The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  5 November 2003 (USA)
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Play as Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Gandalf and Sam as you battle for the fate of Middle Earth.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gimli (voice)
Saruman (voice)
Gandalf (voice) (as Sir Ian McKellen)
Faramir (voice)
Frodo Baggins (voice)
Andrew Chaikin ...
Legolas (voice)
Tom Chantler ...
Shagrat (voice)
Aragorn (voice)
Lorri Holt ...
Eowyn (voice)
Anni Long ...


In this video game based off of the film Return of the King, Aragorn and the Rohan people are saved at the battle of Helm's Deep by Gandalf the White and the Riders of Rohan. This is just the beginning as you play through various levels from Fanghorn Forest to the fiery depths of Mt. Doom. Using the Fellowship of the Ring to do your bidding, you can now decide the fate of Middle Earth forever. Written by commanderblue

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5 November 2003 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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The character model for the Witch King sports a different helmet from that feature din the film, as it was based on earlier design that was later revised to prevent him from being confused with Sauron. See more »


Gandalf: We have drawn his army to the Black Gate. For ourselves, there is no hope. This is our final act to give Frodo time, time enough to end this evil that marshalls before us.
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Better then any other game on PS2
1 January 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I just got this game today on PS2 and I can already say that it is the best game I have ever experienced on any other game console or computer. This is quite a unique game because it's the only game I've played that's better then Half-Life which I'm into as well. The graphics are jawdropping and the co-op missions are great as well. I've only played as Sam and Frodo on their path, which you chose as well so I have a pretty good idea of what the other paths are going to be like. The way everything is put together and the amount of movie clips slash animated clips there are just give this game a total 11/10. The best thing about it is that you don't really need to look at the book for instructions, the controls come to mind, especially if you've played the also very excellent Two Towers game which in no way can match this. Peter Jackson's three LOTR films are really good as well, especially the Return of the King which when I saw it was surprised because I couldn't imagine that it was going to much better then I expected. Anyway, off the subject of the film the video game is really worth the money that you spend on it, even if it's over 200 dollars. I've also seen the Paths of the Dead levels which is probably nearly as good as Sam and Frodo's journey but not as enjoyable because I really enjoyed Sam and Frodo. Sam's moves that he uses to kill an Orc are really good and he's probably more powerful then Frodo. Nothing much else to say except that you really need to get your hands on this game, it's a number 1 choice. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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