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Warner Bros is recalling Xbox 360 copies of Lego Lord of the Rings game after they were incorrectly labelled as demo discs before being shipped to retailers. The blunder appears to have only affected US shoppers, with Walmart, Target and Toys'R'Us the only outlets to receive the misprinted discs. According to Warner Bros - …

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  1. Reading Your E-mail

    I smell an ebay ***RARE*** auction coming

  2. Wize

    Why must they make a LEGO version of everything?

    Change skins on characters

    Change maps (probably).

    Make lots of money.

    1. Cave Dweller
      Trollface

      Re: Why must they make a LEGO version of everything?

      Did you just describe CoD Black Ops 2?

  3. TeeCee Gold badge
    WTF?

    "....contact customer support for a replacement disc."

    If it really does have the full game and it really is only a labelling error..............why bother?

    1. Tom 260

      Re: "....contact customer support for a replacement disc."

      The only benefit I can see is avoiding problems with reselling/trading-in the game once you've finished it, which doesn't benefit the publisher, so maybe there is another issue they're not admitting... Unless they foresee any conflicts with the rights to resell that they have in the States?

      Games bought as presents for Xmas are unlikely to be it too, as most wouldn't buy on release day for that.

      1. MrZoolook
        Paris Hilton

        Re: "....contact customer support for a replacement disc."

        Indeed, you'd have thought they would recall the correctly labeled discs, and send out demo labeled replacements specifically to make reselling to a 2nd hand/trade ons dealer more difficult.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Note that the words "Demo disc Not for sale" can still be revealed by placing the disc in a fir

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    2. Alan Newbury
      Devil

      No firs around here

      Would a nice pine do instead?

  5. Bod

    this is news why exactly?

    Mismasters, misprints on labels, wrong discs, happens all the time. Worthy of a tweet or a forum post, hardly a newsworthy article, even from El Reg.

    1. Gene Cash Silver badge

      Re: this is news why exactly?

      It's snarky and amusing, thus it fits El Reg just fine. Go back to yelling "geroof ma lawn" there.

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