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GF Rating
7.8

222 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Another Lego hit!

posted by jralpaca (GREENSBORO, NC) Jan 16, 2013

Member since Dec 2012

Great Game, a little more complicated than the two Lego Batman games, but still... this is one of the best.

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GF Rating
7

Good

LEGO does it again

posted by JMichaud (BETHESDA, MD) Dec 17, 2012

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Member since Jan 2008

With the Hobbit movie out in theatres, this is a great time for a Lord of the Rings game to come out as well. So, we get the Lord of the Rings, LEGO edition (this review is for the Wii version)
If you’ve played any of the other LEGO games, then you know what you’re going to get: characters that have special abilities to get to certain areas, destroy certain types of LEGOs, or hit certain objects with projectiles.
Each level plays out mostly the same way. You get one character to use his or her ability to overcome and obstacle, which opens a path. Then you use another character (or your partner if you are playing this game two players) to overcome another obstacle to get closer to the end of the level.
Along the way, you beat up all sorts of bad guys – mostly orcs (yet these are some very nasty orcs on display here).
The process repeats itself until you do get to the end of the level. But the game makers put in some ingenious puzzles and fights in the game – and these are much easier then most other LEGO games.
But unlike most other LEGO games, the cutscenes are different. There’s a serous tone to what the characters are doing or saying. But if you look hard, you can see some silly sight gags that do a good job of lighting up the mood.
But some of the levels just use the same trick over and over again, which made for a less than thrilling experience.
And once the main story was over, there’s not much left to do except collect designs for mitheral items and mitheral ore, and have some blacksmith make amazing artifacts from the ore.
Still, this is a really fun LEGO game, one that is a definite rent, and fans of such games ought to just buy it.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Lord of the Rings

posted by lorrielou (STEVENS POINT, WI) Dec 10, 2012

Member since Mar 2011

Great game. Full of action, I think its the best Lego game so far.

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