Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

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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.

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Outdoor level
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Introducing the army of demons
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Title
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows (Intro) By accident or by fate - an ancient god Xolotl is summoned

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

PSFocus PlayStation 3 Nov 13, 2010 93 out of 100 93
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 9.2 out of 10 92
Eurogamer.it Xbox 360 Aug 23, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Extreme Gamer Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 8.9 out of 10 89
Mygamer.com Xbox 360 Aug 01, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88
GameSpot Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamer.nl Xbox 360 Aug 24, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Aug 20, 2010 B 75
PlayStation Lifestyle PlayStation 3 Oct 14, 2010 7 out of 10 70

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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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