Reviews and Problems with The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
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To Arms! Engage Your Enemy in Lord of the Rings: War in the North | Review
14 December 2012
Conclusion: Rating: It is no easy feat to create an entirely separate storyline out of a story as successful as The Lord of the Rings . Non-canon characters can either be underdeveloped or so overly developed that how they fit into the story at all seems contorted. Snowblind Studios did a wonderful job with The Lord of the Rings: War in the North , making you really feel like you play a crucial role in the survival of Middle Earth, even though you are not a direct part of the...
Excerpt: The Lord of the Rings hasn’t spawned a great video game legacy, but does War in the North mark a turn in the right direction? While you will cross paths with familiar characters like Aragorn, War in the North tasks you to be part of a new Fellowship, with a new story all to itself. The game follows three characters, a dwarf warrior, an elf ranger, and a human mage, whichever the host plays as taking the central role in conversations.