An unidentified LOTR game based on Jackson’s films will be hitting the street sometime next year.
“Turbine, Inc. announced today that The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar was awarded PC MMO Game of the Year of 2007 by the editorial staff of GameSpy, the web’s leading destination for online information, entertainment and communities serving the enthusiast gamer worldwide.”
“Players can celebrate throughout Middle-earth from October 26th to November 11th by interacting with special vendors, earning unique items and participating in quests designed just for the Harvest Festival.”
“LOTRO has received critical acclaim from around the globe. Since its launch in April, LOTRO has quickly become the second largest MMORPG with an estimated 4 million characters calling Middle-earth their home.”
“The City of the Kings continues the epic story, adds over 100 new quests, implements significant enhancements to monster play and introduces the Reputation and Bartering systems…”
“The Summer Solstice Festival, the first of many planned seasonal celebrations in Middle-earth, will offer players a variety of quests, vendors and events to highlight this special time of year.”
Turbine, Inc. and Codemasters Online Gaming announced details of the first free content update for subscribers to The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (see release below). Book 9: Shores of Evendim introduces an entirely new landscape region, over 100 new quests, the battle for Helegrod raid, 9 new monsters and major enhancements to monster play and the music system.
A solid game, The Lord of the Rings Online has made a solid dent into the online role-playing game genre dominated by World of Warcraft.
Now that The Lord of the Rings: Shadows of Angmar has been out nearly a week, we’re seeing more reviews published. Check out what folks across the internet are saying.
Today The Lord of the Rings Online is released… it’s been many years in the making, with legal battles, studio changes, and fan feedback. But it’s finally fully here! Check our review of just what we think of the game.
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This massively multiplayer game is set to be released in 1 month… and I’ve been playing it for just a bit now. Here are some musings about the game and what we Tolkien fans might be in store for when it comes to this new vision of Middle-earth.