The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
Video game
DeveloperDaedalic Entertainment
PublisherDaedalic Entertainment
PlatformPS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release date25 May 2023

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is an upcoming videogame for Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S with Gollum featuring as the main protagonist. It will be set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, where Gollum is searching for the One Ring.The game was originally scheduled for release in 1st September of 2022, [1] but, on July 25 of 2022 it was announced a further delay of "a few months".[2]It was announced on March 24 of 2023 that the game is scheduled to be released in 25 May of 2023.[3][4]


The game will explore an original, never-before-told story about Gollum, and it will be set eight years before the War of the Ring.[5][6]


It will be an action adventure game with focus on sneaking[7] and Gollum's split personality[8].


Licensed video games set in Middle-earth
 Melbourne House: The Hobbit (1982) · Lord of the Rings: Game One (1985) · Shadows of Mordor (1988) · War in Middle Earth (1988) · Crack of Doom Software Adventure (1989) · Riders of Rohan (1990)
 Interplay Productions: The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (PC) (1990) · The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers (1993) · The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES) (1994)
 Vivendi Universal: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002) · The Hobbit (2003) · War of the Ring (2003)
 Electronic Arts: The Two Towers (2002) · The Return of the King (2003) · The Third Age (2004) · The Battle for Middle-earth (2004) · Tactics (2005) · The Battle for Middle-earth II (2006) (The Rise of the Witch-king (2006)) · Conquest (2009) · Heroes of Middle-earth (2023)
 Turbine/Standing Stone Games: The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (2007-) (Mines of Moria (2008) · Siege of Mirkwood (2009) · Rise of Isengard (2011) · Riders of Rohan (2012) · Helm's Deep (2013) · Mordor (2017) · Minas Morgul (2019)) · War of Three Peaks (2020) · Fate of Gundabad (2021) · Before the Shadow (2022)
 Warner Bros: Aragorn's Quest (2010) · War in the North (2011) · Guardians of Middle-earth (2012) · Kingdoms of Middle-earth (2012Armies of The Third Age (2013) · Shadow of Mordor (2014) · Shadow of War (2017) · Rise to War (2021)
 Glu Games: Middle-Earth Defense (2010)
 Traveller's Tales: Lego The Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (2012) · Lego The Hobbit (2014)
 Daedalic Entertainment: The Lord of the Rings: Gollum (2023)
 North Beach Games: The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria (2023)