Release date?

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#1 Posted by DoctorDanger99 (745 posts) -

ive searched all over and i cant find one. IGN says oct 30, gamestop says nov 30. amazon says nov 14. no one seems to know when this damn game comes out. i was hoping to pick it up when i go get wwe '13 but i dont know if ill be able to. if someone could point me to the right date my girlfriend and i would be grateful.

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#2 Posted by deskp (507 posts) -

The developers and WB keeps saying fall or holiday. I think its 13th nov for US and 23rd nov for europe? why they would be so far apart I don't know.

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#3 Posted by DoctorDanger99 (745 posts) -

well according to my local gamestore it's out take that if you want it.

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#4 Posted by deactivated-5945386c8a570 (429 posts) -

first lego title i'm intrested in trying out, whenever its out.

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#5 Posted by KCDotCom (12 posts) -

Looks like the handheld versions are out tomorrow (30th), with the console versions on the 13th.

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#6 Posted by Slither_Maggot (288 posts) -

@DoctorDanger99: I've been seeing a lot of the Nov. release promotions around in stores so I'm banking on that one. Kind of disappointed it wasn't sooner (Oct) like a lot of the earlier coverage was saying.

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#7 Posted by CurtMan2k7 (140 posts) -

according to Gamefly, it's coming out this thursday nov 15th, which is weird, games usually out on tuesdays but whatever...hope this helps

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#8 Posted by deskp (507 posts) -

The offical release date for pc/360/ps3 was tuesday the 13th (in north america). Apparently alot of stores did not have it in stock yesterday.

And I can't find any online store that has the PC version in stock at all.

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#9 Posted by CurtMan2k7 (140 posts) -

Welp looked on Gamefly today to see if it had shipped, and now it says release date is Sat Nov 17, i have no idea what the hell is going on?

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#10 Posted by deskp (507 posts) -

Hopefully everything will be out in order by the european release the 23rd.

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#11 Edited by Ravelle (2891 posts) -

From Joystiq.

If you're planning on picking up the Xbox 360 version of Lego Lord of the Rings today, make sure to open the case and verify that an actual game is inside before you leave the store.

It appears as though demo discs, instead of the retail game discs, have been shipped out to numerous retailers incorrectly, according to Game Informer. Only Xbox 360 shipments appear to have been affected by the issue, and even then not all 360 shipments were part of the faulty batch, so there's still a chance you'll be able to go out and buy an actual copy today.

We've reached out to Warner Bros. for comment and will update with any further information we receive on the situation.

Update: Warner Bros. issued a statement to IGN saying it's recalling a "small number" of discs which, while labelled as demo discs, do in fact contain the retail game.

The statement reads:

"Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is recalling a small number of LEGO The Lord of the Rings video games that were released for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft to Walmart, Target and Toys 'R' Us in the United States with a disc labeling error. The discs in question are incorrectly labeled as demo discs, but those discs do contain the full game content and are fully functional. This error does not affect any other formats of the game. We are in the process of remanufacturing the discs and will get them to the stores as soon as possible. Consumers who purchased a copy of the Xbox 360 version of the game with the disc labeling error can contact customer support via email at or phone at 410-568-3680 for a replacement disc."

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