That’s Alison Carroll, the all-new meat-based Lara Croft. Be nice to her, she’s going to get quite a lot of stick off the internet before the end of the year, when Tomb Raider: Underworld comes out and she’s binned off to the ex-models home with all the rest.
Alison – who’s currently single! Wahey! Get in there! And so on – was plucked from the obscurity of life as a receptionist in Croydon, with the lucky lady following in the footsteps of Nell McAndrew, Rhona Mitra and several other Lara models we literally cannot remember the names of.
Our verdict? Nice. Attainable. Realistic. Not quite as aloof and model-like in appearance as previous pretend Laras. You can easily put yourself in plenty of imaginary situations with her. Which is the point.
(Via The Sun)
By Gary Cutlack | August 11th, 2008