Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Rhianna Pratchett publicizes she’s “bidding a fond farewell” to Lara Croft

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Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider author Rhianna Pratchett is bidding farewell to Lara Croft.


According to a tweet from the writer, she is “packing up” her climbing axe “plus a little venison jerky for the road, and bidding a fond farewell to Lara.”

“Onwards to new adventures,” she continued. “I wish to thank the Crystal Dynamics group for his or her dedication. Guys, it’s been emotional. I prefer to suppose we did some good issues. Maybe shifted the gaming panorama a wee bit. And that feels rattling good.

“I additionally wish to thank Tomb Raider’s terrific fan neighborhood. You actually are the most effective on the planet. Constantly serving to me bear in mind why I do that job.”

The script for 2015’s Rise of the Tomb Raider gained Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing on the 2016 Writers Guild of America Awards and an award for Outstanding Character Achievement on the DICE Awards the identical yr.

The 2013 reboot of Tomb Raider was additionally nominated for Best Videogame Script for the 2013 Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards.

Besides being the lead author for the aforementioned Tomb Raider titles, Pratchett additionally wrote, co-wrote, was a further author or edited scripts for video games similar to: BioShock Infinite, Heavenly Sword, Mirror’s Edge, Overlord, Prince of Persia, Risen and Thief.