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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

a.k.a. Le Seigneur des Anneaux: Le Retour du Roi

published by Electronic Arts in 2003-11-05, developed by Hypnos Entertainment, running on PlayStation 2
type: beat 'em up
genre: Fantasy
series: The Lord of the Rings
setting: Uchronia, Arda
perspective: 3rd person
player options: single player
languages: eng
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Official description
Return to Middle-earth in the only video game based on the epic final chapter of the highly-acclaimed The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. Developed using the same digital assets as the films, The Return of the King re-creates in stunning detail the final events of the War of the Ring. Become the heroes who determine the fate of Middle-earth as you traverse the haunted Paths of the Dead, defend Minas Tirith from the onslaught of thousands of Sauron's minions, and even play co-op multiplayer with a friend as you march against the impenetrable Black Gates of Mordor. The fate of Middle-earth is in your hands.
Features:
* Jump and swing from ropes, fire catapults, kick boulders, and more
* Live out the final installment in the trilogy with seamless movie-to-game transitions
* For 1 or more players
* Third-person action/adventure gameplay
* Eight playable characters, including Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Sam, and Frodo
# 2007-04-13 12:39:45 - official description
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External reviews (3) - average: 88.3% - median: 89%
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Consoles + (1-155)fr1422003-1191/10091%
IGN2003*8.9/1089%
Metacritic2003*85/10085%
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