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A Journey Through Middle-earth

THE CUTTING EDGE PROJECT OF THE WEEK December 16 2013

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Inspired by the epic fantasy adventure “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “A Journey Through Middle-earth,” is a new Chrome Experiment that brings the locations and characters from “The Hobbit” trilogy to life.

Once a week Adobe presents The Cutting Edge award to the project that best highlights the newest capabilities of the modern web.


Comments from the judges
on this winning project:
  • This project effortlessly shifts gears from page-based navigation to lovely special effects to fully 3D gameplay. What a joy.
    Brian Williams, FWA Judge
  • Very nice execution. Works perfectly on all devices. Impressive.
    Guillaume Tomasi, FWA Judge
  • Such a great visual experience, with little funky tricks to give life to this magic world. Nothing less that what's expected from NK.
    Konstantinos P. Penlidis, FWA Judge
  • Beautiful work.
    Augusto Correia, FWA Judge

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