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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.

Screenshots

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Time for guns
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Setting an explosive charge to clear a path
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows These are cabbage bombs. Deadly gas inside
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPhone On screen help - time for guns

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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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 Aug 13, 2010 9 out of 10 90
XboxAddict Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Target PlayStation 3 Sep 28, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 03, 2010 85 out of 100 85
Jeux Vidéo Network Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 17 out of 20 85
IGN Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Windows Oct 04, 2010 85 out of 100 85
Gamereactor (Sweden) Xbox 360 Aug 17, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Gamer Limit Xbox 360 Aug 26, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Aug 20, 2010 B 75

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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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