Lair (PlayStation 3)

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Description

Lair is a game set exclusively on a fantasy-medieval world and concerns a war between two civilizations – the Asylian and the Mokai. The first, being in a better geographical position, having all the resources in abundance while the latter strife to survive in the barren lands. Both nations were at peace until the Mokai unleashed an attack towards their neighbour country Asylia.

You control an elite "Sky Guard" named Rohn, who belongs in the dragon-riding forces of Asylian army, and tries to stop this assault while at the same time figuring out if there are any deeper reasons behind this seemingly struggle for survival.

In each stage you get mission objectives ranging from defending a castle town to eliminating catapults and armies. The gameplay makes extensive use of the SIXAXIS motion sensor since most of the time you'll be fighting on the air and the movement there is solely dependent on this feature. While in the air you can throw fire to scorch your enemies or engage in a melee mode with other dragons where you can use bites, claws and combo attacks. At times you may also need to fight with your dragon while on ground or have your character battle another dragon-rider while on top of this rider’s dragon.

When you end the mission, depending on how well you did, you may earn a medal (bronze/silver/gold) which in turn allows you to learn new combat moves and unlock extra content in the "Extras" option of the main menu.

There is also a Lair Network option where you can check (while on-line) other players’ stats and achievements.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Rise from Lair" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

JustPressPlay Sep 19, 2007 7.6 out of 10 76
Game Watcher Sep 12, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Play.tm Dec 06, 2007 62 out of 100 62
Video Game Talk Oct 02, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Shark Sep 24, 2007 C- 42
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 05, 2007 4 out of 10 40
GameSpy Sep 06, 2007 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Entertainment Depot, The Oct 03, 2007 3 out of 10 30
Gamers' Temple, The Dec 16, 2007 30 out of 100 30
The Review Busters 2007 1 out of 10 10

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2007 – Biggest Disappointment of the Year

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DreinIX (9398) added Lair (PlayStation 3) on Jan 10, 2008