Daedalic Entertainment’s The Lord of the Rings: Gollum was announced last year in March. Now, the developer has revealed some more details about the game in the latest issue of the popular gaming magazine, Edge.
— Edge (@edgeonline) January 6, 2020
Daedalic has revealed that Gollum’s character isn’t modelled after Andy Serkis’ depiction. Instead, the developer is planning to go in a different direction. The game is set years before the events of the Lord of the Rings books, which could introduce new side characters like Thranduil, who is the father of Legolas.
Gollum is described as a stealth-action game, where players have to sneak around various Middle-earth locations like Barad-Dur. Ringwraiths will also feature prominently, and players may have to evade them. Gollum won’t be just a video game adaptation of the films. Rather, the developer will offer a unique take on the characters.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is set to release in 2021.