The Lord of the Rings: Gollum trailer shows stealth and parkour in the once-Hobbit's arsenal
Instead of fighting, Gollum relies on stealth and trickery.
What you need to know
- During the Future Games Show, a trailer was shown for Daedelic's Lord of the Rings: Gollum.
- The trailer shows Gollum using stealth and battling internal decisions against Smeagol.
- This game releases in 2021 for PC, Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 5.
During the Future Games Show, more footage was shown of Daedelic's upcoming The Lord of the Rings: Gollum game. We see Gollum relying on stealth and battling with his once-Hobbit self Smeagol when making decisions.
Watch the trailer below.
Instead of fighting outright, Gollum employs persuasion and parkour to navigate through the perilous locations he finds himself in. The game follows the arch of J.R.R Tolkiens books but also drops some new elements in as well.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is set to release in 2021 for Xbox Series X, PC, and PlayStation 5. It's a branching narrative that follows a storyline but also allows you to affect certain things that happen along the way.
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The video says that it will be coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Switch. Should be included in the article.
I have my doubts. All we saw was concept art. If this is to come out in 2021, then we should have started seeing gameplay by now.