Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle Earth rejoice -- Feral Interactive will be shipping a Mac port of Snowblind Studios' The Lord of the Rings: War in the North (US$30) on August 29.
Don't be surprised if you don't recall any of the events that take place in the title, which is an action role-playi...
August 12th 2013 at 3:30pm
Another year, another 12 days of holiday giveaways! Between now and Christmas Day, we're doing the one thing that makes us feel truly alive: giving. Specifically, we're giving you fine folks some of the swag we've managed to collect in our cluttered home offices. And the good will and merriment d...
December 14th 2011 at 9:00pm
A WB Games representative this evening confirmed to Joystiq that the publisher has "had to make reductions" across its Seattle-based studios this week. The layoffs were apparently a result of the publisher's "continual review of our business operations and fluctuating market conditions," and no s...
November 4th 2011 at 9:30pm
As I type this, sitting behind me on a shelf, right next to Master Chief, there is a Ringwraith action figure. Downstairs on the bookshelf sits a hardbound edition of The Lord of the Rings (fashioned itself after the Red Book of Westmarch). I have read The Hobbit. I even read The Silmarillion. Po...
November 2nd 2011 at 2:30pm
If you're looking for information on the upcoming Lord of the Rings game, War in the North, go ahead and skip 3:10 in the above video. If you'd like to know what comedian Brian Posehn thinks of Tolkien's legacy (much more pressing info, really), skip to 1:04.
October 26th 2011 at 3:00am
Boss battles are usually all about pattern recognition, but with Lord of the Rings: War in the North's Barrow-Wight Lord, the strategy is more about killing his friends -- of course a Lord would make his servants fight for him! Even in death, old habits are hard to kick, it seems.
October 7th 2011 at 9:06pm
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North doesn't need a ring to defeat its foes; it has the power of three. Three different beings, to be exact -- after all, if it were the power of three rings, that would defeat the purpose of that whole "one ring" thing Sauron won't shut up about.
September 25th 2011 at 9:30pm
The official Lord of the Rings: War in the North Facebook page has declared November 1, 2011 as the beginning of operations in North America. The armies of man, elves and dwarves will arrive in Australia and Europe on November 2 and 4, respectively.
Those who have already decided to enlist shoul...
August 2nd 2011 at 10:37am
Hey, do you all remember the Lord of the Rings film trilogy? Remember how much you loved -- err, still love them? This trailer for War in the North certainly hopes you do; it focuses largely on how the new, Snowblind-developed title ties into the films.
July 8th 2011 at 7:55pm
As Lord of the Rings: War in the North preps for an autumn assault, Warner Bros. is deploying an extravagant Collector's Edition and pre-order incentive to help gather recruits.
The Collector's Edition, which costs a whopping $130, includes a Ranger of the North Quiver Case, art book, a behind-t...
July 5th 2011 at 11:15am
Good friends are hard to come by and when a menace like the Dark Lord Sauron threatens your realm, you have to put aside your differences and do what's right. Lord of the Rings: War in the North celebrates the idea of fellowship, telling the story of a trio of adventurers (a human, elf and dwarf)...
March 9th 2011 at 2:30pm
Forget about Gimli and Aragorn -- it's all about the "Ranger of the North," the "Loremaster of Rivendell" and the "Champion of Eriador" in Lord of the Rings: War in the North. Get acquainted with the heroic trio in this latest trailer for the game.
February 2nd 2011 at 3:15am