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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Tops the List of 2023’s Worst Games

The Lord of the Rings Gollum Tops the List of 2023 Worst Games

In a surprising turn of events, the recently released game, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, has garnered a rather unfortunate title. With a Metacritic rating of 38 for the PC version and 36 for the PlayStation 5 version, it has been deemed the worst-reviewed game of 2023 thus far. Developed by Daedalic Entertainment, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum was highly anticipated by fans of the beloved fantasy franchise. Set in Middle-earth, the game aimed to provide players with a unique perspective, allowing them to experience the inner turmoil and struggles of the iconic character, Gollum.

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is Already the Worst Rated Game of 2023

However, it appears that the game fell short of expectations, resulting in a wave of disappointment and critical backlash. The Metacritic ratings, aggregating reviews from various gaming publications, reflect the overall negative reception received by The Lord of the Rings: Gollum.

Reviewers have pointed out numerous issues with the game, including technical glitches, lackluster graphics, clunky controls, and a general sense of underwhelming gameplay. The narrative, which had the potential to be a captivating exploration of Gollum’s complex character, failed to resonate with many reviewers, leaving them feeling disconnected and disengaged.

The low ratings on Metacritic for both the PC and PlayStation versions of the game have undoubtedly contributed to The Lord of the Rings: Gollum’s dubious distinction as the worst-reviewed game of 2023 so far. While opinions on games can vary, the overwhelmingly negative feedback highlights significant shortcomings in the execution of this highly anticipated title.

As the year progresses, gaming enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the release of more highly anticipated titles, hoping for more positive and immersive experiences. In the case of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, however, it seems that the game’s shortcomings have resulted in a disappointing outcome, with the title now being dubbed the worst-reviewed game of 2023.

Based in Munich, Germany, Adrian Oprea is the Founder of Raider King. He is a writer with a passion for storytelling and a love for all things RPG. When not wielding a keyboard, he can be found exploring fantastical worlds, one quest at a time.
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