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The Lord of the Rings: War in the North

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The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Video game
DeveloperSnowblind Studios
PublisherWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
PlatformPlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360
Release date2011
GenreRole-playing game
RatingESRB: M[1]

The Lord of the Rings: War in the North is an upcoming role-playing video-game developed by Snowblind Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows. The game takes place during the War of the Ring, but adapts the little-mentioned battles which took place across Eriador and Rhovanion. The game will be released in 2011.

Contents

Story

While the Fellowship of the Ring travels to Mordor to destroy Ring, Sauron sended one of his cruelest servants, Agandaûr, to the North to destroy Rivendell and defeat the Free Peoples of the North. The player has to get behind enemy lines and have to stop Agandaûr before his plan succeeds.

Races

Classes

  • Ranger
  • Lore-Master
  • Champion

Trailers


VideoLengthRelease DateDescription
Unite Your Fellowship1:0318 March 2010Teaser trailer; short clips of action and trolls
E3 2010 Trailer1:0310 June 2010
Extended Fellowship Trailer1:3412 August 2010Expanded version of teaser trailer
War in the North @ PAX 20101:22unknownCoverage of Penny Arcade Expo exhibit
Untold Story1:2217 November 2010Outline of plot with various shots of locations
Snowblind Tolkien Toast 20111:223 January 2011No gameplay; Snowblind's birthday toast
The Black Númenórean1:591 February 2011Exploration of Agandaûr, the game's protagonist

See Also

External links

References

  1. Kotaku, "Lord of the Rings: War in the North Eyes-On Impressions: A Party of Three, dated June 17, 2010 (accessed February 5, 2011