Lara, You're Drunk

Look at her go.
Gif: Core Design / Eidos Interactive / Square Enix

When Core Design and Eidos Interactive were getting ready to ship Tomb Raider III in 1998, they recruited Lara Croft herself to promote the game. The resulting animation was...something else.

Core Design / Eidos Interactive / Square Enix (YouTube)

It’s hard to overstate just how big a deal Lara Croft was in her heyday. Sure, she’s gotten all gloomy and grimy recently, but you couldn’t go anywhere without seeing the adventurer’s smiling face during peak Tomb Raider mania.

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Given the circumstances, I guess anyone would need a drink or two to get through some silly promotional video.

Staff Writer, Kotaku

DISCUSSION

ClenchMask

Early mo-cap is rooooouuuuuugggghhh stuff.