The Game Boy Advance, a 32-bit portable system released in 2001, managed to get Little 3D games are up and running, but we don’t think we’ve ever seen one this amazing in life.
Introducing OpenLara – aka the original tomb Raider the game runs on the Game Boy Advance. It’s currently in alpha, but as you can see, it’s probably one of the most beautiful 3D images ever shown on the system. Even the frame rate is impressive.
As one GBA enthusiast remarked, the “fully 3D, articulated character model” puts it “light years ahead” of anything that has been done before. Others have commented that it performs better than Nokia’s version of N-Gage. According to creator Timur ‘XProger’ Gagiev, the plans are to continue further optimization of this version and maybe even release it on DS in time.
While the first Tomb Raider in its original form is not officially available on Nintendo platforms, later this year Square Enix will release a 2-in-1 pack for Switch containing Tomb Raider spin-offs, Lara Croft and Keeper of the Light and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris.
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