Every time I pick up a LEGO video game, I know what I am going to get, but it always seems to surprise me anyway. Lord of the Rings was the biggest surprise I have had with any LEGO game so far. While the gameplay doesn’t stray too far from the normal platforming fare, it has certain RPG elements like quests and upgradable items which, while tedious at times, definitely add to the game’s replay factor. Also adding to replay value are the many side quests all around Middle Earth and over 80 unlockable characters with unique play styles, from archer to berserker.
If you have played any previous LEGO games you will basically know what to expect, but here they have taken it to a new level. The various levels in the game evoke all the feelings of the movies...Read More