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Cringe Lord of The Rings Gollum New Gameplay Trailer

Matt_Fox

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"Where was Gollum when the Westfold fell?"

 

RedWhiteBlue

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It looks like a wasteful use of the IP.
You could maybe create a convincing LOTR game in the style of Dark Souls or something like Fire Emblem but with the actual story removed from the LOTR trilogy of books and movies.

Something where you can use the setting and the art style and all that stuff but don't have your story competing with an already super famous and popular story.

The idea of making a game based around Gollum just seems doomed to failure and ridicule both from fans of LOTR and from gamers.

Its also a bit of a cynical move to use the OP to maybe boost some sales. Otherwise why not just make a completely original setting for a stealth game?
 

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Yes, for decades now I've thirsted for the chance to play as one of the most vile, annoying and pathetic characters in all of fiction.

I hope this game bombs bigtime.
 

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Am I the only one who is going to give this a chance? After the first shock, the goofy artstyle for the characters doesn't really bother me anymore and.. I gotta say I really prefer this over playing as a hobbit..

Also, judging by the gameplay parts, Gollum looks fine from behind.
 
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Mossybrew

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Do I really need to do a powerpoint why Gollum is a terrible pathetic character and an awful choice for a vidjagame protagonist? I'll let you use your imagination.
 
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I still cant get over how strange of a game idea this is

-You like LoTR? You like games?!
-Yes!
-Well here is a game about Gollum

I know Gollum is pretty much the central character alongside Bilbo and Frodo in terms of what ideas the book tries to convey but still, will it really translate to gameplay?
Seriously lol. Every time I've seen this game I just wondered '"Why?!"

Like ALL the shit in those books to pull from and they want us to sneak around as Gollum
 
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Gameplay trailer not coming at the end of the show my bad
I'd have liked another spinoff from lotr universe, but I hate Gollum, honestly the worst possible character out of the main cast lol

I'd have buyed literally anything else, a young Gandalf game, a Legolas or elves one, a Gimli or dwarves one, anything
 
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Do I really need to do a powerpoint why Gollum is a terrible pathetic character and an awful choice for a vidjagame protagonist? I'll let you use your imagination.
LOL I DIED
Literally this, I read it immediately after posting

I mean, he's a fucking important character and I see the developers wanting to tell its story, do a background, but...ugh
 
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SNPlayen

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I want a LOTR game that explores Frodo and Sam’s budding gay relationship in the vein of Goodbye Volcano High style graphics not this rubbish
 

Claus Grimhildyr

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Yes, for decades now I've thirsted for the chance to play as one of the most vile, annoying and pathetic characters in all of fiction.

I hope this game bombs bigtime.

Ah yes. Hoping a game fails instead of hoping it is good. Fucking childish.
 

GigiFusc

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I still cant get over how strange of a game idea this is

-You like LoTR? You like games?!
-Yes!
-Well here is a game about Gollum

I know Gollum is pretty much the central character alongside Bilbo and Frodo in terms of what ideas the book tries to convey but still, will it really translate to gameplay?
That depends for me. It looks like they’ve taken a wrong turn from the off here by trying to create an epic action adventure for the character. It might work. But those trailers don’t get me all excited tbh. And I can’t see myself paying £60 for it.

however. A Gollum 3D platformer somewhere in between MarioO, BK, Conker, LBP, etc? Yeh I’d be in for that. (Still not £60 but I’d at least be really wanting to play it).

I have that right now with Sackboy adventure. I really want to play it but will wait for it to come down in price.
 
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I'm surprised by the amount of hate this game is receiving. I like the idea of being gollum and having to stealth around. Give him some interesting fighting mechanics and it might not be that bad. Also, are the people claiming that gollum is the most annoying character in fiction basing that on the actual books or the Peter Jackson movies?
 
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