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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
61
3.2
Windows
62
3.4
Xbox
61
2.8
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Description

Based on the legendary novels by the late JRR Tolkien, you take control of the Fellowship as they follow a path of evil to the steps of Mount Doom, in order to cast the One ring of Sauron back into the depths of the volcano, in turn destroying the evil that lies within it. This first in a trilogy follows Frodo and the fellowship as they begin their journey to Mount Doom, only to find that what lies ahead may be too much to handle.

The Xbox version, a 3rd person adventure, has you scaling the lands of middle earth in real time combat with a host of evil creatures to find your way past. Along the way, you will come across familiar characters that will aid or hinder your progress.

Unlike the movie trilogy, this adaption of the tale includes characters not seen on the big screen, including Tom Bombadil and others, as well as including many of the songs written by Tolkien as puzzles.

Screenshots

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Windows Hobbit Frodo
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Windows Good, old Tom
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Windows Spider to kill
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Windows An early cut scene

Alternate Titles

  • "魔戒:魔戒同盟" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "魔戒首部曲:魔戒現身" -- Taiwan spelling
  • "שר הטבעות: אחוות הטבעת" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Wladca Pierscieni: Druzyna Pierscienia" -- Polish title
  • "O Senhor dos Anéis: A Sociedade do Anel" -- Brazilian title
  • "LOTR1" -- Informal name
  • "Le Seigneur des anneaux: La communauté de l'anneau" -- French title
  • "Il Signore degli Anelli: La Compagnia dell'Anello" -- Italian title
  • "El Señor de los Anillos: La Comunidad del Anillo" -- Spanish title
  • "Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten" -- German title

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User Reviews

Not worth the money... Windows emmamomocat (30)
Could have been better but it's interesting to try it. PlayStation 2 Depth Lord (943)
I expected more of this one... Windows Ruudje_1976 (3)
Destroy it in Mount Doom... or bury it in the desert PlayStation 2 Sean Curtin (70)

The Press Says

GameZone Xbox Oct 08, 2002 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation 2 Oct 17, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone Windows Nov 04, 2002 6.9 out of 10 69
GameSpy Xbox Oct 20, 2002 68 out of 100 68
Play.tm Windows Nov 23, 2002 65 out of 100 65
ActionTrip Windows Oct 28, 2002 59 out of 100 59
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 01, 2002 5.5 out of 10 55
The Next Level Xbox Oct 18, 2002 C 50
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Dec, 2002 3 out of 10 30
The Video Game Critic Xbox Jan 05, 2012 D 25

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