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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 Main Menu
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone Title
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Another room in the temple of light
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone Main menu

Promo Images

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

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

Eurogamer.it PlayStation 3 Aug 23, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 Aug 13, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Meristation Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 9 out of 10 90
GameFocus PlayStation 3 Oct 10, 2010 8.6 out of 10 86
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Sep 29, 2010 17 out of 20 85
IGN Windows Oct 20, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Digital Chumps PlayStation 3 Oct 04, 2010 8.4 out of 10 84
Hasta los Juegos Xbox 360 Aug 17, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Aug 20, 2010 B 75
Family Friendly Gaming PlayStation 3 2013 54 out of 100 54

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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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