Tomb Raider Players Munch 1.4 Million Crabs

Tomb Raider Players Munch 1.4 Million Crabs

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But how many times has Lara cheated death, you ask? Weeeell ...

As is traditional, now that Tomb Raider fans have settled in and started murdering the local fauna, Square Enix has revealed a few useful statistics. Lara clearly has a crab fetish; she's chowed down on over 1.4 million of the things, without benefit of melted butter. That said, given the choice she'd much rather sink her choppers into Bambi; 5.2 million deer have gone to their reward so far, to feed her insatiable hunger.

An archaeologist has to eat, but if Lara's a terror to the local wildlife, then that goes double for anything on two legs. Over 147 million enemies have fallen to her bow - 20 million of which went up with a gentle foom! from fire arrows - but, careful warrior that she is, Lara retrieved over 356 million arrows from her fallen enemies. Waste not, want not. Also? Ouch. Maybe shooting straight would be the better option there, Lara; two arrows or more per target seems a painful way to go. That said, Lara's pretty good at dodging enemies, so perhaps the opposition ought to be taking some tips. She's dodged attacks 11 million times, and cheated death over 13 million times so far.

But this is Tomb Raider, so the one question on everyone's mind is, howsabout dem tombs? Square Enix hasn't neglected that vital statistic: 3,570,956 tombs have been raided so far. "Keep playing, and we'll keep on tracking," says Square Enix. So if you happen to be standing at a tomb entrance right about now, bear in mind: Big Enix is watching you, and Lara's not going to break the 4 million tombs raided mark by standing around all day. Get in there!

Source: Square Enix

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Are you feeling it now Mr. Krabs?

oh man, i just realised that vault101 is gone...

and thats just crabby...

rhizhim:
oh man, i just realised that vault101 is gone...

and thats just crabby...

Yeah, it's like when you realise that santa Claws doesn't exist.

A journistically good article on an otherwise not too interesting list of facts.
Good job!

SecretNegative:

rhizhim:
oh man, i just realised that vault101 is gone...

and thats just crabby...

Yeah, it's like when you realise that santa Claws doesn't exist.

whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

i.. i didn't know!
man you just ruined a holiday for me.

you have to be more crustaceous with that sort of information....

Am totally guilty of using my firearms to chase after wildlife and cute bunnies, they are worth more xp per bullet then the human enemies were (unless its a headshot).

Also need moar tombs to raid!

Otherwise aint surprised by the stats, as ive said in another thread, lara is a combat monster in new tomb raider, slaughtering dozen of goons and making it look easy.

Actually, it's the character who ate the crabs, not the players. But hey, whatever.

If you're given the option of setting enemies on fire, why would you kill them any other way? Besides stealth kills that is.

Good game mucho funo all should get it and kill some crabs.

A lot of those deer were my fault. After finishing the game, I was still missing three weapon upgrades. Being the completionist, I am, I could not end the game without those upgrades, and the only way to get the salvage I needed was from the fauna. So a'huntin' I went.

Many deer were killed in the quest for about 1200 more salvage :)

kailus13:
If you're given the option of setting enemies on fire, why would you kill them any other way? Besides stealth kills that is.

Well, as soon as they start tossing tnt at you, guys with machetes run at you while you are under fire from a few guys with assault rifles, the shotgun and assault rifle are really tempting to use.

On a personal note, didnt kill that many fauna, not even a single crab.

The enemies slayed statistic however i did have a hand in.

DVS BSTrD:
Are you feeling it now Mr. Krabs?

Judging by your avatar, Vault got banned again? Shame :(

OT: Why do companies track these statistics? I just really don't care at all. I wager most people don't. Is this the kind of wonderful feature set that internet connectivity is supposed to give us? Why not do something useful?

Slow news day is it?

blurredplacebo:
Slow news day is it?

Feel better now, do you? Really, does a comment like that give you some kind of sneery thrill?

We shared something that we found interesting. If you don't, that's perfectly fine. I simply don't understand the purpose of your comment other than to be vastly unpleasant.

I shot a crab and an achievement popped up saying I had killed Fee Fee the crab. That made me feel really awful for some reason. Like I had slaughtered an animal crossing character.

Moonlight Butterfly:
I shot a crab and an achievement popped up saying I had killed Fee Fee the crab. That made me feel really awful for some reason. Like I had slaughtered an animal crossing character.

I got that too. Makes you wonder why of all the animals in this game, the crab alone gets an achievement.

Moonlight Butterfly:
I shot a crab and an achievement popped up saying I had killed Fee Fee the crab. That made me feel really awful for some reason. Like I had slaughtered an animal crossing character.

It's amazing, isn't it? Give an animal a name and there's some part of the brain that goes "Aw shucks. I wish I hadn't done that."

I wonder what other games will start tracking bizarre and unusual stats. Hmmm. *eyes Bioshock Infinite* Number of tonics consumed. Number of meters travelled via sky hook. Number of times the space/time continuum has been ripped asunder...

roushutsu:

Moonlight Butterfly:
I shot a crab and an achievement popped up saying I had killed Fee Fee the crab. That made me feel really awful for some reason. Like I had slaughtered an animal crossing character.

I got that too. Makes you wonder why of all the animals in this game, the crab alone gets an achievement.

Why do I get the feeling that something happened with the crab model like a dev spent ages on it or something and everyone made fun of them :p

But you don't actually eat anything. You just kill it, it's only implied at the very beginning when she has to kill a deer for food.

Otherwise I shot a crab because I knew they put it there for a reason. I would never eat the damn thing otherwise because I don't eat crab, bottom-feeder nasties begone!

Aside from that one deer in the begging and wolves I haven't killed any animals. You don't really need to eat and they aren't trying to kill me so I feel bad about killing them.

Risingblade:
Aside from that one deer in the begging and wolves I haven't killed any animals. You don't really need to eat and they aren't trying to kill me so I feel bad about killing them.

Yeah I felt super awful about killing that dear, only killed wolves and boars for the cheevo.
I don't think I could handle hunting irl.

Funny that I can mow down humans though :S

Moonlight Butterfly:

Risingblade:
Aside from that one deer in the begging and wolves I haven't killed any animals. You don't really need to eat and they aren't trying to kill me so I feel bad about killing them.

Yeah I felt super awful about killing that dear, only killed wolves and boars for the cheevo.
I don't think I could handle hunting irl.

Funny that I can mow down humans though :S

Well those humans are raining arrows,throwing cocktails, and shooting at you so it should make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside when you score a headshot.

Risingblade:

Moonlight Butterfly:

Risingblade:
Aside from that one deer in the begging and wolves I haven't killed any animals. You don't really need to eat and they aren't trying to kill me so I feel bad about killing them.

Yeah I felt super awful about killing that dear, only killed wolves and boars for the cheevo.
I don't think I could handle hunting irl.

Funny that I can mow down humans though :S

Well those humans are raining arrows,throwing cocktails, and shooting at you so it should make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside when you score a headshot.

Yeah true :p They are mean and nasty >_> I like pulling them off ledges with the rope arrows.

Moonlight Butterfly:

Risingblade:

Moonlight Butterfly:

Yeah I felt super awful about killing that dear, only killed wolves and boars for the cheevo.
I don't think I could handle hunting irl.

Funny that I can mow down humans though :S

Well those humans are raining arrows,throwing cocktails, and shooting at you so it should make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside when you score a headshot.

Yeah true :p They are mean and nasty >_> I like pulling them off ledges with the rope arrows.

And that's why we punish them for being such bad boys!

DVS BSTrD:
Are you feeling it now Mr. Krabs?

Why'd Vault101 get banned :-/

OT: About all those deer....... yeah I got alil hungry, sorry Bambi.

So how did the stats in this article get collected?

DVS BSTrD:
Are you feeling it now Mr. Krabs?

+ 1000
Favorite post in the thread, it made me laugh heartily.
I'm feeeeeeeeeeelin' it!

OT: Huh, didn't know there were bits and pieces of MGS3 in this game. :o

But this is Tomb Raider, so the one question on everyone's mind is,

Howsabout dem boobs?

howsabout dem tombs?

...Oh. Right, of course.

Susan Arendt:

blurredplacebo:
Slow news day is it?

Feel better now, do you? Really, does a comment like that give you some kind of sneery thrill?

We shared something that we found interesting. If you don't, that's perfectly fine. I simply don't understand the purpose of your comment other than to be vastly unpleasant.

yeah it was a little snarky, 95% of the internet is snark and cat pictures. Was it really newsworthy? If you did find it interesting why not relegate it to a forum post or similar? Tomb raider is on my to get list and your review was one of the drivers to make the decision to place it on said list.

Also on another note if you are editor in chief here I'd be thinking twice before lambasting someone in the forums over a snarky little post. You act as the face of the escapist and it doesn't look good when you attack someone. I've seen far worse comments made in the tropes vs women thread and they get no editorial comeback. My rare ventures into the forums have always seemed welcoming and friendly, yet what you've done in one little quote is made me rethink my pub club membership and weather I should continue visiting this site and it's forums at all.

Susan Arendt:

Feel better now, do you? Really, does a comment like that give you some kind of sneery thrill?

Haha, that is the sneeriest way to point out another person's sneeriness I have ever seen.

...
And the cycle of sneer continues.

RicoADF:

DVS BSTrD:
Are you feeling it now Mr. Krabs?

Why'd Vault101 get banned :-/

Insulting an OP I believe, she was on her last warning, this time it is permanent if what the Spidermod says is true.

OT: Reminds me that I still need to get this game, sad that you can eat crabs, I have always found crabs and lobsters cute.

blurredplacebo:

Susan Arendt:

blurredplacebo:
Slow news day is it?

Feel better now, do you? Really, does a comment like that give you some kind of sneery thrill?

We shared something that we found interesting. If you don't, that's perfectly fine. I simply don't understand the purpose of your comment other than to be vastly unpleasant.

yeah it was a little snarky, 95% of the internet is snark and cat pictures. Was it really newsworthy? If you did find it interesting why not relegate it to a forum post or similar? Tomb raider is on my to get list and your review was one of the drivers to make the decision to place it on said list.

Also on another note if you are editor in chief here I'd be thinking twice before lambasting someone in the forums over a snarky little post. You act as the face of the escapist and it doesn't look good when you attack someone. I've seen far worse comments made in the tropes vs women thread and they get no editorial comeback. My rare ventures into the forums have always seemed welcoming and friendly, yet what you've done in one little quote is made me rethink my pub club membership and weather I should continue visiting this site and it's forums at all.

She hates negative feedback, and generally responds like this. Dunno why. You can't GET that angry on the internet. You won't have any energy LEFT. I was just going to make a joke here, but hey...suddenly Susan. Well, I'm still gonna make it.

OT: Well, that's what she s- No no no, that's wrong. What I meant to say was

CRAB BATTLE!!!!!

 

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