Battle for Middle-earth 2 Now in Stores

EA has announced that it has shipped the sequel to the popular real-time strategy game The Battle for Middle-earth, entitled The Battle for Middle-earth II. The standard retail version of the game costs $49.99, and a Limited Edition containing a DVD with a "making-of" documentary, as well as exclusive in-game content, for $59.99.

In addition to the orc and human armies featured in the first game, The Battle for MIiddle-earth II will also include dwarven and elven armies, in addition to a reworked human side that will include defenders of Gondor and horsemen of Gondor. However, if you'd rather fight for the Dark Lord Sauron, you can now control the all-new "goblins and monsters" faction, which includes the hungry spiders of Mirkwood forest and the dwellers of the mines of Moria. The game will also include an all-new hero creation system , which will let players fashion and foster individual leaders of their armies.

If you'd like to try the game out first, you can download the demo.

And if you can't make it to a local retailer, click one of the images below to purchase from!

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