GOG Deals: The Monstrous Winter Sale! New deals everyday on DRM-free games.

Not an American user?

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 iPhone Placing a mine charge
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows An intense fight
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad 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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.pt Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Totally Gaming Network Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Official Xbox Magazine (UK) Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Windows Aug 13, 2010 9 out of 10 90
PCActu Windows Oct 01, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeux Vidéo Network Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 17 out of 20 85
App Spy iPhone 2010 4 out of 5 80
D+PAD Magazine PlayStation 3 Oct 11, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) Xbox 360 Aug 17, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing Xbox 360 Oct 07, 2010 7.5 out of 10 75

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

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)

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Sciere (393330), Kabushi (165409), Cristhian Serur (11) and me3D31337 (59388)