A fascinating if obsessive examination into the creation of a game. Characters, props, creatures, environments. It's all here.
The Art of Tomb Raider is the first book to present every significant piece of Tomb Raider art from all the games and adventures of Lara Croft. This gallery of art is presented in two volumes, totaling 544 pages, housed in an illustrated slipcase.
Volume 1 (vi, 182 pages) chronicles Tomb Raider; Tomb Raider II: Starring Lara Croft; Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft; Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation; Tomb Raider: Chronicles; and Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness.
Volume 2 (vi, 362 pages) chronicles Tomb Raider: Legend; Tomb Raider: Anniversary; and Tomb Raider: Underworld.
See the first ever sketches of Lara Croft by Toby Gard, unreleased concept art, storyboards and promotional art and fascinating insights into the evolution of design and visualization of all the Tomb Raider games.