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Happy Pride Month, from the Crystal Dynamics Team!


Hello everyone! Crystal Dynamics has deeply rooted values committed to people living their best lives: our Crystallites, our players, and all of our communities. We love celebrating our differences across all groups as those unique voices, points-of-view, and attributes combine to make us stronger together. One team, one dream; our community in unity. We are…

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AAPI Heritage Month – Indie Developer Spotlight: Visai Games


We’re glad people enjoyed our last AAPI indie dev spotlight on Battlebrew Productions and their upcoming game, Cuisineer! Today we’re here to tell you about another highly anticipated release in the indie scene – Venba – a narrative cooking game developed by Visai Games. Visai Games is based out of Toronto but is being led…

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AAPI Indie Games Spotlight: Battlebrew Productions


Throughout the month of May, Crystal Dynamics will be celebrating Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Inclusivity is a cornerstone of our studio, so we love supporting underrepresented people internally and externally. The Indie developer scene consists of many talented and passionate developers that don’t get enough spotlight, so we’re here to help shine a…

Women’s History Month – Inspirational Women


Our Women’s History Month celebration continues here at Crystal Dynamics, we’re celebrating with great content and great causes – don’t forget the official International Women’s Day “Embrace Equity” campaign, raising awareness for the IRC’s “Women Won’t Wait” fundraiser is live here, and on March 30th at 11am PT we’re hosting episode two of Crystal Convos,…

"Always be open to new opportunities, and passion has been the single largest driver to opportunities in my career. True passion is infectious and inspires confidence from others."

Women’s History Month: Industry Pro-Tips


Happy Women’s History Month! Here at Crystal Dynamics we’re celebrating with great content and great causes – such as supporting the official International Women’s Day “Embrace Equity” campaign, raising awareness for the IRC’s “Women Won’t Wait” fundraiser, hosting several of the talented women on our narrative team in an end-of-month livestream (more details soon!), and…

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IWD 2023: Supporting the IRC’s “Women Won’t Wait” Campaign


Did you know that while women and girls make up about 50% of any refugee, internally displaced, or stateless population, they bear the brunt of discrimination and violence? For International Women’s Day 2023, Crystal Dynamics is once again spreading awareness of the incredible and essential work done by the International Rescue Committee. In addition to…

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Making Black History: 28 Days of Black Cosplay w/ Chaka Cumberbatch


To close out our Black History month celebration at Crystal Dynamics, I (Vanessa again!) had the pleasure and honor to have a one-on-one conversation with the creator of 28 Days of Black Cosplay, Chaka Cumberbatch! She has been a beacon and pillar to the Black community, creating a movement that was born from a need…

Black Excellence in Gaming: Gerald Lawson & Muriel Tramis


Happy Black History Month! Vanessa here once again – we’re halfway through the month with our #28DaysofBlackCosplay showcase and putting the final touches on our Black Joy panel for this week – we hope you’re looking forward to it!  But first: a little bit of Black History Did You Know… At Crystal Dynamics we love gaming…

Take Your Adventures on the Road: Tomb Raider Reloaded Launches Globally on iOS and Android Devices


The latest addition to the storied franchise takes the legendary Lara Croft on a swan-diving, cliff-climbing, back-flipping expedition to the small screen As part of the celebration of Lara Croft’s birthday, CDE Entertainment, the 12th operative group of Embracer Group AB, today announced that Tomb Raider Reloaded® (made in collaboration with developer Emerald City Games)…

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Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience Wins Park World Excellence Award for Family Entertainment Centre of the Year!


The Park World Excellence Awards for 2022 were recently announced and Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience won the award for Family Entertainment Centre of the Year! This is a tremendous honor for the team at Little Lion Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics. Since its inception in 2018, the Park World Excellence Awards has firmly established itself…

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Tomb Raider Reloaded Leaps into Pre-Registration Ahead of February 14, 2023 Release


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Happy Black History Month from Crystal Dynamics!


Happy Black History Month from Crystal Dynamics! My name is Vanessa Brasfield and I’m a community coordinator here at Crystal Dynamics. I’m excited to help kickoff our 2023 Black History Month celebration, which involves fundraising for a great cause, celebrating the Black cosplay community, a Black Joy panel, and more! But first, a personal note…

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Comic Cover Art for Winter Soldier Hero



Free Update for Owners of Marvel’s Avengers also Adds Cloning Lab Omega-Level Threat Mission Today, Crystal Dynamics announced that Marvel’s Avengers Update 2.7 is available. The Update brings with it a new playable Hero, Bucky Barnes, aka the Winter Soldier, and an entirely new four-player Omega-Level Threat mission, Cloning Lab, where players team up to…

Illustration of Lara Croft hanging out with the summer camp girls!

Crystal Dynamics Hosts 2022 ‘Girls Make Games’ Summer Camps


Girls Make Games Summer Camp 2022 This July we were honored to host LearnDistrict and Girls Make Games for their 2022 GMG Summer Camp. The hybrid virtual and in-person camp hosted 128 “junior devs” (40 of whom attended at our San Mateo and Bellevue locations), across 53 cities, mentored by 47 camp counselors. The camps…

Crystal Dynamics takes control of its most beloved games


We are excited to inform you that Crystal Dynamics has taken control of several game franchises—including TOMB RAIDER and Legacy of Kain—from the games’ previous owner, Square Enix Limited.   As a result of this change, Crystal Dynamics (or its affiliate) is now the owner of these games and the controller of the gameplay and…

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