The company altered her physical proportions, and gave her additional ways of interacting with game environments.
Croft has been voiced by six actresses in the video game series: Shelley Blond (1996), Judith Gibbins (1997–98), Jonell Elliott (1999–2003), Keeley Hawes (2006–14), Camilla Luddington (2013–present) and Abigail Stahlschmidt (2015).
Lara Croft is also considered a sex symbol, one of the earliest in the industry to achieve widespread attention.
The character's influence in the industry has been a point of contention among critics; viewpoints range from a positive agent of change in video games to a negative role model for young girls.
American developer Crystal Dynamics took over the series after the 2003 sequel Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness was received poorly.
The new developer rebooted the character along with the video game series.
Croft published books and other written works based on her exploits as a mercenary, big-game hunter, and master thief.
It was because of Sam's free spirit and wild streak that Lara was able to experience much more of London than just the universities and museums that she loved so much.Accessories include fingerless gloves, a backpack, a utility belt with holsters on either side, and two pistols.The video game sequels introduced new outfits designed for different environments, such as underwater and cold weather.Created by a team at UK developer Core Design that included Toby Gard, the character first appeared in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider.Core Design handled initial development of the character and the series.