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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 Title Screen
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Another room in the temple of light
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Title
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone Game start

Promo Images

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Screenshot
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Screenshot
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Trailer


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

games xtreme Xbox 360 Aug 24, 2010 9.2 out of 10 92
XboxAddict Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 9 out of 10 90
148apps iPhone Dec 21, 2010 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Playstation Universe PlayStation 3 Oct 01, 2010 9 out of 10 90
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Oct 04, 2010 8.7 out of 10 87
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 03, 2010 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot PlayStation 3 Sep 29, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Official XBox Magazine Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Hey Poor Player Xbox 360 Dec 31, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
XGN Xbox 360 Sep 03, 2010 7.5 out of 10 75

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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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