Lara Croft was at the Game Developers Conference looking like you've never seen her before. Sure, she still had braids and two great big…guns, but the similarities ended there. That's because we saw her in a full demo of her new downloadable adventure, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
Unlike the Tomb Raider branded games, Lara Croft is a more arcade-style adventure with lots of running and jumping, played from an isometric perspective. It's also Crystal Dynamics' first download-only title, and it's due on Xbox Live, the PlayStation Network, and PC digital download services at the end of this summer.
The story involves an ancient struggle between two South American warriors: Totec and Xolotl. They battled two thousand years ago over a powerful artifact known as the Mirror of Smoke, with Totec prevailing and banishing Xolotl. From there, Totec sealed himself with the mirror to ensure that it never fell into wicked hands.
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