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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments