1001 Video GamesThe Hobbit appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
BugsThere is a very famous bug, that you can put yourself inside the chest, close the lid and still walk around in the game and look at things
ExtrasThe original releases of The Hobbit also included Tolkien's full novel as an added bonus.
- February 1991 (issue #41) - Included in the list Greatest Games of all Time, section Adventure Games (editorial staff choice)
- Computer and Video Games
- Golden Joystick Award 1983: Winner Strategy Game of the Year
- May 1985 (Issue 1) - #3 'My Ten All-Time Favourites' (White Wizard)