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Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest on Wii DS PS3

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Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest is a Fighting game available on the Wii DS PS3. It can be played in Cooperative Sharedscreen Singleplayer Thirdperson modes.

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest is a Fighting game. Fighting games revolve around the interaction of two or more characters in some form of physical combat. Players learn to control characters through either memorisation of button combinations to access more advance moves, or by their reactions and accurate timing.

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest can be played in a Cooperative mode. Cooperative Multiplayer games provide an experience that is played symaltaneously by multiple players. Unlike the simple arena competitive multiplayer style games where players try to kill the most enemies, true co-operative games are designed to take a group of players through a campaign experience together. This will involve sections where players have to work together to proceed - either from the sheer difficulty as in Halo 3 on 360 or by the design of levels such as LittleBigPlanet on PS3.

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest can be played in a Sharedscreen mode. Shared Screen Multiplayer games create a multiplayer experience where players all share the same screen space. Rather than splitting the screen into portions for each player the game scales to fit each player in view even when they are a long way apart. Football and fighting games often take this approach as the shared view doesn't impede the players ability to take part in the action.

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest can be played in a Thirdperson mode. Third Person games view the world from over the right shoulder of the character being controlled. This enables you to see the character you are controlling as well as their surrounds. Although not as immersive as first person, third person games enable more complex moves and interactions with the environment.


LOTR Aragorn's Quest

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest throws off its lop-sided release with an intelligent use of local co-op and that tingly Lord of the Rings feeling.

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest takes us back to Middle Earth in the boots of Aragorn. Although for complex reasons the UK won't see the 360 version at launch, we will be looking in detail at the different versions (PS3, Wii and DS) that each promise a quest reliving the hero's most valiant battles from the trilogy.
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Family Gamer review Sat, 20 Nov 2010

Lord of the Rings Aragorn's Quest Wii creates a drop-in multiplayer fighting game that matches the big console versions. For me it was a nice way to introduce my kids to the Films - that will hopefully then inspire them to read the books.

I'm about to introduce my kids to Star Wars (episodes four, five and six naturally), it's an exciting moment. I get to share some of my childhood enthusiasm for it and see how well it holds up for them.
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Teen Gamer review Sat, 20 Nov 2010

Lord of the Rings Aragorn's Quest DS suffers next to the impressive Wii version. It's an adequate rendition for the DS's small screen, although one that should probably not have been ported to the PS2 and PSP.

Lord of the Rings Aragorn's Quest is a very different game on the DS (PSP and PS2) than it is on the Wii, 360 and PS3. Whereas there you have an open world brawler game with excellent co-operative play and side machines galore, on the DS you have something much more paired down.
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