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Step into the hairy hobbits' feet of Bilbo Baggins in Vivendi Universal Games' take on Tolkien's prequel to the massive Lord of the Rings trilogy.


Embarking on the legendary quest armed initially with a stick and sack of stones, you'll fend off foes in a platform-action-style adventure which sees Bilbo go from timid Shireling to hobbit hero. As in the epic text, the tale begins with a group of nine dwarves recruiting the home-loving hobbit as a master thief for their mission to recover stolen ancestral gold from under the fiery snout of Smaug the dragon. The group head for the Lonely Mountain, stopping along the way to fight it out with a variety of Middle-earth's less-than-friendly inhabitants, such as giant spiders, murderous goblins and bloodthirsty trolls.

Game Information

Release Date
24th October 2003
Sierra Entertainment, Vivendi Universal, Saffire
Total Rating
Content Rated
E (Everyone)
Game Modes
Single player
Player Perspectives
Third person
Platform, Adventure
Action, Fantasy
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance