So, You Wanna Be an Ent and STOMP Orcses? - VU Tolkien Games Update!

The Vivendi Universal Middle Earth Games Lineup for the coming months is nothing short of exciting!!! Take a look at what's coming down the line for Tolkien gamers!

War of the Ring

Release Date: Holiday 2003

Platform: PC

Developer: Liquid Entertainment

The big news for War of the Ring is that the game is looking so good that the ship date has been moved from the first quarter of 2004 to this holiday! The team at Liquid Entertainment is doing a phenomenal job of bringing the epic scope of the battles of Middle-earth to life in this real-time strategy game.


The Lord of the Rings: The Treason of Isengard

Release Date: Holiday 2003

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Developer Surreal

We've teased you with promises of a top-secret third gameplay type to accompany the action with Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli and the aggressive stealth mode with Gollum. Finally we can reveal that gamers will, for the first time ever, be able to take on the role of the giant Ent Treebeard in The Lord of the Rings: The Treason of Isengard. The thrill of towering over puny orcs and sending dozens of them to their doom with a
single swipe of your tree-trunk-sized hand is too good to miss.


Middle-earth Online

Release Date: Late 2004

Platform: PC

Developer: Turbine

Even though it's not coming out until late next year, Middle-Earth Online is already turning heads and making people take notice. The game received numerous awards based on its showing at E3, including an Editor's Choice award from GameSpy.com, the "Best Graphics of E3" award from RPG Vault.ign.com/">RPG Vault, and it was chosen as one of the Top 10 PC Games of E3 by GameSpot.com.

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