Crystal Dynamics have released the second episode in the series he scenes documentaries entitled, The Final Hours of Tomb Raider: Origins of a Story which is related to their upcoming reboot title, Tomb Raider.
The video series comes Zachary Levi at Nerd HQ in San Diego during Comicon and this latest episode dives deep into the heart of Tomb Raider through an exploration of character development and narrative. Featuring Lead Writer Rhianna Pratchett, Narrative Designer John Stafford, and Creative Director Noah Hughes, the trio elaborate on the immense responsibility of reimagining gaming’s leading lady.
It also features clips of never-before-seen footage of the game. The documentary allows the writers a chance to open up about creating a believable and motivated character, the marriage of gameplay and story and the unique (and often complex) nature of interactive fiction seen through a lens of survival. Camilla Luddington also returns, discussing the emotional spaces and extreme circumstances she’d find herself written into.
Episode 2 can be seen below. Be sure to let us know your thoughts via the comment section below
Tomb Raider will be released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on March 5th, 2013.