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LEGO The Lord Of The Rings

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Lego Lord of the Rings (PS3)

mature-gaming.com
7 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Lego and Lord of the Rings are two things that you wouldn’t instantly match together when you think of what could be the latest entry into the Lego games franchise. With 3 films, which is over 10 hours of story to cover and 9 very central characters to show screen time along with incorporating all the charm, wit and humour that the Lego franchise is renowned for, this is without a doubt the biggest challenge of the Lego franchise to date.
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Overall 8
8.0

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

DarkStation
4 February 2013
  • Conclusion: LEGO Lord of the Rings is easily one of my favorite LEGO games. I’m not sure if it’s just the source material or the fact that the game is actually really fun and evolves the LEGO franchise in significant ways, but this is definitely worth playing for any fan of the previous LEGO games or Lord of the Rings films.
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Overall 9
8.5

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

Strategy Informer
1 January 2013
  • Conclusion: If you look at the LEGO games with disgust at how one company is trotting out kiddie game adaptations of movies with nigh-identical gameplay and a camera that’s barely improved in seven years, then LEGO Lord of the Rings isn’t for you. Truth be told, you’ve got a point. Fortunately TT Games are not content to rest on their laurels as they’ve managed to pack in an exciting, thrilling and funny adventure with lots to explore and hours of gameplay to make the whole package...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Kidzworld
21 December 2012
  • Excerpt: The wacky LEGO take on the popular fantasy trilogy includes voice acting from the movie! Check out more details in our game review!
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Overall 7
7.0

LEGO The Lord of the Rings PS3 Review

About.com
17 December 2012
  • Conclusion: LEGO The Lord of the Rings Image © WBIE "LEGO The Lord of the Rings" sometimes feels more like a product of inevitability than a truly creative project. What I mean is there are times when I felt like the game existed more as marketing product -- a way to sell LEGO toys and tickets to "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" -- than as anything driven by pure video game creativity. And perhaps one LEGO game a year is enough. I haven't even finished "LEGO Batman 2" yet.
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Overall 7
7.0

LEGO The Lord of the Rings Review

thinkdigit.com
17 December 2012
  • Summary: LEGO The Lord of the Rings is an interesting take on Peter Jackson's highly acclaimed adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's literary epic. To the successfully tried and tested formula of the trilogy's motion pictures, this attempt adds a level of unbridled fun, blending interactivity and purpose as a lighthearted and funny video game.
  • Pros: Entertaining take on the movies/books, Fun doubles when played with others, Good side quests, You can play as anyone in the Fellowship
  • Cons: Repetitive at times
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Overall 8
8.0

LEGO The Lord of the Rings (PS3)

EL33TONLINE
4 December 2012
  • Excerpt: LEGO The Lord of the Rings is yet another awesome addition to the popular LEGO series of videogames. It’s a great way to experience the epic storyline of The Lord of the Rings, complete with the kind of addictive stud collecting fun and laugh out loud humour that has become synonymous with this excellent franchise.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Storyline 9
9.0

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

GameTrailers
28 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The Lego video game series has yet to overstay its welcome despite eight consecutive years' worth of brick-building titles. One reason for its success is its take on popular licenses, from Star Wars and Batman to Harry Potter and Indiana Jones, but the true secret is how well the developer tailors each experience to fit the property.
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Overall 8
8.0

Lego The Lord of the Rings review

GamesRadar
21 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The formula for Lego games should be familiar by now: take a pop culture universe, render its characters and world with the titular Danish building blocks, add in a healthy dose of slapstick humor and as many collectibles as you can stuff on a disc, and ship it. That recipe has worked so far with franchises like Star Wars, Batman, and Indiana Jones.
  • Pros: Breezy, funny recap of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Seamless drop-in, drop-out co-op experience, Large, explorable overworld with plenty of hidden goodies
  • Cons: Numerous unskippable cutscenes, Difficulty level that skews towards “unlosable”, Exterior environments are often bland and lifeless
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Overall 7
6.8

Expert Review

Official Nintendo Magazine
10 February 2013
  • Excerpt: A famous saying suggests refraining from fixing things that aren't broken. Warner Bros. and TT Games got away with muttering that to themselves in the mirror for at least the first few years, but now it's time to move on.
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