Lord of the Rings archive

  • Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on
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    Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on

    By 3 July 2013

    We love Lego. And we love Lord of the Rings. So when the Danish maker put the two together we didn't need to be sold on the idea - and with Legolas surely it was an inevitability? It might be the peak of summer - if it could be called that in the UK this...

  • Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject
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    Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject

    By 4 June 2012

    The games developers behind the Lego video games have announced that its next gaming release will be a Lego version of the Lord of the Rings films. Having had previous success with Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment...

  • Lego Lord of the Rings detailed: One brick to rule them all (pictures)
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    Lego Lord of the Rings detailed: One brick to rule them all (pictures)

    By 31 January 2012

    Lego has revealed some more details on the Lord of the Rings Lego sets due in August at the London Toy Fair, and Pocket-lint was on hand to get the inside track. Shown behind closed doors with a strict no photography policy, we sadly can't bring you...

  • One brick to rule them all: Lego Lord of The Rings coming 2012
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    One brick to rule them all: Lego Lord of The Rings coming 2012

    By 16 December 2011

    Harry Potter has been on board for a while now, as has Star Wars which is also in-line for its own Miniland Experience at Legoland Windsor. But the news that Lego-lovers with Tolkein tendencies have been waiting for has finally arrived. The Middle Earth...

  • Lord of The Rings: Aragorn's Quest - quick play preview
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    Lord of The Rings: Aragorn's Quest - quick play preview

    By 26 August 2010

    J.R.R Tolkein's epic fantasy gets another game re-telling as you take on the persona of a young hobbit in the shire who is being told stories of the mighty King of Men, Aragorn. That's the dull bit. You then get to re-enact these stories - which is the...

  • O2 offers mobile ticketing for Lord of the Rings show
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    O2 offers mobile ticketing for Lord of the Rings show

    By 13 November 2007

    A new service delivered by O2 for West End hit The Lord of the Rings, brings the latest in mobile technology to the theatre world. It's the first commercial launch of a full scale mobile ticketing service which allows customers to buy, receive and access...

  • O2 announces exclusive mobile content for Lord of the Rings
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    O2 announces exclusive mobile content for Lord of the Rings

    By 12 January 2007

    O2 is banking on the popularity of the upcoming live stage production of The Lord of the Rings and is producing mobile content to tie-in with the production. Through O2 Active, customers will be able to get advanced tickets through a dedicated customer...

  • Codemasters launch Lord of the Rings Online beta in USA
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    Codemasters launch Lord of the Rings Online beta in USA

    By 10 September 2006

    Turbine and Midway has announced that The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (LOTRO) has officially entered Beta in North America. Codemasters Online Gaming is pleased to announce the simultaneous launch of Pre-Beta in Europe. This Beta is by...

  • Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II - Xbox360 review
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    Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II - Xbox360 review

    By 18 July 2006

    Flip over Tolkien’s trilogy and you’ll find a quote on the back. The world is divided into two, it reads. Those who’ve read the LOTR books and those who’re going to read them. You could almost say that about the game too, given the lack of decent...

  • EA promises Lord of the Rings for Xbox360 this summer
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    EA promises Lord of the Rings for Xbox360 this summer

    By 15 January 2006

    The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle Earth II is heading for an Xbox360 near you this summer, the games publisher EA announced this week. Based on the PC version of the same name due out in March, The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle Earth...

  • Suduko comes to the web
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    Suduko comes to the web

    By 28 July 2005

    It was only a matter of time before the biggest gaming craze in newspapers at the moment since the crossword was to make its way on to the internet. Gamedesire.com, a gaming portal, has launched a free online version of Sudoku on its website. The site...

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    EA to produce Lord of the Rings book tie-ins

    By 25 July 2005

    EA, who already look after the gaming franchise for the Lord of the Rings movies has announced that it has been granted the licence to turn the books into video games as well. On the back of the news, EA has announced two new games, a Middle-earth sequel...