|Developer: Shiny Entertainment|
The Golden Compass is a video game adaptation of the 2007 movie of the first book in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, set in a parallel world where giant armored bears rule a kingdom. The book they are based on was called Northern Lights in the UK.
Discover the magical and mysterious world of The Golden Compass™, based on the Philip Pullman novel and the major motion picture from New Line Cinema, the studio behind The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Lyra Belacqua's uncle has been imprisoned, her best friend kidnapped, and now she must set forth from the safety of Jordan College into a world of intense danger and amazing adventure to save them. Joining Lyra in her mission is her animal daemon, Pan, as well as Iorek, the giant and powerful polar bear, and the mysterious Golden Compass - a truth-telling device that will help lead the way. In a world where witches fly through frozen skies, giant armored bears fight to defend their kingdom, and sinister Gobblers kidnap children and carry them to a frozen wasteland, Lyra, Pan, and Iorek must work together as they embark on this epic journey of action, exploration, collaboration, and discovery.