The Golden Compass game and upcoming movie are based on the first novel of Phillip Pullman’s New York Times best-selling trilogy which has sold over 5.5 million units in the U.S. to date. * Play as both heroes from the film – Lyra and a giant armored polar bear, Iorek - and combine the strengths of each to progress. * Following the storyline of the movie, players traverse, evade and deceive their way through action-filled levels. * Explore 13 vast locations from the movie including two areas that are unique to the game. * Experience the collaborative bond between Lyra and Pan through the unique ‘Dæmon’ (animal spirit) gameplay mechanic. The Golden Compass is an epic action adventure game that immerses you in the magical parallel world of the $150 million budgeted film from New Line Cinema, the studio behind The Lord of the Rings trilogy. With its AAA cast, including Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig (the new James Bond), the story follows Lyra’s heroic journey from the safety of her home to the dangerous wonders of the North. Armed only with a truth-telling compass, and accompanied by a giant armored polar bear named Iorek, the game takes you on a journey of adventure, exploration, collaboration and discovery.
I love he book dearly, and I was excited about playing the game, but I was a bit disappointed.On the one paw, it was fun to "explore" Lyra's world and change Pan's forms. The play was VERY easy, and there was no way to do any wrong- if you messed up, you started over at the checkpoint. On the other paw: IT WAS SO EASY! Almost to the point of being boring. Actually, in some parts, it was.I'm trying to think of good things to say about the game...It was closer to the book, as far as the order of events. But, ..