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Lego The Lord of the Rings

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.

Nov. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Nov. 12, 2013

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Tolkien estate sues over online Lord of the Rings casinos

The estate of JRR Tolkien is suing the producers of The Hobbit for US$80 million for online slot machines that apparently breach contract.

By Nov. 25, 2012

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Unpublished Tolkien epic arriving next year

A previously unpublished epic poem by The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien is slated for release in May 2013.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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Richard Armitage: interview

CNET Australia caught up with The Hobbit's Richard Armitage to talk CGI, Tolkien, fat suits — and sustainable energy.

By May. 2, 2013

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By Jun. 11, 2014

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'Hobbit' dragon stretches wings on Air New Zealand plane

Get a first peek at all of Smaug plastered on the side of an airplane flying from New Zealand to Los Angeles.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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Iconic 'Alien' designer H.R. Giger passes away

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, famous for his "Alien" biomechanical environment and creatures, has died at the age of 74.

By May. 13, 2014

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Lego 'Lord of the Rings' sets astound in hands-on video

Check out CNET UK's closeup look at seven new-to-the-U.K. Lego "Lord of the Rings" sets, complete with Lego Gandalf.

By Jul. 5, 2012

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How much would you cough up for a Hobbit home?

With "The Hobbit" opening in U.S. theaters this week, a new infographic takes a glimpse at how much it would cost to buy a real-life Hobbiton abode similar to Bag End.

By Dec. 14, 2012