We've been following the development of Tomb Raider The Dagger of Xian, a Tomb Raider 2 remake by a French fan, for a while, but sadly couldn't manage to download the recent demo as all our attempts to do so remained vain. Thanks to Sdarts, I finally put my hands on the game and, as a long time fan longing for a return to Lara's true roots, I must say I am impressed. First of all, the game looks gorgeous, but more importantly, it brings back Tomb Raider to what it was, a game in which you had to read the environment to figure out where to go, a game where you could die if you failed a jump. The original combat system is also back, which won't please everyone as the wildlife of the demo seems particularly upset with Lara. I really hope the project will be achieved someday and that it won't be shut down because of some copyrights issues. I even think Square-Enix would be well-advised to support the game's developer because this is looking more promising than many of the official remakes we've seen in the past few years.
The demo runs on Unreal Engine 4.
Windows Seven x64
Graphic card 2GB VRAM with Dx11 comptatible
4GB RAM (8GB strongly recommended)
6GB free disk space (1.8 gb for the downloaded file and 4 gb for the uncompressed folder)
Any software able to open a .rar file (like Winrar)