Stephen Johnson played Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light at E3 last week, and went all philosophical on the nature of Lara Croft's career:
"Lara Croft is like an aging movie star; once the most recognizable, famous face in gaming, Croft has since sunk from blockbuster status to one disappointing outing after another, with each feeling like increasingly desperate attempts to recapture the glory she had in the first couple of Tomb Raider games. Meanwhile, newer, hipper adventurer-platformer games like Uncharted 2 take home the Game of the Year awards. So think of Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light as a quality indie movie that showcases Croft's talents in new ways..."
Check out the entire E3 2010 Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light preview for a more in-depth look at this game. It's definitely one to watch.