Launching in 1996, the action-adventure video game series was an instant success. The game’s female protagonist, Laura Croft, soon became a video game icon.
The character was played by Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider: Lara Croft in 2001 and in the sequel, Cradle of Life, in 2003.
Though a third movie was never made, the character has continued to thrive in the video game industry.
The game and its 2015 sequel are said to be the inspiration for the latest Tomb Raider film, which has Academy Award-winning actress Alicia Vikander in the titular role.
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