The Return of Lara Croft

4/5/2006 1:26 PM PDT

The latest edition in the 'Tomb Raider' series -- 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend' -- hits stores next week, marking the return of the hottest digital icon in gaming.

Karima Adebibe, a 20-year-old model from London, is the newest face of the action hero -- and the first Lara Croft to speak. Creative director Ian Livingstone says, "We made sure that people were going to have their expectations fulfilled."

'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend' ships April 11.