Electronic Arts is thought for creating blockbuster video games primarily based on collection like Star Wars, however it’s additionally labored with loads of different IP previously. One, Nintendo players from the 2000s may recall, is Middle-Earth’s The Lord of the Rings collection.
Now, a few years later, it is introduced its renewed its returning to the world created by the litary works of J.R.R. Tolkien with a brand new sport. The catch, it is a free-to-play cellular title, however hey…who is aware of what else may come of it.
The sport is formally titled The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-Earth and is described as a “collectible role-playing” turn-based sport bringing the fantasy and journey of the collection, and merging it with a strategic social-competitve expertise.
“Electronic Arts has a celebrated relationship with the Tolkien universe having delivered PC and console titles primarily based on The Lord of the Ringsbooks and movies. In lively improvement by a veteran staff of consultants within the cellular RPG style, Capital Games – The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earthrepresents the primary cellular sport developed by EA impressed by storylines, places, characters, and lore from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbitliterary works.”
Unsurprisingly, many followers at the moment are calling for EA to revive a few of its basic Lord of the Ring video games from across the time of the GameCube, Xbox and PlayStation 2 period.
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