This game is a real time strategy game in which you will control the classic characters from The Lord of the Rings in order to keep the Middle Earth safe.
The game includes the scenes from the movies and books in order to make it a good adaptation of the original work. The environment will make you feel like if you were really in the world that Tolkien created. Select between good and evil campaigns and learn about the events in the fight for the ring.
Plot and characters
The game narrates the history of the War in the North. It includes characters from the books such as Tom Bombadil who did not appear in the movies. It also includes some other characters from The Hobbit which increase the diversity of the gameplay.
The Good faction presents characters like Gandalf and elven heroes like Glorfindel who has to fight against the threats of the wicked Sauron. Join the forces of Aragorn, Gimli and Galadriel to ensure the good faction is victorious. The Evil forces are commanded by Sauron and his minions. Play as Saruman, Wormtongue or the Nazgûl to take over the Middle Earth and rule the whole world with their dark magic.
Gameplay and technical aspects
This game provides an unique way to play with a great diversity of units and mechanics. The heroes are the main forces of your army, Galadriel for the Good and Sauron for the Evil. You will be able to build new constructions and create units like melee or ranged soldiers. Create a balanced army and learn about your strongest and weakest points to take advantage of. Propel your faction to win over your opponents.
The graphics are detailed enough to make you feel as you were inside Tolkien's world. The Mines of Moria, Rivendel or the siege of Dol Guldur are among the stages included in the game, and quite similar to the scenes from the movies.
LOTR The Battle for Middle Earth II Features
Here you can find the unique features that this game provides:
- Single player campaign
- Multiplayer mode
- New campaign missions: King of the Hill, Control Point, etc.
- New units for the factions
- New period to explore in the Middle-Earth history
- Improved War of the Ring mode
- New Hero Creation Tool
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LOTR The Battle for Middle Earth II is a good strategy game for those fans of Tolkien's novels. Enjoy playing the characters of the movies and experiencing Middle Earth.
Some features are restricted
- Good graphics
- Addictive gameplay
- Excellent adaptation
- Not as good as it's competitors