Daedalic Leisure revealed Lord of the Rings: Gollum in Could 2019, slated for next-gen consoles and PC. Due to a brand new profile on the studio and their bold recreation, we now have a number of extra particulars about Gollum.
Edge visited Daedalic Entertainment in Hamburg for an intensive preview, which is accessible now in issue 341. Senior producer Kai Fiebig says that the Gollum in Daedalic’s recreation “would not seem like Andy Serkis,” referencing the film model of Gollum from Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film trilogies.
Gollum is primarily a stealth motion recreation. With “a whole bunch of animations within the closing recreation,” you may be sneaking your method round a number of places over Center-Earth, one in all which is Barad-Dûr. By the occasions of the Lord of the Rings films, that is the tower that homes Sauron’s flaming eye, retaining watch over Mordor.
The piece from Edge additionally reveals that though Gollum takes place a few years earlier than the occasions of the novels by J.R.R. Tolkein, there will be sure connections to the books. For instance Thranduil, father of the Elven archer Legolas, will seem within the recreation as a “aspect character.”
Moreover, the notorious Ringwraiths will characteristic in Gollum. Artwork director Mathias Fischer says that though Daedalic’s variations of the Ringwraiths are “much less cool” than within the films, they’ve an opportunity to make totally different variations of them extra in style.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is slated for launch in 2021 on “all related platforms,” in accordance with producer Fiebig. We’ll have to attend some time to see what Daedalic’s tackle the deranged character finally ends up trying like.