Lord of the Rings Series News


The Lord of the Rings Bundle combines four critically-acclaimed games for $10

By Daniel Perez, Dec 16, 2014 8:45am PST

Bundle Stars has four great Lord of the Rings-themed games, including LEGO The Hobbit, for just $9.99 to celebrate the launch of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. You shall not pass on these savings!


"Yeah, I just wish the steam version wasn't completely fucked for co-op."

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Guardians of Middle-Earth adds Hobbit DLC, map skin

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm PST

Guardians of Middle-Earth is getting some new Hobbit-themed DLC today to pair with the movie: Bilbo Baggins and Bert the Troll for $2 each, and a free Shire map.


"It's a more dumb down version of like LoL. Bought the game and you can get relics but you have ..."

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Guardians of Middle-Earth review: And in the menus, bind them

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2012 12:35pm PST

Our review of Guardians of Middle-Earth, a Lord of the Rings themed MOBA from Monolith Productions.


"I actually really like the animations, though it looks like sort of slow movement speed."

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Lego Lord of the Rings to feature open world, crafting

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2012 9:00am PDT

Lego Lord of the Rings will feature an open-world environment and crafting at blacksmith shops, according to publisher Warner Bros.


"I've only played the Star Wars Lego games, which i found to be pretty boring. Mostly ..."

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Guardians of Middle-earth preview: MOBA goes console

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 9:30am PDT

A hands-on look at Guardians of Middle-earth, the downloadable console MOBA coming this fall from Monolith Productions.


"I actually never looked at it from the angle of knowing characters before. Since I've played ..."

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Lord of the Rings Online 'Riders of Rohan' expansion delayed

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2012 10:00am PDT

Lord of the Rings Online's "Riders of Rohan" expansion has been delayed to October 15, and pre-orders are getting a free gift of consumable items and points to make up for the delay.


LOTRO 'Riders of Rohan' expansion coming September 5

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Lord of the Rings Online is getting its fourth major expansion, the Riders of Rohan, on September 5. Pre-purchasing the expansion nets you a few special perks and baubles.


"I don't think they did because they wouldn't change the engine going free to play"

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Guardians of Middle-earth announced

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2012 9:00am PDT

WBIE and Monolith have announced Guardians of Middle Earth, a Lord of the Rings-themed 5v5 MOBA coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network later this year.


"I would think you would want to play Tom Bombadil. They all but say he could single handedly ..."

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Lego Lord of the Rings game spotted on toys, at retail

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Rumors of a Lego Lord of the Rings game are looking stronger, thanks to rumored packaging materials and the appearance of the game on a UK retailer.


"The RTS parts of the clone wars were really bad also. I had a hell of a time finishing those the ..."

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LOTRO expansion 'Riders of Rohan' announced, launching this fall

By Xav de Matos, Jan 25, 2012 5:30pm PST

Developer Turbine has announced a new expansion for Lord of the Rings Online. Dubbed "Riders of Rohan," the expansion will increase the level cap and bring players to iconic locations in the lore.


"Yeah, I'll give you a +1 for that. one, well played. Although, one caveat -- the Lohan of ..."

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War in the North 'Collector's Edition' unboxed and launch trailer

By Garnett Lee, Oct 28, 2011 8:45pm PDT

Get a first hand look at the loot that comes in the $140 Lord of the Rings: War in the North 'Collector's Edition' and watch the launch trailer that debuted today.


"I'm still pretty shocked they got by with an M rating for a LOTR title."

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