Return to the tombs! – discover and explore living breathing, lost ancient realms that hold clues to the secrets of Lara's past. Physics, Water and Fire systems bring the perilous environments of Lara's world alive, and challenge the player to improvise solutions to obstacles.
* Utilize strength and intelligence on your quest! – use the grappling hook, an arsenal of new weapons, communications devices, and other tools to achieve your goals.
* Travel the globe to the world's most exotic locales! – explore ancient tombs, treacherous jungles, snowy mountain ranges, and much more.
* Use the Nintendo DS system's strengths (2D game paradigm with 3D graphics) and innovative features (touch-screen, dual screens, microphone, WiFi, internal clock).
* Hybrid 3D/2D game special bonuses (mini-games, art gallery, cinematics…) can be traded in the WiFi Bazaar.