North American GameCube box art
The Hobbit, also known as The Hobbit: The Prelude to the Lord of the Rings, was released on the GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, Play Station 2, PC. The GameCube version was developed by Inevitable Entertainment, and Saffire developed the Game Boy Advance version. Both versions were published by Sierra Entertainment.
The game is a 3D platformer. In the beging of the game you start out with only rocks and a walking stick. The rocks are your long range attact and your walking stick is your short range attack. In you game you an buy stuff such as Keys, Health Potions, Rock ammo ex. There are also a lock piking treasure chest minigame. In this mini game you are trying to open the chest. The way that it works is by hiting the corrent button, at the correct time, before the time runs out. One of the main mechanics in the game is sneaking.
- Walking Stick
- Silver Pennies
- One Ring
- Music Box