World 1-1 Review: Lord of the Rings Conquest

World 1-1 writes: "The first thing that Tolkien fans should know about Conquest is to forget everything that they think they know about the Lord of the Rings.

In the same way that EA has used the Godfather franchise to forge a fun game that uses the film as a springboard for shop smashing extortion, shootouts, and gangland vendettas, Conquest does the same with Peter Jackson's celluloid treatment by turning it into an action packed killing field of oliphants and elves. Pandemic has leveraged their experience from developing the Star Wars: Battlefront series into a fantasy filled with swords and sorcery and the final result isn't so much LOTR as it is an arcade beat 'em up with cameos from the film with a multiplatform release."

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