Guardians of Middle-earth

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Guardians of Middle-earth
Video game
DeveloperMonolith Productions (Xbox 360, PS3)
Zombie Studios (Windows)
PublisherWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
PlatformXbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
Release date4 December 2012 (PS3, Xbox)
29 August 2013 (Windows)
GenreMultiplayer online battle arena
ModesSingle-player, multi-player
RatingESRB: T
PEGI: 12+
DistributionPhysical and digital

Guardians of Middle-earth is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by Monolith Productions for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.[1]


The player fights in a battle of ten combatants, five on each side, who are either controlled by online players or the AI. The player is able to choose out of twenty different "guardians" who have their own strengths and abilities. An in-game currency can be earned during battles and which can be used to buy items. During battles the player will be able to communicate with allied players with in-game voice communication.[1]


Guardians of Middle-earth will feature twenty different guardians:

Guardians of Middle-earth
Thráin II


External links


Licensed video games set in Middle-earth
 Melbourne House: The Hobbit (1982) · Lord of the Rings: Game One (1985) · Shadows of Mordor (1988) · War in Middle Earth (1988) · Crack of Doom Software Adventure (1989) · Riders of Rohan (1990)
 Interplay Productions: The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (PC) (1990) · The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers (1993) · The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES) (1994)
 Vivendi Universal: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002) · The Hobbit (2003) · War of the Ring (2003)
 Electronic Arts: The Two Towers (2002) · The Return of the King (2003) · The Third Age (2004) · The Battle for Middle-earth (2004) · Tactics (2005) · The Battle for Middle-earth II (2006) (The Rise of the Witch-king (2006)) · Conquest (2009) · Heroes of Middle-earth (2023)
 Turbine/Standing Stone Games: The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (2007-) (Mines of Moria (2008) · Siege of Mirkwood (2009) · Rise of Isengard (2011) · Riders of Rohan (2012) · Helm's Deep (2013) · Mordor (2017) · Minas Morgul (2019)) · War of Three Peaks (2020) · Fate of Gundabad (2021) · Before the Shadow (2022) · Corsairs of Umbar (2023)
 Warner Bros: Aragorn's Quest (2010) · War in the North (2011) · Guardians of Middle-earth (2012) · Kingdoms of Middle-earth (2012Armies of The Third Age (2013) · Shadow of Mordor (2014) · Shadow of War (2017) · Rise to War (2021)
 Glu Games: Middle-Earth Defense (2010)
 Traveller's Tales: Lego The Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (2012) · Lego The Hobbit (2014)
 Daedalic Entertainment: The Lord of the Rings: Gollum (2023)
 North Beach Games: The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria (2023)