Greetings fellow gamers. Seeing as Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris was part of the Playstation Plus lineup, I thought I would put out my opinion so you guys can make a decision on play/don’t play.
I watched some gameplay on it and to be honest it looked like Diablo in a sense with some puzzle solving and I’m ALL ABOUT SOME DIABLO! I was absolutely spot on with my assessment. It’s not a diablo clone. Don’t think that. There’s guns, all kinds from pistols to grenade launchers, and plenty of puzzle solving.
The graphics in Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris are just what you would expect from a basic top-down game. They are definitely surprising to me as I thought they would be bland and mundane being a PSPlus game but SquareEnix really came through in glorious fashion on this one, in my humble opinion.
From walking around shooting plenty of pottery looking for gems to being chased be a giant crocodile-like mythical creature, this game had my attention from the get-go. The basic premise behind it is you must aid a rival treasure hunter and imprisoned gods Horus and Isis in solving puzzles to vanquish Set, an evil god. This is an excerpt taken from Tomb Raider Wiki:
“Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. In her new adventure, Lara Croft travels to Egypt and must join forces with rival treasure hunter Carter Bell and imprisoned gods Horusand Isis, to defeat the evil god Set. Featuring a four-player co-op story, players must work together to explore the temple, defeat hordes of enemies from the Egyptian underworld, solve devious puzzles, and avoid deadly traps. All the while, players will compete for treasure, powerful artifacts, and ultimate bragging rights.”
Controls aren’t very difficult to master and gameplay can be rather simple or extremely difficult, depending on the challenges you decide to undertake. There are several sidequests that will net you new weapons and gems for solving difficult puzzles.
Also, I can’t leave out the fact that this is a game that allows up to four player coop and, although I’m not a big coop player, I can’t imagine this being anything but an absolute blast with four players!
All in all I would have to rate this game an 8/10 for sheer fun of play. You may not like it if you’re a regular Tomb Raider fan but then again you might. I say if you have PSPlus why not give it a shot, it’s free right?
Thanks for reading and as always… HAPPY GAMING!!!