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One Game to Rule Them All: LoTR in Video Gaming | Power Up Gaming
I can’t quite describe it, but there’s something about a Lord of the Rings video game that instantly piques my interest. With Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor shaking up the gaming landscape, I realised that this IP has had so many successful gaming titles over the years – both ones I’ve played and others I've still yet to explore. Let’s today revisit some of the great Lord of the Rings titles which have brought me, and I’m sure other players, hours of fantastic and diverse gameplay over the console generations. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (PS2, 2003) Probably still one of the best games in the franchise to date, Return of the King introduced so many new things from The Two Towers and is still one of the best video game adaptations of a movie ever. The battle at the Black Gate is extremely hectic. It introduced co-operative play for the first time and, with the action/hack-and-slash style of the game, resulted in a lot of hectic moments