Electronic Arts is known for creating blockbuster games based on series like Star Wars, but it has also worked with many other IPs in the past. One, Nintendo gamers from the 2000s may recall, is Middle-Earth’s Lord of the Rings series.
Now, years later, it is announced that it will return to the world created by the literary works of JRR Tolkien with a new game. The highlight is that this is a free-to-play mobile title, but hey… who knows what else might be released later.
The game has an official name The Lord of the Rings: Hero of Middle-earth and has been described as a “collectible role-playing” turn-based game that takes the fantasy and adventure of the series, while combining it with a strategic social competitive experience.
“Electronic Arts has a well-known relationship with the Tolkien universe when it comes to providing PC and console titles based on the Tolkien universe. Lord of the Ringsbooks and movies. Actively developed by a team of veteran experts in the mobile RPG genre, Capital Games – The Lord of the Rings: Hero of Middle-earthrepresents the first mobile game developed by EA inspired by the plot, locations, characters and lore from Lord of the Rings and HobbitsLiterary. “
It’s no surprise that many fans are now clamoring for EA to revive some of their classic Lord of the Ring games from around the time of the GameCube, Xbox, and PlayStation 2 eras.
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