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The Lord of the Rings: War of the North

Screenshot of the videogame:

Name of producer:

Snowblind Studios

Date of production:

November 15, 2011

Name of Distributor:

Warner Bros

Technical Requirements:

SO: Windows Vista®/XP/ or Windows 7, Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD 64 X2 4400, RAM: 2 GB HDD:10GB Graphic Card: 512MB

Cost of product:

27€

Type of videogame:

Adventure

Genre of videogame:

Fantasy

Type of game visual:

Third person

DESCRIPTION OF VIDEOGAME
Player:

Single player
Multiplayer

Help:

Presence of initial training
Presence of textual tutoring during the game

Interaction:
Dialogue with other characters:

Poor0123456Excellent

Driving Vehicles:

Poor0123456Excellent

Explorability of environment:

Poor0123456Excellent

Memory of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Complexity of logic succession of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Number of alternative game paths for solution of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Game interface:

Possibilities of different views (1st person, 3rd person etc.)
Presence of floating elements: Archiving of objects

Technology foreseen:

3D

External hardware:

Game pad

THE EDITOR

Is an internal Editor available for the videogame?

No

Is an external Editor available for the videogame:

No

Level of editing:
Minimum Level
(It is possible to change elements which are already present in the game) 
Graphics:

Poor0123456Excellent

Interaction:

Poor0123456Excellent

Medium Level
(It is possible to personalise environments and add/remove elements.) 
Graphics:

Poor0123456Excellent

Interaction:

Poor0123456Excellent

Maximum Level
(It is possible to personalise environments and add/remove elements.) 
Using owner script:

Poor0123456Excellent

External script coding:

Poor0123456Excellent

Type of interface:

3D

Availability and location of documentation:

Tutorial,Manual

Location:

http://www.guiamania.com/cheats/28544.php

2D / 3D License:

Commercial

>Cost of software(€):

27€

Where to find it:

http://marketplace.xbox.com/es-ES/PC

EVALUATION
Usability potential of this game in an educational context:

Poor0123456Excellent

Explain how the videogame can be used in an educational context:

Useful for improving your imagination and for promoting hypotesis testing and problem solving

Evaluator:

Name of Evaluator:

Lucía Gimeno Carsí

Role of Evaluator:

Teacher

Country:

Spain

Date of Evaluation:

04/03/2012

Blackboard: