Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Saul Zaentz Company and New Line Productions, Inc. released the official box art for The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest video game. This family-friendly action-adventure game, which will launch with full support for PlayStation’s upcoming motion controller technology, PlayStation® Move, is giving players of all ages their first chance to experience authentic The Lord of the Rings gameplay.
Wielding a sword, shield, bow and spear, players will battle enemies and journey through a colorful and fresh rendition of Middle-earth where they can switch between spear and sword on horseback, taking down evil foes in a truly action-packed gameplay experience. Exclusively for the PlayStation®3 system and Wii™, two-player motion controlled co-op gameplay featuring Gandalf allows kids, families and friends to battle side-by-side in the heart of the action. The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest is based on the films and literature of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and is scheduled for release in Fall 2010 for PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. In the game, players become the legendary hero Aragorn and relive his most daring battles from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest video game will feature the voice talents of actor Sean Astin (Rudy, The Goonies, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) and actor and vocal artist John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy). Both Astin and Rhys-Davies will reprise their on-screen roles of Samwise Gamgee and Gimli. The game also showcases original in-game music tracks along with music from The Lord of the Rings film scores created by composer Howard Shore.