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Original Tomb Raider released on iOS devices

Square Enix has released the original Tomb Raider on iOS devices.

The classic adventure game is now available to download on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices with iOS 7.0 or later.

Available in English, French and German languages, Tomb Raider is priced at £0.69/$0.99.

First released in 1996, the influential game mixes puzzle, platform and combat elements as it follows the exploits of Lara Croft, an English female archaeologist in search of ancient treasures.

Square Enix rebooted the long-running series earlier this year. The most recent Tomb Raider game tells an origins story in which Lara Croft is a young archaeology graduate on her first expedition. After successfully finding and eventually escaping the lost kingdom of Yamatai, she decides there are many more myths to be explored and resolves to discover the truth behind them.

Despite the critically acclaimed game not meeting sales expectations, Square Enix US and Europe chief executive Phil Rogers announced on August 1 that a next-gen follow-up was "well into development".