Karl Stewart

Tomb Raider's story is 12 to 15 hours long, doesn't contain swimming sections

Omri Petitte at

It's been a while since we've heard anything new about Lara Croft's ambition to collect even more bruises in the Tomb Raider reboot, but in a Twitter Q&A held last weekend (via Eurogamer), Crystal Dynamics Global Brand Director Karl Stewart wrote that Lara's journey needs "12 to 15" hours to complete. Additionally, Stewart revealed that there will be no swimming in the game.

E3 2011: How the Tomb Raider reboot is inspired by True Blood and Dexter

Tim Edwards at

Speaking to PC Gamer at E3, Tomb Raider’s Global Brand Director, Karl Stewart, has explained how his team have looked for influences outside of gaming for the reboot of Tomb Raider; specifically at the techniques TV series use to develop characters over an extended period of time.