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The new Tomb Raider games are great, but sometimes you just want to go back and play the classics. And sometimes you want to go back and play the classics but with very modern visuals.

That’s why Tomb Raider fan Nicobass is leading development on The Dagger of Xian, a complete remake of the second game in the series, only this time built on Unreal Engine 4.


He’s been at it for a while now, but I’m talking about it today because he’s released a playable demo for the project which you can download and try out.

Helping out on Dagger of Xian have been Inna Vjuzhanina (art), Jennifer Milward (Lara’s voice acting), Alexandre Serel (writing) and Dean Kopri (music).

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs

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