GUARDIAN OF LIGHT
SUMMER OF ARCADE
Copyright 2010 Crystal Dynamics Press Release
[ June 15th 2010 ]
Dynamics, a part of Square Enix Europe, is pleased
to announce that Lara
Croft and the Guardian of Light will be a
part of Microsoft's third annual Summer of Arcade
Croft and the Guardian of Light showcases a new
isometric cooperative adventure that aims to deliver
instant, intense action and bite-sized puzzles
which will fit perfectly into the coveted Summer
of Arcade lineup.
are delighted to be chosen to be a part of Microsoft's
Summer of Arcade line up which has always showcased
the very best digital games available," said Darrell
Gallagher, General Manager of Crystal Dynamics.
is the first game from a rejuvenated Crystal Dynamics
studio and our goal was to make the perfect companion
piece to the Tomb Raider franchise. One which
could be clearly recognized in its own space,
have the familiarity of being set in the world
of Lara Croft and at the same time offer fans
fresh gameplay they expect from Xbox Live Arcade
Dynamics has created a whole new experience specifically
designed for the digital market. Players will
take control of Lara and an ancient warrior named
Totec in an isometric adventure through sprawling
landscapes, perilous puzzles and epic boss battles.
Built with two player cooperative multiplayer
in mind, players, however, can still experience
the game as a solo adventure.
Croft and the Guardian of Light follows Lara as
she goes in search of the Mirror of Smoke, an
ancient artifact located in a ruin known as the
Temple of Light. When she finally reaches the
mirror, she is ambushed by a mercenary army who
take the mirror and release an evil entity. Also
awakened by the incident, Totec, The Guardian
of Light joins Lara as her unlikely ally to save
the world from never-ending darkness.
Croft and the Guardian of Light will be available
this summer as part of the Xbox Live Arcade's
Summer of Arcade for 1200 MS Points. The game
is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.