Lord of The Rings: Gollum Developer Cancels Next Game

Expert Verified By

Canceled Second Lord of The Rings Game!

The Lord of The Rings Franchise is quite popular and has a huge fandom, yet it has not found too much success in the gaming industry. The recently released Lord of the Rings: Gollum was anticipated by many fans of the franchise, but it was not well received and became the lowest-rated game of 2023.

Despite being in development for five years, the game was extremely bad and received criticism for various aspects. Following the disappointment, it was discovered that Deadalic Entertainment had already begun work on a new game in the franchise.

However, Daedalic Entertainment’s next Lord of The Rings game has now been canceled.

Why it matters: Fans were disappointed to learn that Daedalic Entertainment was developing another Lord of The Rings game, but many hoped the studio would improve with the next entry.

The Lord of The Rings: Gollum

In a statement to GamesWirtschaft, it was said that this decision marks a difficult turning point but a new beginning in the long history of Deadlic Entertainment.

The developer also confirmed that many employees would be affected by the recent layoffs after this decision. However, the studio will not aband former employees and said:

“We will support our former employees in finding new opportunities within our network.”

The developer had been working on a new Lord of the Rings game for a full year, but development has been completely abandoned. Additionally, the entire development department of the company has been shut down.

Daedalic Entertainment will now focus on publishing games, with development being handed over to external developers. As such, the previously announced Surviving Deponia is continuing development.

Was our article helpful? 👨‍💻

Thank you! Please share your positive feedback. 🔋

How could we improve this post? Please Help us. 😔

Latest News

Follow Us

104,000FansLike
32,122FollowersFollow

Trending

Sea of Thieves Has Reached A Whopping 40 Million Players

Just a few weeks before the PlayStation 5 launch, Sea of Thieves has managed to record a major milestone and has reached 40 million players.

5 of Steam’s Top 10 Wishlisted Games Heading To Game Pass At Launch

Half of Steam's top 10 wishlisted games are coming to Xbox Game Pass, marking yet another strong year for the subscription.

Stellar Blade: Fans Spent Up To 100 Hours On The Demo

Fans are already spending hundreds of hours in the Stellar Blade demo, and the studio has advised them to go easy on it.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 Lost 80% of Its Steam Players Within A Month

It appears that Steam players are moving away from Dragon's Dogma 2 since the game has already lost around 80% of its players.

Former Blizzard President Wants Tipping System For $70 Games

The former Blizzard president has pondered over a potential tipping system for games that would allow gamers to pay more after beating games.