Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

tomb raider 1 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

From polygonal pinup to action icon

1 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Introducing Lara Croft (1996)

2 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Rhona Mitra as ‘sexy’ Lara Croft (1997)

3 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider II (1997)

4 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Contrary to popular belief, a ‘nude cheat’ never existed

5 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft 6 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Croft appears in an ad for Lucozade

7 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation nearly kills Croft (1999)

8 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Chronicles salvages Lara’s legacy (2000) 

9 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Angelina Jolie arrives for the first Tomb Raider movie (2001)

10 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness crashes the franchise (2003)

11 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Crystal Dynamics takes the reins for Tomb Raider: Legend (2006)

12 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider: Underworld (2008) 

13 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

A new raider rises (2013)

14 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Tomb Raider (2013)

15 Tomb Raider: The evolution of Lara Croft

Alicia Vikander takes Croft in new directions (2018)