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The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Trailer Shows Off "Untold" Story

Gollum will encounter franchise characters like Gandalf on his journey.


As part of Nacon Connect, a new Lord Of The Rings: Gollum trailer dropped, revealing more story elements and plot details.

The trailer begins with Gollum carving a symbol of The Ring into rock, before launching into footage from across the game's runtime. The game takes place in parallel with the early chapters of Fellowship Of The Ring, where Gollum begins his escape from Mordor and makes a long journey across Middle-earth to pursue the ring. The trailer shows Gollum exploring the mountains and fortresses of Mordor, as well as the forests and elvish villages of Mirkwood.

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He encounters established LotR heavyweights, like Gandalf, various ring-wraiths, and the elvish king of the forest. Other characters are also shown, like orcish and human servants of Sauron, as well as an elvish woman who appears to help Gollum on his journey. The trailer also shows Gollum evading Shelob in her caverns.

Lord of the Rings Gollum has been delayed several times, but the game is set to release between April and September of 2023. The developers are eager to explore different stories in Middle-earth, should the game prove to be a hit. In other Tolkien-related news, five Lord of the Rings games are launching in the next 24 months, but one remains a mystery.

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