Newest LEGO game announced, based on the LOTR trilogy

by on June 1, 2012

Newest Lego game announced, based on the LOTR trilogyThe LEGO series of games have brought numerous licensed properties into their blocky world. Batman, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, amongst others have all been the face of different LEGO video games. Now, you can add Frodo and the lads to that mix, as Warner Bros, TT Games and The LEGO Group have announced LEGO The Lord of the Rings will be coming to PC, 360, PS3, Vita, Wii, DS and 3DS this Autumn.

The game will encompass all three films based on the J.R.R Tolkien books.  It looks like the game will have a co-op aspect to it, as the press release reads, “Now the entire family can team up in pairs as adorable LEGO The Lord the Rings minifigures to experience countless dangers, solve riddles and battle formidable foes on their journey to Mount Doom”.

There is a massive list of playable characters that you’ll recognise from the films/books like, Frodo the Hobbit, Aragorn the Ranger, Gandalf the Wizard, Legolas the Elf, Gimli the Dwarf, Boromir a Man of Gondor, and Frodo’s Hobbit friends Sam, Merry and Pippin

Tom Stone, who isManaging Director at TT Games said, “We are huge aficionados of The Lord of the Rings franchise and are incredibly excited to put our special LEGO family-friendly touch on this classic fantasy adventure…We’ve taken what fans are familiar with and love about The Lord of the Rings films and combined it with the playful LEGO style, which makes the story and gameplay accessible to gamers of all ages.

The LEGO games have always been surprisingly solid and because of that, have a large following. This latest announcement will please the masses of block loving folk out there I’m sure.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings is set to release on PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Wii, 3DS and DS