The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass, based on the first book in the award-winning trilogy, His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. As Lyra, players will use their daemon and collaborate with in-game characters, collecting special items in order to explore, evade, and deceive their way through confrontations with the Gobblers, the Magisterium, and the horribly dangerous spy fly to find her friend. They can also do battle as Iorek with special attacks and a riding mechanic as he protects Lyra during the journey.
Gamers will be able to unlock secrets and mini-games using a mysterious, truth-telling golden compass device called an alethiometer. Players can explore 13 vast locations, including all-new breath-taking environments not seen in the film, on this massive journey of collaboration, exploration and the eternal struggle between good and evil.
Authenticity to the movie. The official video game of The Golden Compass from New Line Cinema - the studio behind The Lord of the Rings trilogy - comes to life this holiday 2007.
Play as the heroes from the film. Embark on a journey into the frozen North as the rebellious and headstrong heroine Lyra who uses her cunning to evade enemies. Or charge forward as her powerful friend and protector Iorek - a giant armored bear able to overcome any obstacle with his brute strength.
Explore a parallel universe. Immerse yourself in the world of The Golden Compass movie and discover the majestic grandeur of Jordan College, the hustle and bustle of port town Trollesund, or the dark and foreboding research station at Bolvangar. Go beyond the movie with two areas from the His Dark Materials universe exclusive to the game.
Discover a powerful bond greater than friendship. Experience the collaborative bond between Lyra and her unique animal-companion Pan who has the ability to morph into a variety of different creatures to help Lyra solve puzzles and navigate obstacles throughout her perilous journey.
The Golden Compass will lead the way. Use the truth-telling Golden Compass to solve in-game puzzles and unlock bonus content allowing you to explore the worlds as seen in the movie.
Use quick wit to discover and evade. Participate in a variety of themed embedded mini-games to help Lyra gain further information about her journey and avoid confrontation with those that mean her harm.
The Golden Compass Screenshots
The Golden Compass Trailer
Release date: 07 December 2007