Developer Crystal Dynamics and publisher Square Enix's upcoming action-adventure game, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris was showcased at the recently concluded E3 2014. This game is a sequel to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, which was critically acclaimed.
This game takes Lara Croft to Egypt where she will have to team up her rival treasure hunter, Carter Bell and imprisoned gods – Horus and Isis, all these to defeat Set, the evil god. It also takes her to the forsaken and hidden Temple of Osiris.
Croft and Bell are on a mission to find the legendary Staff of Osiris. This gives the characters power of life over death. Bell who wanted to steal the staff removes it from its place and thus triggers a trap cursing both Bell and Croft. While, this also brings in Set but also frees gods like Isis and Horus.
This game will allow players to fight as Lara, Carter, Isis, or Horus. The game is fast-paced similar to its predecessor, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. The characters Lara and Carter have grappling hook that can be used to go from one big gap to another. Horus and Isis have ancient staff which can be used to activate platforms and magical objects. Characters will have firearms and remote mines.
- The game moves over from last-generation to next-generation with this title and promises to deliver stunning environments and visual effects.
- Four players can play the game and they will be able to mix and match. Two of the players can be online and two offline. Players will have to communicate together in order to explore the various temples in Egypt.
- The game does not give special features to a particular character but to two pairs of character Lara and Carter, Horus and Isis, where each have their set of functions.
- The game will have both single player and multiplayer mode.
- The game involves puzzles, traps and combat sequences. Players will also have to search for treasures, artifacts,
- Players will have collectibles in the game. They involve rings, amulets and weaponry. Rings can be customized.
The release date for Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is not yet confirmed. But Crystal Dynamics said it will be "coming soon."
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