With neat Lego recreations of the memorable locations, and challenging gameplay, Lego The Lord of the Rings is a lot of fun, if you can get past the awkward controls.
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Exploring a plastic version of Middle-earth is immensely satisfying in Lego The Lord of the Rings.
The Lego re-creations of characters and locations from the movie trilogy makes for a fun setting for puzzle-solving gameplay.
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A lawsuit filed by the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien alleges that the studio doesn't have the right to sell Lord of the Rings online games, slot machines, and related items.
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