[Update: Xperia only] Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for Android now available

Everyone’s favorite tomb raider Lara Croft has gotten a place of her own on the Google Play Store. Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is a 2010 game that was first released on Playstation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace, but it since went mobile and enjoyed a brief stint of exclusivity on iOS.

Now it’s finally on Android for just $1.29. It’s a near 1:1 port of the console versions with obvious modifications for touchscreen controls.

The game takes place in central America where our protagonist is in search for the Mirror of Smoke, a historic artifact that gives its possessor the fate of the world. Get to the Google Play Store to take this quality experience for a spin.

[Update]: bummer. It looks like this game has a timed period of exclusivity on Sony Xperia devices. Unless you have any devices from that line-up you’ll probably be told that none of your lowly devices can download the game. Let’s hope that exclusivity expires sooner rather than later.

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TAGS: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

  • sdcoiner76

    Available but incompatible with all my devices including the Xoom and Droid 3.

    • Mark phillips

      That’s just xperia exclusive!!

      • sdcoiner76

        Thanks, I see that now. When the article was posted there was no mention of it being an exclusive.

  • Mark phillips

    This game is xperia exclusive!! Admin for some time!!

  • Duncan Booth

    Requires permissions to both send and receive SMS messages. Why?
    Not that it matters while it’s tied to a single make and model.

  • Southrncomfortjm

    So, what, it currently has an audience of 100 people?

  • http://twitter.com/SParKlngCyaNide SparklingCyanide

    that’s alright, the game doesn’t look too good anyways.

    • http://www.facebook.com/eric.lomas Eric Lomas

      The game was pretty good on consoles and got solid reviews and was generally liked by most people who played it.

      • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

        LOVED it on consoles. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1668665952 Jáchym Šlik

    Not only Xperia Play! It is also compatible with other Xperia smarthones.

  • Victor Wihlborg

    An xperia play exclusive that is not available for my device (xperia play). It must be very exclusive

  • Scott Smith

    Sony needs to expand the Xperia exclusive tag to include the Tablet S/P

  • http://twitter.com/ShivamITF Shivam Choudhary

    LARA CROFT : Guardian Of Light Android Gameplay


    This Lara character has DSL…..