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Middle Earth: Shadow of War Review

With its expansive and well-crafted campaign and nearly endlessly deep well of optional and after-story content, Monolith's Middle Earth: Shadow of War is a generous and entertaining package that impresses at almost every turn.

Middle Earth: Shadow of War Review

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

LEGO Lord of the Rings is easily one of my favorite LEGO games. I’m not sure if it’s just the source material or the fact that the game is actually really fun and evolves the LEGO franchise in significant ways, but this is definitely worth playing for any fan of the previous LEGO games or Lord of the Rings films. I can only hope that after all three Hobbit movies are out that we get a LEGO Lord of the Rings 2 based on those films because I don’t want this to be my last visit to LEGO Middle-Earth.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

LEGO Lord of the Rings feels like a refinement of the last portable LEGO game attempt that still doesn’t meet the expectations of the device it’s being played on. As a 3DS game this would work fine but when you port it to the Vita you really expect more and Traveler’s Tales has really failed to deliver recently. I would say if you are looking for a LEGO game on the go then you should probably just keep waiting until they decide to put forth a real effort. If you still want to check this game out then I can only warn you by saying it’s only slightly better than their last attempt and can only hold up because of the source material.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Speaking of Eagles, I will point out the best thing about War in the North’s combat: when battling in open areas and have a feather in your possession, you can call forth an Eagle onto an enemy and watch in delight as the giant bird swoops in and tears poor fool to shreds. That, my friends, is awesome.

Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth 2

Battle for Middle-Earth II may not be the revolutionary, mind changing, forever remembered RTS title that some may be hoping for, but it still has a really good first outing on the Xbox 360 which really does prove that further RTS titles should be considered for the platform. For fans of the franchise that have not yet checked this game out, I would highly recommend you go out and give this game a test run - it is definitely worth a look.

Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth 2

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

As a game based on the hit Tolkien movies, The Two Towers certainly would be a hit among fans of the movies, and action gamers alike. Everything from high-quality presentation, solid gameplay to exclusive unlockable bonuses just exudes a high degree of class. The Two Towers looks like another winner from EA Games, and shows that movie conversions can work, if done right.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers