The next Tomb Raider game is an origins story line and explores Lara's past:
Fresh from academy and in search of lost relics, a 21-year-old Lara Croft journeys to an island off the coast of Japan aboard the Endurance, a salvage vessel helmed by Captain Conrad Roth. Before anchoring at bay, the ship is wrecked by an unforeseen storm leaving Croft separated from other survivors and washed ashore. She must endure physical and emotional torture in order to survive the island.
The new face:
More information can be found here>http://www.gameinformer.com/mag/tombraider.aspx
The main Tomb Raider site redirects to this one^
I personally like where they are going with this. I feel it will be a nice change all together. The new Lara looks great as well, more realistic and less of a sexual object.
What do you guys think?