Game Name: The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Publisher(s): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Developer(s): Snowblind Studios
Release Date: Q1 2011
Special missions consist of defensive positioning
Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Snowblind Studios release a new interactive trailer inviting viewers to navigate the past and future of each of the three heroes featured in the The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, releasing November on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Games for Windows.
Choose your character and journey down the roads of Middle-earth; which will you choose to enter the War in the North?
The path of the Dwarf - masters of the battle-axe, ferocious in melee combat, few in Middle-earth possess their courage.
The path of the Human Ranger – wielding dual swords, firing arrows at those who serve Sauron – the strength of kings flow in their veins.
The path of the Elf, of the House of Elrond – even within the darkness Mirkwood, Elven kind has the power to restore the light.
Specially crafted vignettes feature a glimpse at each of the three heroes, chosen at the viewer's whim. Acting as an interactive guide, viewers can delve deeper into the characteristics of each hero and their surroundings by clicking on the symbols that appear below.
Triggering these symbols launches new video scenes, providing further explanation of key topics. Explore the components of each hero's history – the sacred locations, loathsome enemies, and age old legends that pre-destined their journey – and the weapons, skills and powers that will lead them to victory.
The third age draws to an end. In the frozen North, a mighty army assembles to destroy all in its path. We invite you to join the ultimate battle against the great evil.
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The Lord of the Rings: War in the North is an intense Action RPG video game based on the novel and films of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Through innovative online, interdependent co-op play for up to three players who form their own Fellowship, the game breaks new ground as the first The Lord of the Rings video game to embrace the gritty and brutal reality of Middle-earth. Exploring previously unseen lands, storylines and characters as well as those familiar from The Lord of the Rings film and novel trilogies, gamers experience expansive co-op gameplay and upgradeable weapons, character customization and development, skills and special abilities. Gamers must play together or perish as they work to defeat Sauron's forces in the North. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North will be available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Games for Windows.