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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 Achievements
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Demons summon a T-Rex (wtf?)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Outdoor level
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone New weapon

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Screenshot
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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

Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 9.2 out of 10 92
Multiplayer.it iPhone Dec 30, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 3 Aug 13, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Totally Gaming Network Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Target Xbox 360 Aug 23, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep 28, 2010 81 out of 100 81
Gamernode Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
App Spy iPhone 2010 4 out of 5 80
RealGamer PlayStation 3 Sep 01, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Gamernode PlayStation 3 Aug 18, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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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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