Reviews and Problems with Lego The Lord of the Rings
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27 February 2013
Summary: The LEGO series of video games has been a very successful, having touched on every major movie series one can even think about, especially those in the legendary status that all gamers consider to be important.
Summary: As you can see by this review I thoroughly enjoyed " LEGO: The Lord Of The Rings " which in my opinion must be considered as the best Lego game to date. I highly recommend the game to anyone looking for an enjoyable experience that is packed with charm, good presentation and solid if not spectacular...
Excerpt: With so many popular gaming franchises out there, LEGO has probably become more famous in gaming circles than the plastic toy building blocks that inspired them, and now Lord of the Rings joins the growing family of classics like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, and...
Excerpt: Trying to come up with ways to keep a formula fresh is always challenging for a gaming franchise. For years, Traveler’s Tales has brought gamers the always fun Lego video games, bringing about versions of Batman, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter and others with a quirky sense of humor and...
Summary: Now the entire family can team up in pairs as adorable LEGO: The Lord of the Rings minifigures to experience countless dangers, solve riddles and battle formidable foes on their journey to Mount Doom.
Conclusion: LEGO Lord of the Rings is another triumphant addition to the series and uses a great open world structure, plus cleverly designed levels and abilities, to ensure you will have a plethora of tasks to see and do.
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.
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
Conclusion: Concept: Apply the Lego formula to the film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy epic
Graphics: The non-Lego environments have a cool diorama feel, and the Lego blocks and characters look the same as ever
Sound: Voices pulled directly from the film audio often have abrupt or tinny implementation...