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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Lord of the Rings merchandise

The worlds of Tolkien are a powerful force for games retailers, with a massive range of titles and merchandise based on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. MCVsets off on an unexpected journey Despite being originally published over six decades ago, The Lord of the Rings continues to …

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Shadow of Mordor delayed on PS3 and Xbox 360

Warner Bros has announced a delay to the last-gen versions of Shadow of Mordor. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the Monolith game will now be released on November 21st in Europe. Both had initially been intended to arrive alongside the PS4, Xbox One and PC titles on October …

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VIDEO: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has a release date

Warner Bros has revealed the release date for upcoming Lord of the Rings title Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC title will arrive on October 7th. The game, which has an unusually supernatural thrust for a Tolkien title, is clearly inspired by the …

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VIDEO: GAME struts its Gandalf Style for LEGO Lord of the Rings

The next time anyone accuses GAME staff of not going above and beyond for the games industry this Christmas, point them in this direction. Not content with merely putting the game on their shelves and sitting back whilst the cash rolls in, staff at GAME in the Metrocentre’s Blue Mall …

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JRR Tolkien estate suing Warner Bros over Lord of the Rings IP

Warner Bros is being sued by the estate of JRR Tolkien over its use of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit IPs in a virtual slot machine game. The Tolkien estate has filed an $80m claim stating that the company is in violation of the licensing agreement that states …

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JRR Tolkien estate suing Warner Bros over Lord of the Rings IP

Warner Bros is being sued by the estate of JRR Tolkien over its use of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit IPs in a virtual slot machine game. The Tolkien estate has filed an $80m claim stating that the company is in violation of the licensing agreement that states …

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Hobbit hype spells success for LEGO Lord of the Rings

The biggest film of the season could make LEGO Lord of the Rings one of gaming’s best-sellers this Christmas. Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment is working closely with its film colleagues to cross-promote the game with the first instalment in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. The buzz for The Hobbit: An Unexpected …

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VIDEO: LEGO Lord of the Rings finally announced

Yet another terribly kept secret no longer has to be restricted to huddled whispers – Warner Bros has officially announced LEGO Lord of the Rings. As we all expected, the game will follow the ever-popular formula of past LEGO titles and offer a light-hearted take on the epic Tolkien trilogy. …

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LEGO Lord of the Rings video game confirmed by new toy sets

Warner Bros will release a widely-expected LEGO Lord of the Rings game. Packaging for LEGO’s new line of LOTR toys, inspired by the three Peter Jackson movies based on the books, reveals the title is on the way. Earlier in the year we predicted that the new line of toys …

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