The Lord of the Rings: Conquest
|The Lord of the Rings: Conquest|
|Platform||PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS|
|Release date||PAL: January 9 2009|
NA: January 13, 2009
The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is the last video game set in Middle-earth that was made by Electronic Arts. It was developed by Pandemic Studios for the PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo DS consoles. Weta Digital worked alongside Pandemic, and has provided several digital models for them to use, including the fell beasts.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
Good Campaign[edit | edit source]
The Good Campaign begins at the Battle of the Last Alliance as a training stage, and continues with loosely-based settings from the films, such as the Battle of Isengard as an Ent, Gandalf fighting Saruman in Orthanc, battling the Balrog in the Mines of Moria, battling the Nazgûl as Faramir while protecting Frodo, and fighting inside Minas Morgul. There is also a mission that has Gimli and his attempts to take back Moria.
Evil Campaign[edit | edit source]
The Evil Campaign begins immediately in an alternate universe, where the Nazgûl have just killed Frodo and stopped him from destroying the One Ring. Players will have the chance to fight as Oliphaunts at Minas Tirith, as Trolls at Helm's Deep, as the Balrog, as the Nazgûl against Aragorn at Weathertop, against the Shire, and lastly, as Sauron himself against Rivendell.
Playable Characters[edit | edit source]
Heroes[edit | edit source]
Villains[edit | edit source]
- Gríma Wormtongue
- Mouth of Sauron
Maps[edit | edit source]
|Amon Hen||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch", "Capture the Ring"|
|Battle of the Last Alliance||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch", "Capture the Ring"|
|Black Gate||"Conquest", "Hero Team Deathmatch"|
|Citadel of Minas Tirith||"Team Deathmatch", "Capture the Ring"|
|Helm's Deep||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch"|
|Minas Morgul||"Conquest", "Capture the Ring", "Hero Team Deathmatch"|
|Minas Tirith||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch"|
|Moria||"Team Deathmatch", "Capture the Ring"|
|Mount Doom||"Conquest", "Capture the Ring", "Hero Team Deathmatch"|
|Osgiliath||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch"|
|Pelennor Fields||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch", "Capture the Ring"|
|The Shire||"Conquest", "Capture the Ring", "Team Deathmatch"|
|Weathertop||"Conquest", "Team Deathmatch"|
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Andrew Dawson||Gothmog, Mouth of Sauron, Gondorian Officer|
|Chris Edgerly||Aragorn, Rohan Officer 2|
|Crispin Freeman||Legolas, Young Male Hobbit|
|Brian George||Theoden, Elven Officer 2, Old Hobbit Male|
|Kim Mai Guest||Éowyn, Young Female Hobbit, Old Female Hobbit|
|Gavin Hammon||Rohan Officer 1, Ringwraith|
|Bob Joles||Gimli, Treebeard, Uruk-Hai Officer 1|
|Kevin Killebrew||Orc Officer 3|
|Yuri Lowenthal||Frodo, Elven Officer 3, Rohan Officer 3|
|Scott McShane||Uruk-Hai Officer 3|
|Paul Mercier||Faramir, Evil Human Officer 3, Gondorian Officer 3|
|Nolan North||Evil Human Officer 2, Gondorian Officer 2|
|Jon Olson||Sauron, Lurtz, Orc Officer 2|
|Alan Shearman||Evil Human Officer 1|
|Kirk Thornton||Gríma Wormtongue|
|David Shaughnessy||Orc Officer 1|
|Robert Wisdom||Uruk-Hai Officer 2|
|Michael Yurchak||Elven Officer 1|
Soundtrack[edit | edit source]
Howard Shore's tracks from the film are also included in the game. The following tracks are used with license:
- "The Shadow Of The Past"
- "At The Sign Of The Prancing Pony"
- "Flight To The Ford"
- "A Knife In The Dark"
- "The Bridge Of Khazad Dum"
- "Amon Hen"
- "The Ring Goes South"
- "Ash And Smoke"
- "Minas Tirith"
- "The White Tree"
- "The Fields Of Pelennor"
- "Hope and Memory"
- "Minas Morgul"
- "The Ride Of The Rohirrim"
- "The Black Gate Opens"
- "The End Of All Things"
- "Foundations Of Stone"
- "The Passage Of The Marshes"
- "The Uruk‑Hai"
- "The King Of The Golden Hall"
- "The White Rider"
- "Helm's Deep"
- "Forth Eorlingas"
- "The Taming of Smeagol"
- "Isengard Unleashed"
See also[edit | edit source]
[edit | edit source]
- Official website
- Eric Gewirtz (director) interview at TheOneRing.net
- The Lord of the Rings: Conquest at Wikipedia