Reviews and Problems with Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
Excerpt: The Lord of the Rings was written by a well known and prominent Christian - J.R.R. Tolkien. The recent movie trilogy based on the Lord of the Rings did amazingly well at the movie theaters, and on DVD. The video games from Electronic Arts have not been as well received.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Review
11 March 2010
Conclusion: Return of the King improves upon last year’s hack-and-slash fest in every single aspect. The multiplayer action is incredibly fun, but it does take time to get adjusted to the camera angles.
Excerpt: Back in the day, one could argue that for PC users, Doom was the hottest thing going. Fans of that legendary first-person shooter dedicated hours upon hours crafting their own levels in attempts to "out- Doom Doom , allowing guys like me the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful architectural designs...
Excerpt: 2D was not forever (though it survives on the little screen); violent games are fantastic tools to develop motor skills (but are not for the emotionally disturbed/challenged); and movie games are now representative of the movies they are actually based on, while at the same time taking enough...
Excerpt: EA's highly successful The Two Towers drew high praise from gamers for its cinematic drama and hack and slash action. It wasn't the most innovative treatment of the Tolkien classic, but it sure was fun to be a part of.
Conclusion: With the movie coming out in only a few days' time, and Santa only a few days behind that, this is certainly a game that many may want in their stocking. It's far from unique or original but it's a fine game and one which the producers of Buffy and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon should pick up to see...
Pros: Graphics, Sound, Excellent use of a great licence.
Cons: Bit samey, Almost same game can be had on budget.