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The Lord of the Rings: Conquest
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Overall 6
5.5

The Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Game Over Online
13 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Star Wars: Battlefront minus the blasters. That’s a pretty accurate summary of The Lord of the Rings: Conquest, though I don’t think my editor would approve of me turning in a six-word review. It’s not surprising the two games are so similar considering Pandemic Studios developed them both.
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GameCritics.com
29 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Taking everything that's great about The Lord of the Rings and stripping it away to leave only a carcass of mediocrity behind, Pandemic Studios has done what I had previously thought impossible; they've made the epic adventure in one of the greatest fantasy sagas of all time tedious, unappealing,...
  • Pros: Finishing the game in two sessions and ending the agony ASAP.
  • Cons: The entire project feels undercooked in every way.
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The Lord of the Rings: Conquest Review

games xtreme
20 April 2009
  • Summary: Not a terrible game, not a brilliant game, it's an average game that's going to appeal more to the Tolkien fans than anything. Worth a rent
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Lord of the Rings Conquest UK Review

IGN
20 March 2009
  • Excerpt: The latest title to come off EA's Lord of the Rings production line, Conquest feels like a cross between the publisher's previous hack and slash titles (The Two Towers and The Return of the King) and developer Pandemic's Battlefront series.
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Overall 4
3.5

Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Evergeek
20 March 2009
  • Excerpt: You might be wondering how Pandemic Studios' Lord of the Rings: Conquest stacks up against Pandemic Studios' Star Wars: Battlefront, seeing as they're basically the same game from the same studio but featuring different iconic universes. Short answer: Whatever, this is crap.
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Overall 5
5.3
Gameplay 6
5.5
Looks 5
4.5

The Lord of the Rings: Conquest (X360) - Review

VGChartz
15 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Of all the major book series' which arduously make the voyage from novels to films and even to videogames, Lord of the Rings is probably the most notable. As a videogame series, it has seen varying types of games with varying success. The series has included hack and slash, RTS, and even RPG titles.
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The Lord of the Rings: Conquest Review

VideoGamer.com
1 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Do you remember that bit in the Lord of the Rings trilogy when Gandalf's twin brother turned up to help electrocute the orcs outside the Black Gate? Or how about the scene where a small army of elves marched off a ledge to meet their fiery deaths in the Mines of Moria?
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Overall 7
7.0

The Lord Of The Rings: Conquest Review

PlayDevil
15 February 2009
  • Summary: " The Lord of the Rings: Conquest " isn’t a bad game by any means, but it does have too many flaws and a general lack of polish preventing it from standing any taller than the slightly above average group.
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Overall 6
5.5

Expert Review

Game Over Online
13 February 2009
  • Excerpt: In The Lord of the Rings: Conquest you’ll relive the epic battles from Peter Jackson’s movie trilogy, opening with the defense of Helm’s Deep and culminating in the final battle at The Black Gate.
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The Lord of the Rings: Conquest

swapgame
11 February 2009
  • Excerpt: In a partnership with New Line Cinema, The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is an action-packed game created by the same Pandemic Studios team behind the best-selling Star Wars Battlefront and Star Wars Battlefront II titles. Set in J.R.R.
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