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Where Are All The Lord Of The Rings RPGs On Console?

Peter Jackson was about to release the second instalment in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, EA had bagged the rights to the video game adaptations of the films and Vivendi was just about to release its own console adaptation, not of the New Line Cinema property, but adapted directly from the Tolkien-penned source material.
Legolas’ Archery Battle’ FPS if they had the means.
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We dwarves are dangerous over a short distance!
This meant that while the games may not have been completely tied to the film’s narratives (you can play as the Witch King of Angmar in Helm’s Deep, for example), it proved that the battles of Middle Earth are a dream coupling with the (S)RPG’s penchant for planning, experimentation, and pummelling grotesque creatures.
So, too, might we look on these other non-console titles alongside Vivendi’s old GBA Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring – all the pieces are there to make a fantastic Middle Earth RPG, all that is required is the skilled hand of an elven swordsmith (or game developer, whoever has the earliest availability) to reforge it into something new.
And, preferably, available on Switch.
Wielding a sword and torch while fighting Nazgûl on Weathertop?
But what do you make of all this?
Is Lord of the Rings in desperate need of an RPG makeover on console?
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