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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 Windows Main Menu
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows ...to blow things up, of course!
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Lava-themed level
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Beginning of the game

Promo Images

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Trailer


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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Critic Reviews

GameTrailers Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2010 9.1 out of 10 91
148apps iPhone Dec 21, 2010 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Spazio Games Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88
Gaming Target PlayStation 3 Sep 28, 2010 8.8 out of 10 88
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Oct 04, 2010 8.7 out of 10 87
GameFocus Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 8.6 out of 10 86
Gamernode Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN iPad Dec 18, 2010 5.5 out of 10 55
411mania.com Xbox 360 Aug 24, 2010 Unscored Unscored
411mania.com Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2010 Unscored Unscored

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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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