Game Teaser Of ‘The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum’ Released
Daedelic Entertainment earlier today released the first teaser of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum which shows us the Ring-bearer Gollum sent into the desolate land of Mordor. Giving little away, the short teaser released by Daedelic has puts the fans on a story reference. Check out the teaser attached below:
The footage in the teaser could easily trick anyone into believing it to be from one of the Lord Of The Rings movie. We see Gollum sneaking in the dungeons and breaking through the caves, and then looking at the iconic Mountain of Doom, volcano in the center of the land of Mordor, and the fortress of Barad-dûr – the seat of Sauron.
Not giving us much on the gameplay, this teaser has some references that are worth talking about. The teaser opens in a cave, which is possibly the same one where Gollum first met Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit and lost the One Ring. The video is followed but some sights on certain drawings on the cave walls one of which is likely a reference to the moment when Gollum (then known as Smeagol) murdered his brother when they discovered the One Ring, and another depicting a run-in with a magnanimous spider, probably Shelob.
Martine Wilkes, the lead game designer told IGN that The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will mix Prince of Persia-like stealth action and feature a branching narrative. There will be stealth mixed with vertical climbing parkour that will allow Gollum to sneakily take out enemies, even though the game is mostly non-combat. Since Gollum is more cunning than openly combative, you’ll be relying on scavenge items, environmental hazards, and even newfound friends for help. And yes, there will be familiar characters popping up in this game.
Daedalic CEO Carsten Fichtelmann mentioned that the game would be categorized under the action adventure genre, have some focus on the creature’s two personalities, and would be narrative of Gollum’s story
As previously revealed, the players will be able to make choices influenced by the two personalities of the protagonist, Smeagol and Gollum, which should influence the plot and other elements of the game, including dialogues and animations of the game.
Announced in March 2019, Lord of the Rings: Gollum is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC. The game arrives in 2021, but it still doesn’t have a confirmed date.