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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (Windows)

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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 Windows An intense fight
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Final (almost) confrontation with the evil god
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows These guys have shields. Grenade- or rocket-launcher works best
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Lara has an unlimited supply of mines. Here I planted one...

Alternate Titles

  • "Lara Croft und der W├Ąchter des Lichts" -- German title
  • "Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light HD" -- iPad title

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The Press Says

1UP Sep 28, 2010 A- 91
Strategy Informer Aug 31, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Aug 13, 2010 9 out of 10 90
ComputerGames.ro Oct 04, 2010 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Oct 03, 2010 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot Sep 29, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
PCActu Oct 01, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 29, 2010 17 out of 20 85
Factornews Oct 18, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 10, 2010 78 out of 100 78

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Awards

  • GameSpot
    • 2010 - Best Cooperative Multiplayer (Editors' Choice)

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Cristhian Serur (11) added Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (Windows) on Oct 04, 2010
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