Check out gamespot.com's preview of the sequel to the Middle-earth based real-time-strategy game!
The Playstation Portable gets a taste of Middle-Earth...
"The New Zealand-based filmmaker has filed a lawsuit against his Oscar-winning trilogy's distributor, New Line Cinema, claiming the studio has stiffed him on potentially millions of dollars in profits from the first Rings installment, 2001's The Fellowship of the Ring..."
" Decipher will be adding a new subset of collectible foil promo cards to The Lord of the Rings TCG, beginning with the March 18, 2005 release of Black Rider."
"Decipher ensures the longevity of The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game by offering an entry point for new players and announcing a rotation schedule that levels the playing field for all players while still allowing older cards to maintain their value..."
On the whole, The Third Age is a good-but-not-great console RPG. Whether it's for you or not is very dependent on how much you like lots of easy to control turn based fighting, a fast and loose approach to Tolkien's story. If you're an easy-going gamer who has no problem with spending 40-odd hours killing orcs, I suggest you pick up The Third Age soon