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Description

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is an isometric platform game starring the titular heroine. While she is exploring a Mayan tomb, Lara finds a magic relic, and suddenly is surrounded by bad guys. In the following events, an ancient Mayan demon, Xolotl, is released by mistake. Now Lara must survive the traps laid out by the demon. She receives the help of Totec, the guardian of light, who imprisoned Xolotl many years ago.

The game combines action and platforming, and features physics-based environment puzzles. Team work is possible through offline co-op. Most of the time Lara must use her grappling hook, Totec's spear, or in the case of co-op, the help of Totec's shield to reach higher places. There is also a small RPG component, in the form of collectibles and challenge rooms that bring many relics and upgrades to Lara's arsenal.

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is a download-only game and was released on Xbox LIVE, PSN and Steam.

Screenshots

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows This beast chases Lara through the level
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows A bit of Lara's trademark acrobatics - now with the use of Totec's spear
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone Collecting gems
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Alternate Titles

  • "Lara Croft und der Wächter des Lichts" -- German title
  • "Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light HD" -- iPad title

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Critic Reviews

ZTGameDomain Xbox 360 2010 9.5 out of 10 95
Gaming Nexus Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 A- 91
Level Xbox 360 Oct, 2010 9 out of 10 90
3D Juegos PlayStation 3 Oct 01, 2010 8.6 out of 10 86
GamingExcellence Xbox 360 Aug 23, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Everyeye.it Xbox 360 Sep 02, 2010 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 8 out of 10 80
D+PAD Magazine PlayStation 3 Oct 11, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Hey Poor Player Xbox 360 Dec 31, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The A.V. Club Xbox 360 Aug 23, 2010 C- 42

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2010 – Best PSN Game of the Year
    • 2010 – #2 Best Xbox Live Arcade Game of the Year
    • 2010 – #3 Best Action-Adventure of the Year
  • GameSpot
    • 2010 - Best Cooperative Multiplayer (Editors' Choice)

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