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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

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Xbox 360
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3.9
PlayStation 3
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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 Outdoor level
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Final (almost) confrontation with the evil god
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Title
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Loading

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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The Press Says

Play.tm Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 93 out of 100 93
GameTrailers Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2010 9.1 out of 10 91
Strategy Informer Xbox 360 Aug 31, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Multiplayer.it iPad Dec 30, 2010 9 out of 10 90
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Xbox 360 Sep 10, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep 28, 2010 81 out of 100 81
Level 7 Xbox 360 Sep 02, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Gamekult Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Slide to Play iPhone Dec 20, 2010 3 out of 4 75
PlayStation Lifestyle PlayStation 3 Oct 14, 2010 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

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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