Monolith News


Blood resurrection plan halted by Atari uninterest

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST

Former Monolith CEO Jace Hall's campaign to resurrect the studio's first game, gory FPS Blood, has been shot down by current rights-holder Atari. Hall had spoken of revamping and updating Blood, like how fans have reworked the Doom engine, not only for PC but other platforms...


"While Hall does already have a copy of the source code himself, he stated in August that he ..."

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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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Guardians of Middle-Earth coming to XBLA on December 5

By Steve Watts, Nov 09, 2012 2:00pm PST

Monolith Productions has confirmed that Guardians of Middle-Earth is coming to XBLA on December 5, after previously announcing plans to release on PSN December 4.


Guardians of Middle-Earth to launch on digital and retail, Season Pass detailed

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Warner Bros Interactive shared release details for the console MOBA Guardians of Middle-Earth today, including its plans for a Season Pass and a retail copy.


Interview: Making a 'more gentle' MOBA with Guardians of Middle-earth

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 12:30pm PDT

We get some insights on Guardians of Middle-earth from Monolith producer Bob Roberts.


"hmmm, wonder why PC isn't included this time......War in the North I thought was pretty good."

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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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Gotham City Impostors goes free-to-play on PC

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Gotham City Impostors seemed set up to be free-to-play from the start, selling XP boosters, costumes, instant unlocks, and the like, yet it still had a $15 price tag. No longer, at least on PC. While the console editions curiously are still paid, Monolith's Bat-tastic FPS is...


"well at least there are more ppl playing the free version than the previous one. So I say its a ..."

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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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Gotham City Impostors gets Arkham Asylum map, Steampunk items

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2012 11:30am PDT

Gotham City Impostors has gotten another free update adding an "Arkham City" map, along with another large costume and equipment pack modeled after Steampunk tropes.


Gotham City Impostors second update goes live

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2012 11:30am PDT

The second free Gotham City Impostors update has gone live, adding a new map, game mode, and foreign language voice options.


"This is what happens when games keep using GFWL. Please GFWL.. just die already. "

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Gotham City Impostors adding new map, mode

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2012 10:30am PDT

Gotham City Impostors is getting another free content update soon, with a new "East End" map, Bounty Hunter game mode, and language options.


Gotham City Impostors free DLC, stat wipe bug fix released

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2012 9:45am PST

Gotham City Impostors is rolling out its first free DLC pack today, which adds several new costumes, weapons, gadgets, and more. Monolith is also starting waves of correcting the stat glitch by gifting XP and Costume Coins to affected players.


Field Report: Gotham City Impostors

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 12:00pm PST

Now that Gotham City Impostors has been released, we take a closer look at the game systems and technical hiccups in the zany multiplayer shooter.


Gotham City Impostors glitch loses stat data

By Steve Watts, Feb 16, 2012 4:45pm PST

Some Gotham City Impostors players are losing stat data and needing to start from scratch. Monolith is looking into the problem, and says it will issue a fix as soon as possible.


"Is this game worth a lot of fun to play? Should I purchase it? :D"

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