Image: Left: Warner Bros, Right: Square Enix. Screengrab: IGN

From the looks of it, the new Tomb Raider reboot is set to be a massive pivot from Angelina Jolieā€™s much-derided take on the character. Instead, itā€™s much more inspired by the 2013 Tomb Raider game that followed a much younger Lara Croft on her very first tomb raiding mission.

While Alicia Vikanderā€™s look in the new Tomb Raider trailer was already more than enough evidence that her Croft would be much more in line with her current video game iteration, itā€™s another thing to actually compare shots between the film and the game itself. In a new video from IGN, you can see that there are a number of shots clearly borrowed directly from the video game that are damn-near perfectly recreated in Roar Uthaugā€™s upcoming film.

While the new Tomb Raiderā€™s aesthetics might have lent themselves to a live-action adaptation, what remains to be seen is if the film will receive marks as glowing as its video game counterpart. Weā€™ll all have to judge for ourselves when Tomb Raider hits theaters on March 16, 2018.

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