She was the video game character from the mid-nineties who became a worldwide phenomenon. Lara Croft was the heroine of `Tomb Raider` brought out by the Japanese video game publisher Square Enix and first appeared in 1996. Lara Croft is the international adventurer come archaeologist first created by British game developer Core Design.
They envisioned a female Indiana Jones. A beautiful, pneumatic English aristocrat who travelled round the world searching for buried treasure. She would have to use her brains and agility to overcome obstacles and get out of dangerous situations. Lara could escape from a pharaohs gravesite in the desert, a cave in the Amazon rainforest or a sunken Spanish galleon. All the while evading villains, rival tomb raiders, mummified zombies or dangerous wild animals. There is nothing she couldn’t handle. Just like someone who plays one of our escape rooms in Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling and Edinburgh. Man or woman, boy or girl, you too could find your inner Lara Croft. Book an incredible adventure game and give it a go!
A character in a video game has become a cultural icon, just as popular as any movie star. She has starred in `Tomb Raider` sequels, novels and comic books. Lara Croft has appeared in more than a thousand magazine covers and has been a movie star. Oscar winning Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie played her in the 2001 film `Lara Croft: Tomb Raider` and its sequel `Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life` in 2003. But another Oscar winner is set to take over the role. The Swedish actress Alicia Vikander will play Lara in a new reboot, simply entitled `Tomb Raider ` which is being released in cinemas.
If you are in the mood for excitement, just like Lara Croft, then why not take up the challenge? From escaping from an underground mine and breaking out of a wartime bunker, to storming a pirate ship and a castle. These are just a few of the adventures that await you if you book an escape room today.