First Look At Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Shows Tolkien’s Tale In Next-Gen Glory

The PS5 and Xbox Series X may be a short few months away from hopefully launching the next-generation of consoles, but without games, the consoles would be nothing. One of those titles is Daedalic Entertainment‘s Lord of the Rings: Gollum. Currently scheduled for a 2021 launch, we now have our first looks at what the game would look like.

In screenshots from a Gamestar exclusive, we are able to see a Gollum that is supposedly not based on Peter Jackson’s movie. However, the differences are definitely not as stark. Rather than a more realistic take on Middle-Earth, the game is taking a slightly more cartoon-like angle.

We see plenty of Mordor, as well as a hint of the lush environment that are in parts of the fantasy world. With Lord of the Rings: Gollum being a stealth-action title, the screenshots also show that in action. Gollum will also have a branching decision making system, governed by the dual personalities that drive the creature.

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Based off the works of Tolkien’s books, we can expect to see more of Lord of the Rings: Gollum as we march closer to next-generation hardware. In fact, an Inside Xbox livestream is scheduled for 7 May that will unveil more third-party games for the Xbox Series X aside from Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.


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