Fans of The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy will be able to experience a brick-based version of Middle-earth with a minifigure cast and dialogue from the films in LEGO Lord of the Rings next week.Feral Interactive says “the smallest person can change the course of the future, even one made out of LEGO!”
In Lego LoTR, players become Frodo (as well as other playable characters) in an epic journey across an open-world version of Middle-earth made of LEGOs. Feral describes the upcoming game as “a lighthearted and imaginative retelling of the renowned movie trilogy.” And it will be available for Macs next week.
Minimum requirements include Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion), a 1.4GHz Intel processor, 4GB of RAM, 8GB of hard disk space, and a 256MB graphics card.
The recommended requirements are OS X 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion), 2.4GHz Intel, 4GB RAM, and 512MB graphics. Gamepads are also supported, and Feral says you’ll play it better this way.
Unsupported graphics cards include ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and NVIDIA 8xxx series.