols, M16 rifle and more are included. Topping it all off, seasoned gamers will appreciate that the iOS port includes ability to drive quad bikes, motorboats and other vehicles.

As a bonus, the download includes “The Golden Mask” expansion.

Key highlights:

  • Explore grand new locations from Tibet, China to Venice, Italy.
  • Arm yourself with automatic pistols, grenade launcher, M16 rifle and more
  • Over 50 unique achievements to unlock
  • Kill or be killed by deadly Warrior Monks, Yetis and more
  • Comes complete with “The Golden Mask” expansion
  • Take control of vehicles such as motorboats and quad bikes!

The original Tomb Raider was released in 1997 for the PlayStation and Windows PCs.

The download comes in at 307 megabytes. It’s compatible with any iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with iOS 7.0 or later and has been optimized to take full advantage of the new screen resolutions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Tomb Raider II is not a freemium release so $1.99 buys you the whole package, no In-App Purchases required whatsoever.

Grab Tomb Raider II for $1.99 in the App Store.

Square Enix is also behind a port of the original Tomb Raider I that hit the App Store in December of 2013 and is still available in the App Store for 99 cents.

A Mac version of last year’s Tomb Raider reboot for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 can be purchased in the Mac App Store for $39.99.