The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

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The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King was developed using Tiger Woods engine

Tiger Woods engine later had Gandalf references in the code. It’s become apparent that The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King was developed using an engine from a starkly different game: an unnamed Tiger Woods title. Catch the video for yourself here, and skip to 30s for the LOTR meets Tiger Woods discussion. This is with thanks to Wired and Glen Schofield, who took part in a recent interview where the Striking Distance Studios’ CEO responded to questions from Twitter. In response to the question, “why don’t startup studios just make their own game engine?”, Schofield states that…