Tag: Lord of The Rings
News Amazon's New World Team Is Developing A Lord Of The Rings MMO
Returning to Middle-earth
The Lord of the Rings has had some fantastic video game adaptations over the years, and now Amazon, in partnership with Embracer Group (the holder of Tolkien's IP), has announced a brand new open-world MMO set in Middle-earth. Most interestingly, the game will coming to consoles and PC, and will be developed by Amazon's...
News New Lord Of The Rings Game Announced By 2K Publisher Private Division
Expected to launch 2023-24
2K's publishing arm Private Division has announced that it's working on a new The Lord of the Rings game, in partnership with the team behind the film trilogy. Wētā Workshop's new gaming division will lead the project, which is expected to release in 2K's 2024 fiscal year. Here's what Wētā Workshop's Head of...
News Nacon Acquires Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Developer For €53 Million
"The biggest external growth yet for Nacon"
We've got some major acquisition news to share, as Nacon has confirmed it has bought developer and publisher Daedelic Entertainment, which you may know best as the studio behind the upcoming Lord of the Rings: Gollum game. The deal costs a whopping €53 million, and sees Nacon take control of IPs such as...
News The Lord Of The Rings Gaming Rights Are Up For Sale
Will Microsoft swoop in?
There seems to be a lot of gaming stuff up for sale right now doesn't there? And it's not all developers and publishers either. Variety has revealed that the film and gaming rights for Lord of the Rings are now up for grabs. The projected value of the rights is at least $2 billion, which is understandable, given the value...
News Amazon Has Reportedly Cancelled Its Upcoming Lord Of The Rings MMO
Cast to the fiery depths of Mount Doom
A Lord of the Rings MMO headed by Amazon was expected to release next year, but according to a new report, those plans have been scarpered due to a dispute between the company and Tencent. Back in 2019, Amazon announced it was working on a new MMO set within The Lord of the Rings universe. It roped in...
Pick One Which Of These Classic Lord Of The Rings Games Was Your Favourite?
Remember, you can only pick one!
It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, we're going back in time to the release of the three Lord of the Rings games from the early 2000s, all of which released on the original Xbox! Did you play them? Which entry was your favourite? Remember, you can only pick one! Let's take a look at what we're...
Random Footage Surfaces Of Unreleased Lord Of The Rings Demo
Cost over $1m to make!
Here's an interesting one! Developer Jon Burton, who founded studio Traveller's Tales back in the 1980s, has posted a video to his GameHut YouTube channel showcasing an unreleased Lord of the Rings videogame demo. In the video, Burton explains that the intention behind this LOTR demo was actually to use it as a pitch for a...
News Screenshots Revealed For The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum, Coming To Xbox Series X
The first screenshots for upcoming Xbox Series X (and Xbox One) title The Lord of the Rings: Gollum have been unveiled! They were reportedly shared with German website Gamestar, which also confirmed that the Daedalic Entertainment (Silence: The Whispered World 2, Deponia) developed title is an "action sneaking game." You can see some of...