DescriptionLara 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.
- "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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- 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
- 2010 - Best Cooperative Multiplayer (Editors' Choice)
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