LEGO Lord of the Rings features crafting, open-world, twilight world of the Ringwraiths

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 16:06 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

LEGO Lord of the Rings details have been sent over by Warner, and unsurprisingly, the game will be an open-world affair. How it could it not be – it takes place in Middle-earth after all.

The game will feature battles with many of the evil denizens of Tolkien’s tome, such as: orcs, Uruk-hai, the infamous Balrog, the Witch-king, and “other fearsome creatures.” But not on DS, according to the fact sheet.

Players will be able to don The One Ring and enter the twilight world of the Ringwraiths; collect, combine and forge new items in the Blacksmith Shop using Mithril; collect famous weapons and magical items such as the Light of Earendil, Elven rope, swords, and bows; and as previously reported, players can unlock over 80 playable characters.

Familiar fellowship characters from the movies and books include: Aragorn, Gandalf, Legolas, Gimli, Boromir, Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin.

Players will also “relive the legend” through LEGO minifigure characters delivering the dialogue from the films – which will include voice-overs from some of the actors.

LEGO Lord of the Rings will feature drop-in, drop-out co-op on consoles when it releases in October.

The game will be available on 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 and Vita.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Latest