Tomb Raider Lara Croft Re-Imagined, Debut Trailer

A lot of game previews and trailers are cropping up with the E3 2011 conference just around the corner. One of the much anticipated games is a reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise that features a re-imagined Lara Croft. The preview trailer will certainly ramp up excitement, but the game isn't due until fall of 2012.

The companies behind the game, Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix, chose to reboot the series by going back to the roots. The story goes back to when Lara Croft was younger and portrays a much tougher and grittier image.

The trailer kicks off with Croft embarking on an adventure but then ending up shipwrecked on an island somewhere near Japan. When she washes ashore, she has to tend to her own wounds and is covered in blood.

However, the trailer is all about being cinematic and does not show any gameplay. Hopefully, there will be some demoes at the E3 conference next week. Let us know if you're digging this reboot.