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  • Summary: LEGO The Lord of the Rings retells the story of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy through the visuals of the LEGO universe.
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  1. Fans of the films will find plenty to love about the production, but thanks to bog-standard gameplay, this is definitely more of an experience than a game.
  2. Jan 2, 2013
    60
    Unfortunately, the entire experience is marred by poor controls and frustrating gameplay in general and pretty much spoils that to a large degree, dragging the game down and preventing it from fulfilling its potential. Definitely a missed opportunity.
  3. Dec 17, 2012
    55
    LEGO The Lord of the Rings on Nintendo 3DS is a low budget porting, lacking in content and flawed by a number of technical issues. It probably could have been much better than this, if not good as the home console counterpart.
  4. Dec 28, 2012
    55
    Same old song, that only real aficionados will want to sing again. A couple of smiles aren't worth 50 bucks.
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  1. Apr 3, 2017
    8
    8.0 - Really good game, did a good job on making funny scenes about the real scenes of the movie. Combat is basic and can get repetitive at8.0 - Really good game, did a good job on making funny scenes about the real scenes of the movie. Combat is basic and can get repetitive at times, but overall the level design and creativity is pretty cool. Expand
  2. Apr 25, 2013
    5
    Having only played the demo I checked the bad step that has made in the 3DS version. If you have an XBOX, PS3 or Wii save the money to buy itHaving only played the demo I checked the bad step that has made in the 3DS version. If you have an XBOX, PS3 or Wii save the money to buy it for one of those consoles. Expand