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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Video game
DeveloperElectronic Arts
PublisherElectronic Arts
PlatformPlaystation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh
Release dateGameCube, PS2:
  NA: 5 November, 2003
  EUR: 14 November, 2003
  JPN: 8 January, 2004
  NA: 5 November, 2003
  EUR: 14 November, 2003
  NA: 31 October, 2003
  EUR: 14 November, 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a video game by Electronic Arts based on the movie of the same name. The game was released in 2003.

The game plays very much like its predecessor, featuring both the hack 'n' slash gameplay and branching level selection/storyline. A major change from The Two Towers is the ability to play as not only just Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli, but Gandalf and Sam and, once unlocked, Frodo, Merry, Pippin, and Faramir.


Role Actor
Frodo Baggins Elijah Wood
Gandalf the Grey Ian McKellen
Aragorn Chris Edgerly (voice), Viggo Mortensen (footage)
Samwise Gamgee Sean Astin
Éowyn Lorri Holt (voice), Miranda Otto (footage)
Arwen Liv Tyler
Bilbo Baggins Ian Holm
Gimli John Rhys-Davies
Meriadoc Brandybuck Dominic Monaghan
Peregrin Took Billy Boyd
Legolas Orlando Bloom
Gollum Andy Serkis
Faramir David Wenham
Witch-king of Angmar Andy Serkis
Saruman the White Christopher Lee
The Mouth of Sauron Roger Jackson
King of the Dead Jarion Monroe
Shagrat Andrew Chaikin