News for Apr. 20, 2006

Review: The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle-earth II game

4/20/06, 8:07 pm EST - Xoanon

Not so long ago it was Star Wars, now it's The Lord of the Rings that gets the real-time strategy (RTS) treatment. In many ways, Tolkien's battle-heavy Middle-earth makes for an even more appropriate setting for the genre than Lucas' galactic conflict. As the title suggests, this is EA's second stab at a The Lord of the Rings-themed RTS game. The original Battle for Middle-earth was a highly enjoyable but in some ways limited strategy game that focused squarely on the epic combat from the three film adaptations. [More]