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 iPhone Title
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone Main menu
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Intro
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows And I thought T-Rex was big!

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

1UP PlayStation 3 Sep 28, 2010 A- 91
Cheat Code Central Xbox 360 2010 4.5 out of 5 90
Meristation Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Spazio Games Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeux Vidéo Network Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 17 out of 20 85
MS Xbox World Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Windows Sep 29, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Official XBox Magazine Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
NZGamer PlayStation 3 Oct 22, 2010 8 out of 10 80
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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