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The Lord of the Rings: Tactics (PSP)

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics (PSP)
alaScore 77

40 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of The Lord of the Rings: Tactics (PSP). The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) the The Lord of the Rings: Tactics (PSP) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of The Lord of the Rings: Tactics (PSP) from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) on

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May, 2018

Expert review by : Mike_Reilly (

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics review for the PSP


Not so precious.

Commanding dark forces; Looks and sounds like Middle-Earth

But doesn\'t play like it; Overly simple combat and strategy; Awkward menus and interface

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics can't figure out if it wants to appeal to casual fans of the film or nerdy purists, although ultimately it casts both groups into the fiery pit from whence they came. Despite its solid delivery and the admittedly groovy...

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : Russ Fischer (

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics


A cool twist on turn-based strategy can't overcome the many clunky bits in EA's trip to Mordor.

Great twist on turn-based strategy; excellent multiplayer; plenty of options for unique skirmishes

Clunky interface; little distinction between units; generally shoddy presentation

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Brian Peterson (

The Lord of the Rings Tactics


Back to Middle Earth we go!

The story mode will last gamers a good 15-20 hours, and with multiplayer over LAN, the fun can be had with up to four players. What's more you can either start with a new character, or use one of your own custom characters you have already made in...

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : All Game Guide (

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics


Set in Middle-earth around the time of the Fellowship, The Lord of the Rings: Tactics allows players to guide the forces of good (or evil) to victory, through a series of turn-based, RPG-style battles. With victory, the player's characters grow stronger a

Expert review by : NowGamer ArchiveBot (

The Lord Of The Rings Tactics (PSP) review


Taking turns to gut Frodo like a furry-footed fish.

If this was just War In Middle-Earth using freshly rolled characters there would be no confusion, but it isn't and so you get a rather weedy Aragorn to build up and a Legolas with initially all the archery skill of, well, us. Get used to such silliness...

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (

Good Game


This is properly the best lord of the rings game you can get on a games consol (tho i havn't played conquest yet). Mordor mode is so much easier than the fellowship when on the same difficulty but mordor is more fun. I realy enjoyed the game and it is...

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (

Lotr pep


Lotr, does what it says on the tin. Good cinematic scenes between gameplay. Are you Good or Evil ? Find out for yourself, worth playing.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (



The word pleasant is definitely appropriate for this game. Neither terrible or brilliant but occupying a middle ground that fails to arouse passion but nevertheless keeps you drawn in so it is possible to play it in a fairly intensive manner. It...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (

Nice Game


I enjoyed the game but it is easy to complete. Always liked the turn based games and graphically very nice. Recommended.

Jun, 2007

Consumer review (

Entertaining But Simple


I'm not a big player of these types of games but thought I'd give this one a go. I must say that I did enjoy it, the LOTR setting really drew me in. Having said that though the game does seem fairly simple to complete. I managed most levels on the...

Jun, 2006

Product Specifications

Return to Middle-earth in this tactical RPG where you decide the fate of The Third Age. Build your Fellowship for good or evil in your quest to capture, or destroy, The One Ring. Engage the enemy in battle arenas that re-create locations from all three Tolkien's legendary books. Hundreds of in-depth skill options and an item-based battle system offer a variety of character customization options. A simultaneous turn-based encounter system for multiplayer delivers a gripping four-person combat experience unrivaled by any previous Tactics game. Good and evil fight on the same side for the first time in an exclusive Wi-Fi multiplayer mode.


Elements:Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG
ESRB Rating:Teen (13+)
PEGI Content Descriptors:Violence
PEGI Rating:12+
PEGI Rating Exception:Finland 11+


Compatibility:Game console/PC / Mac / Unix
Manufacturer:Electronic Arts/IBM
Model:Tactics/With Messaging
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:IBM Lotus Notes/The Lord Of The Rings


Package Type:Retail

Service & Support

Type:New releases update


Category:Games/Internet & communication applications
Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation Portable
License Category:Maintenance/Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard/Volume / Government
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package/Software Subscription and Support Renewal
License Validation Period:3 months
Licensing Program:Passport Advantage
Subcategory:Games - role playing game (RPG)/Internet & communication - instant messaging application / Internet & communication - email clients & email utilities

System Requirements

Platform:Linux / Windows / MacOS