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War in the North shows Boss Battle

War in the North shows Boss Battle

Warner Bros. and Snowblind have released a new vignette for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North showing off a boss battle you’ll be encountering in the game.

Bosses Vignette

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Commented on 2011-10-08 23:41:07
J.R.R. Tolkien would turn in his grave, if he knew how violated his world has become...

I weep....
Commented on 2011-10-09 01:58:20 In reply to spif2001
Posted by spif2001
J.R.R. Tolkien would turn in his grave, if he knew how violated his world has become...

I weep....
Why?I think it looks quite good, close to the movies at least.
Commented on 2011-10-09 11:35:01
Anything, Tolkien would be happy that finally a good LOTR game is made within action RPG genre.
Commented on 2011-10-09 12:02:55
I'm with spif2001, this looks dull, both visually and in gameplay terms, a fresh vision not associated with the film versions would be much more interesting.
Commented on 2011-10-09 16:18:28 In reply to spif2001
Posted by spif2001
J.R.R. Tolkien would turn in his grave, if he knew how violated his world has become...

I weep....
Violated? I think you should actually research the game more before jumping to such harsh conclusions.

And this is coming from someone who's most likely a much bigger Tolkien fan than you.
Commented on 2011-10-09 17:11:43
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Commented on 2011-10-10 01:21:15
That was uneventful, oh well.
Commented on 2011-10-10 19:44:52 In reply to blmbox
Posted by blmbox
And this is coming from someone who's most likely a much bigger Tolkien fan than you.
You may think so, but I doubt it. I have everything Tolkien and his son has ever published, and I have read The Book of Lost Tales, Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, The Hobbit and LOTR more times than I care to remember. I read The Hobbit back in '84 and dove directly into LOTR after that. The movies, which are pretty but not especially accurate, I have seen 4 or 5 times in the extended version. They are good in their own way, but they do not catch the feel of Middleearth. No - I don't speak elvish, and think people who does have too much spare time.

I have seen plenty of this game, since I have been keeping an eye on it since it was announced. This game has nothing to do with what Tolkien envisioned. It may be a fun hack'n'slash game - maybe even better than the LOTR games for the old Xbox, and hopefully way better than Conquest. That doesn't mean Tolkien would approve it.

I hope I will be proven wrong, and that this game actually can incorporate a true Middleearth vibe, but I seriously doubt it...

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