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7.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 1004 ratings
  1. 10 (181)
  2. 9 (192)
  3. 8 (299)
  4. 7 (175)
  5. 6 (70)
  6. 5 (24)
  7. 4 (22)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (27)

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  • User Rating 7

    A bit of a hidden gem if you're looking for a decent rental. Lots of bugs. Fairly strong combat and rpg elements.

    Rated on February 21, 2012 by nephili232

    I'm a sucker for all things Lord of the Rings which means I have played my share of terrible LOTR games. I wasn't expecting a masterpiece with LOTR War in the North, but I was hoping the game would be...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    As a huge Lord Of The Rings fan I wasn't that disappointed, ended up really liking it.

    Rated on March 23, 2012 by Lightning2468

    When I bought this game I was worried I was going to regret it because I thought they'd put some false information about Middle Earth in it, but thankfully they didn't. Personally I really enjoyed pl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    An epic trip to Middle Earth.

    Rated on December 31, 2012 by legolas95

    I'm a pretty big The Lord of the Rings fan. So, naturally I was pretty darn excited when this game was announced. A Lord of the Rings based RPG/Hack-in-Slash? In was a big step in the direction I alwa...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    I actually enjoyed this game...

    Rated on June 18, 2012 by Ferrari3

    This game is better then people have given it credit for. I have enjoyed playing it by myself and multi-player. I didn't buy it new because of the reviews, but I was wondering why it's so hard to fi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Fun but Frustrating.

    Rated on June 24, 2012 by arcangelgold

    This title is fun but frustrating to play. As the editorial review says there are setbacks when playing the gam; you cannot just save whenever you want in multiplayer mode, because if anyone in the pa...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    awesome game and a must have for the LOTR fans. it offers you the chance to play the game as 3 different characters.

    Rated on July 14, 2012 by Red-Raiden-MGS

    i have spent hours on this game and i can honestly say the game was worth every penny.I highly recommend it and it will give hours of entertainment. However the game does get very repetitive and after...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    WITN is a well-done ARPG that doesn't intend to make any intention of adding to its base game.

    Rated on July 14, 2012 by SupaTrupa

    I don't know why people are so critical of the LOTR video games, from my experience every one of them is solid, they don't push boundaries for the most part, but they nail the feel and adrenaline of c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    A flawed, but satisfying and fun action game.

    Rated on September 03, 2012 by Cobra2525

    Story: War in the North's story takes place during the same time as the LOTR movies/books. When Frodo and the fellowship traveled to destroy the ring, three new heroes, Eradan, Farin, and Andriel step...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    I Think i discovered why people didn't enjoy the game completely and the reason for many bad reviews.

    Rated on December 29, 2012 by KyleRayner51

    First let me tell you i'm a REAL LOTR fanboy i know pretty much most of the lore and am able to appreciate little details other people can't, but this review won't be based on you being a fan, just ba...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Glitchy P.O.S. don't buy.

    Rated on January 25, 2013 by ristactionjakso

    I ran into the infamous Mirkwood glitch where you cannot progress the story after the fight with the giant spider. This game ran fine until I reached Mirkwood. As soon as I got there, my AI companions...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.