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

Back To The Future
May 1 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Final Fantasy IX PC
May 8 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Persona 4 Golden Continues!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Grandia II Continues!
Every Wednesday • 2:00pm PDT/5:00pm EDT

Featured Content
Rhythm Encounter 26: Bends of Time
Rhythm Encounter Episode 26: Bends of Time
Podcast
Etrian Odyssey Untold OST Review
Etrian Odyssey Untold
OST Review
Nioh Hands-On Preview
Nioh
Hands-On Preview
Bravely Second: End Layer Review
Bravely Second:
End Layer
Review
The Walking Dead: Michonne: Episode Three Review
The Walking Dead: Michonne: Episode Three
Review
Retro Encounter 13: NieR ~ Final Thoughts
Retro Encounter
13: NieR
Final Thoughts
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter