The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest videogame for PlayStation®3 will support the upcoming PlayStation®Move motion controller technology.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Saul Zaentz Company and New Line Productions, Inc. announced today that The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest videogame will launch on PlayStation®3 with full support for PlayStation®'s upcoming motion controller technology, PlayStation®Move, at the controller's launch.
This family-friendly action-adventure game, based on the films and literature of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, will release in Spring 2010 for PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2 and PSP™.
In The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest videogame, players become the legendary hero Aragorn and relive his most daring battles from The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The action-packed sword, bow and horseback adventures will be enhanced for players of all ages through high-quality graphics and gameplay created especially for PS3™.
Utilising PlayStation's upcoming motion controller for precision through mastery, The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest videogame engages players with intuitive motion-control gameplay where every controller gesture instantly and accurately translates to weapon strikes in the game. 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 videogame 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.
The release of The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest videogame will be preceded by the highly anticipated The Lord of the Rings home entertainment offering as well as collectible merchandise. Roadshow Entertainment will launch Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy on Blu-ray Disc in 2010 as The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy.
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest is developed for PS3™, PS2™ and PSP™ by TT Fusion and will be in stores Spring 2010. The game has been rated PG by the Classification Board and contains mild violence.