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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (Xbox 360)

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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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There are 46 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

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

Game Chronicles Aug 21, 2010 9.8 out of 10 98
ZTGameDomain 2010 9.5 out of 10 95 Aug 21, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid Aug 16, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Meristation Aug 19, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Cheat Code Central 2010 4.5 out of 5 90
Extreme Gamer Aug 18, 2010 8.9 out of 10 89
Gaming Target Aug 23, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88 Sep 02, 2010 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez Aug 30, 2010 75 out of 100 75


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

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Cristhian Serur (11) added Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (Xbox 360) on Oct 04, 2010
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