The Lord of the Rings Archive

  • Discussion Review: LEGO The Lord of the Rings

    Discussion Review: LEGO The Lord of the Rings

    Review written by Matt Litten & Tim Mack. Matt: Every time it seems like the LEGO series has surpassed its saturation point, TT Games whips out another licensed property that makes my inner geek child go all aflutter. None have done so more than LEGO […]

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  • Recreating Middle-Earth With LEGO Bricks and Minifigures

    Recreating Middle-Earth With LEGO Bricks and Minifigures

    In the first episode of a pre-launch video developer diary series for LEGO The Lord of the Rings, TT Games talks about undertaking the arduous task of recreating the huge world of Middle-earth and telling its intricate stories within the iconic toy-brick universe while balancing […]

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  • Fellowship of the Ring Minifigure Hero Shot

    Fellowship of the Ring Minifigure Hero Shot

    Warner Bros. sent over this new piece of LEGO The Lord of the Rings artwork today, an amazing hero shot of all nine Fellowship of the Ring minifig companions posing as they embark on their quest to destroy the One Ring. Feel free to download […]

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  • Arathorn, Galadriel, Legolas, Runsig, Ugluk and the Witch-king Join the Middle-earth MOBA War

    Arathorn, Galadriel, Legolas, Runsig, Ugluk and the Witch-king Join the Middle-earth MOBA War

    Six more of the 20+ guardians featured as playable heroes/villains in console-exclusive multiplayer online battle arena game Guardians of Middle-earth have been confirmed this week. Prepare to MOBA it up as Arathorn, Galadriel, Legolas, Runsig, Ugluk and the Witch-king of Angmar this December on the […]

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  • Follow Gollum Through LEGO Middle-earth’s Dead Marshes

    Follow Gollum Through LEGO Middle-earth’s Dead Marshes

    Gollum slinks out of hiding to feature prominently in these new LEGO The Lord of the Rings screenshots from Gamescom (go watch the trailer as well if you missed it). It’s amazing how a simple minifig makeover can turn such a villainous creature into such […]

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  • Only Minifig Frodo Can Save LEGO Middle-earth

    Only Minifig Frodo Can Save LEGO Middle-earth

    LEGO The Lord of the Rings embarks on a heroic quest to Gamescom with a new trailer chock full of amazing toy brick-built scenery from Peter Jackson’s film trilogy, adorable minifigure representations of the entire Fellowship, terrifying (yet somehow still cute) cave troll, Gollum and […]

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  • Gandalf and Gollum Show Off Their MOBA Moves in Guardians of Middle-earth

    Gandalf and Gollum Show Off Their MOBA Moves in Guardians of Middle-earth

    Guardians of Middle-earth‘s first battle profile gameplay video highlights the attributes, abilities and strategies guardians Gandalf and Gollum are taking onto the MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) battlefield when the game launches this fall via PS3 and XBLA. Watch for more profiles as the remaining […]

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  • LEGO Hobbits Are the Cutest Minifigures Ever

    LEGO Hobbits Are the Cutest Minifigures Ever

    We have new screenshots in for LEGO The Lord of the Rings, giving us a closer look at how adorable hobbits are when they’re immortalized as LEGO minifigs. There’s also a shot of the Moria cave troll fight that looks just like a children’s LEGO […]

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  • Guardians of Middle-Earth’s First Gameplay Trailer Enters the Battleground

    Guardians of Middle-Earth’s First Gameplay Trailer Enters the Battleground

    Lord of the Rings MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) action enters the console battleground this fall exclusively for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. Click play on the video below for your first peek at the debut trailer featuring gameplay from Guardians of Middle-earth.

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  • Guardians of Middle-Earth Looks Spectacular in CG (Now Let’s See Some Gameplay, Please!)

    Guardians of Middle-Earth Looks Spectacular in CG (Now Let’s See Some Gameplay, Please!)

    Guardians of Middle-earth, the Lord of the Rings-based multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game coming to PSN and XBLA later this year, has its first trailer. It’s a CG cinematic only, but watching Gandalf lead the fellowship into battle against Sauron and his most dangerous […]

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