- Publisher: Square Enix
- Release Date: Dec 4, 2016
- Also On: iPhone/iPad, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
- Summary: Lara Croft GO is a turn based puzzle-adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover well-kept secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom.
- Developer: Square Enix Montreal
- Genre(s): Strategy, Turn-Based, General
- # of players: No Online Multiplayer
- Cheats: On GameFAQs
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Lara Croft GO - Mirror Of Spirits: PlayStation and Steam PSX 2016 Launch Trailer
Positive: 0 out of 2
Mixed: 2 out of 2
Negative: 0 out of 2
Feb 7, 2017Lara Croft GO is a brief, intelligent, relic-hunting, snake-shooting, boulder-bypassing, turn-based puzzler.
CD-ActionFeb 13, 2017It’s a decent game but not much more. [02/2017, p.53]
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Dec 7, 2016Slick, beautiful, gently challenging and supremely well designed, it’s a stunning piece of work.
Positive: 7 out of 9
Mixed: 2 out of 9
Negative: 0 out of 9
Jan 23, 2022맛있게 잘 구워낸 피자와 같이 간편하고 잘 만들어진 퍼즐 게임.
저렴한 가격, 적당한 플레이 타임, 잘 만들어진 퍼즐 난이도, 억지스러움 없는 수집요소와 퍼즐들. 간단하게 즐기기엔 최고의 퍼즐 게임입니다. Like as delicious맛있게 잘 구워낸 피자와 같이 간편하고 잘 만들어진 퍼즐 게임.
저렴한 가격, 적당한 플레이 타임, 잘 만들어진 퍼즐 난이도, 억지스러움 없는 수집요소와 퍼즐들.
간단하게 즐기기엔 최고의 퍼즐 게임입니다.
Like as delicious pizza, "Lara Croft Go" is a simple and well-made puzzle game.
Reasonable price, moderate playtime, well-made level, rational collection and puzzles.
It is best game to enjoy simply.… Expand
Mar 31, 2021A short, atmospheric and interesting adventure, as old «Tomb Raiders» games. I have a lot of fun with this game on mobiles and now have theA short, atmospheric and interesting adventure, as old «Tomb Raiders» games. I have a lot of fun with this game on mobiles and now have the same experience on PC + gamepad. Amazing.… Expand
Oct 21, 2020Its a beautiful isometric puzzle game that's available on almost all platforms, whether you play it on console, mobile or PC, its a good gameIts a beautiful isometric puzzle game that's available on almost all platforms, whether you play it on console, mobile or PC, its a good game and huge props to Square Enix Montreal.… Expand
May 2, 2021[PT-BR] Jogo bem feito e desafiador, parece ser bobo no início, mas me surpreendeu, confesso que essa categoria de jogo não é de meu gosto e[PT-BR] Jogo bem feito e desafiador, parece ser bobo no início, mas me surpreendeu, confesso que essa categoria de jogo não é de meu gosto e acabei tento muita dificuldade, pois em algumas partes ele é bem difícil, precisei até acionar a ajuda do próprio game, mas isso é mais lerdeza minha que problema do jogo, só penso que poderia ser melhor na trilha sonora.… Expand
Mar 7, 2017This is an excellent game. In the PC it's a point and click game for the action but totally worth it. Loved the puzzles. Loved the wholeThis is an excellent game. In the PC it's a point and click game for the action but totally worth it. Loved the puzzles. Loved the whole theme. Loved Lara as always!
The only cons for this game was that in mid-game the difficulty starts peaking and the last 30% of the game was unplayable for me because of the immortal salamandar character.… Expand
Oct 5, 2019An interesting new look at the classic Lara Croft that gives a pleasant experience of game-play with interesting puzzles and cozy graphic. ButAn interesting new look at the classic Lara Croft that gives a pleasant experience of game-play with interesting puzzles and cozy graphic. But still it looks like an average mobile game then a full PC game, so it makes a little "cropped impression".… Expand
May 9, 2018Lara Croft GO is a very simple puzzle game which was clearly designed for mobile phones. Using a click and swipe interface, it is entirelyLara Croft GO is a very simple puzzle game which was clearly designed for mobile phones. Using a click and swipe interface, it is entirely concerned with navigating Lara Croft through a series of simple-seeming but at times surprisingly complicated puzzles.
The game is very, very limited mechanically; your commands are to move Lara around an isometric square grid, to have her pull a lever she’s standing on the same square as, and to push or pull a movable column she’s standing next to.
The overall puzzle mechanics are also quite simple – there are snakes which stand still and kill Lara if she steps in front of them (but which can be killed from the side/back), there are spiders and sawblades that move back and forth on fixed tracks (the only difference being that sawblades run in rivets, which can turn, while spiders will keep walking until they hit a wall and turn around), and salamanders, which will start pursuing Lara if she walks two steps in front of them, but which will immediately kill her if she moves directly in front of them, just like a snake; while in pursuit, they will exactly mirror Lara’s motions, and if the path ahead of them becomes impassable, they will stop where they are.
These are combined with the level mechanics of buttons you, enemies, or pillars can sit on to active, which generally move parts of the level around, but which will sometimes instead shoot deadly darts out of walls (which will kill Lara or any creature) or will push a section of wall out to block progress and knock anything in front of it away (including over the side, which can be fatal). These are also used to activate boulder traps, where giant boulders roll along a straight line until they smash into a column or wall or fall off the map.
Finally, there are sections of breakable ground which crack the first time you step on them and form a hole the second time, plunging Lara (or a pursuing salamander) to her death (or, if on a climbable wall instead of level ground, send her falling to the bottom of the wall), but which can also be filled in with columns or boulders.
All of these things combine together in a number of fairly ingenious ways; the levels start out simple, but do a good job of teaching the player how to play the game and deal with and exploit the various level mechanics. The game gradually introduces the mechanics over time, growing ever more complicated as the game goes on, and requiring the player to figure out how to use them all together by the end.
This isn’t a bad game – in fact, it is a fairly decent puzzle game that I played while doing other things like chatting with people (my playtime is inflated – it only took me 5-6 hours of actual playtime to beat).
However, at the same time, it is hard for me to *recommend* this game, especially on the PC platform. It was really a time-waster, not something you’d really sink your teeth into. There’s no story to speak of, and it is hard to really say that I enjoyed the game so much as simply thought it was decent.
Overall, this is an okay puzzle game, and you can certainly do worse – but at the same time, you can do better, too. After beating the game, I was left thinking "Well, that was a thing," and I doubt I'll ever really think of it again.… Expand