No pause - so it's Real-Time but there isn't much Strategy
Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged, Amazon
8 April 2008
Summary: I have no idea why anyone who produces an RTS wouldn't provide a pause key enabling you to select units reliably and issue orders. Perhaps EA do, because they didn't. Or maybe they just forgot.
Summary: Overall a poorly laid out game. For each good level like Moria, Helm's Deep and Minas Tirith, there's about 5 other bland, flat areas with no substance or usefullness in the game. They contribute nothing to the story, or anything else for that matter.
Summary: If your a fan of the LOTR series than this game is for you. All you more hardcore RTS players might want to spend your fifty bucks elseware. Fun factor I gave this game 3 stars. Keep in mind my judgement is a little bias, I am a fan of LOTR. The campaign is a blast whether you are evil or good.
Summary: I'm not a kid writing a review but a 29 year old who has played more computer games in the last year then most do in a life time. Not putting down the young but this game is clearly geared toward a younger generation. Why?
Summary: For those of you who didn't rush out and buy this game when it was released, or didn't get it for Xmas, my advice is...don't bother! Whilst the visuals and soundtrack are superb and the game has an undeniable smoothness about it (the only reasons it gets two stars from me), the game lacks depth and...