Lara Croft gained the ability to wield the legendary Excalibur and, after that, the Hammer Of Thor. So what ever became of Royal Goddess Lara? Absolutely nothing, because who would possibly be interested in THAT kinda development?
Videogames are good at that, teasing you with an awesome plot twist and then pretending it never happened. So much so that I wrote a whole article about it. And Topless Robot, my newest market, published it. And you read it. And you loved it. And you sent me money and nudes.