Warner Bros. now owns ALL the game licenses attached to The Lord of the Rings, whether based on the films, or based on the books.
Fantasy Flight Games has announced their latest Lord of the Rings boardgame.
While no reason was given for the delay, there could be a marketing decision to delay this game until the filming of The Hobbit is a major news item again…
A new “family-friendly” game set in a “colorful rendition of Middle-earth”.
EA’s rights to Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings films has reverted back to Warner Bros.
Today Turbine unveiled two new videos for the The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria, the first expansion for the award-winning massively multiplayer online game, which recently launched in November.
A new game in Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth interpretation will be available for most game systems this coming January.
“Turbine, Inc. announced today the details of the launch of The Lord of the Rings Online™: Mines of Moria™. On November 18, 2008 The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria will be available in stores across North America and Europe allowing players to begin their journey to the vast, terrifying and unparalleled world beneath Middle-earth.”
Free stuff is always good, so you might as well see what you can get from The Lord of the Rings Online!
There are many characters to choose from, including all of your favorites, but the most exciting news is that a campaign will be available in which you take up the banner of Sauron and find out what would’ve happened had he prevailed.
“Turbine, Inc. and Codemasters Online today announced the launch of a new social gaming web site dedicated to The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria, the first retail expansion for the award-winning The Lord of the Rings Online.”
Turbine’s License to Develop Online Games Based on the Books of J.R.R. Tolkien Extended to 2014.