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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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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows (Intro) By accident or by fate - an ancient god Xolotl is summoned
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Setting an explosive charge to clear a path
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iPad Main menu
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Windows Lava-themed level

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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

ZTGameDomain Xbox 360 2010 9.5 out of 10 95
GamePro (US) Xbox 360 Aug 17, 2010 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
3D Juegos PlayStation 3 Oct 01, 2010 8.6 out of 10 86
4Players.de Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2010 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot Xbox 360 Aug 18, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
App Spy iPhone 2010 4 out of 5 80
Gamer Limit Xbox 360 Aug 26, 2010 8 out of 10 80
GamingXP Xbox 360 Aug 26, 2010 80 out of 100 80
MondoXbox Xbox 360 Aug 16, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Pocket Gamer UK Android Aug 08, 2012 8 out of 10 80

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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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