RPGFan


EA Announces Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
04.27.04 - 8:21 PM

Electronic Arts has announced Lord of the Rings: The Third Age for PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox and Game Boy Advance. The three console versions are being developed by Electronic Arts' internal Redwood Shores studio, whereas development of the Game Boy Advance version is underway at handheld specialist, Amaze Entertainment subsidary Griptonite Games.

Unlike previous Lord of the Rings games, this new title will put players in charge of new characters, instead of the main characters of the movie triology. Fans of the book and the movie trilogy however will see plenty of familiar faces, locations and scenes in the game. Originally fighting turn-based battles against Sauron's armies, players will also be able to unlock scenarios in which they fight on Sauron's side. Featured locations will include the Mines of Moria, the fallen city of Osgiliath and Helm's Deep. Certain quests will also be closely linked to major events which happened during the three books/movies, giving players the chance to experience the battle at Helm's Deep from a new perspective.

Lord of the Rings: The Third Age will be available this fall.


Back
Chris Winkler





Coming Up on Twitch

TBA
Sunday, July 23 • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
Mondays • 6pm PDT/9pm EDT

Vandal Hearts
Tuesdays • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood - Omega Savage Raid
Tuesday-Thursdays • 6pm PDT/9pm EDT

Featured Content
Retro Encounter 92
Retro Encounter 92
Podcast
The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge
Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge
Feature
Pixel Noir Hands-On Preview
Pixel Noir
Preview
Stardew Valley Review
Stardew Valley
Review
Echoes of the Fey Episode 1: The Fox's Trail Review
Echoes of the Fey Episode 1: The Fox's Trail
Review
Langrisser Re:Incarnation -Tensei- Soundtrack Plus Review
Langrisser Re:Incarnation -Tensei- Soundtrack Plus
Review