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The Last Alliance: Total War - New Version of Tolkien Mod for Shogun 2

Adrian Werner, 01 December 2021, 16:13

Ambitious mod The Last Alliance: Total War received a new version. It introduces, among others, playable factions of Mordor and wild Orcs.

Marvel MMORPG in the Pipeline; I.G.I. Origins Later Than Expected

Bebop, 27 November 2021, 21:44

Enad Global 7 revealed that a Marvel licensed MMORPG is in development. We also learned about the future of The Lord of the Rings Online, I.G.I. Origins and DC Universe Online.

New Version of BFME Middle-Earth Extended Edition Mod for Battle for Middle-earth

Adrian Werner, 08 October 2021, 15:27

Update 0.995 for Middle-Earth Extended Edition, one of the most important mods for the classic RTS Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle-earth, has been released.

Amazon's Lord of the Rings Confirmed to Use Fragments of Silmarillion

Karol Laska , 22 July 2021, 17:00

Amazon Studios has a license to use excerpts from The Silmarillion and The Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien in the script for the upcoming Lord of the Rings series.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Release Date and Gameplay Footage

Michael Kulakowski, 06 July 2021, 21:13

The developers from Daedalic Entertainment presented new gameplay footage and information about The Lord of the Rings: Gollum. The developers have also specified next year's release date for their work.

Amazon's The Lord of the Rings MMO Canceled

Paul Musiolik, 18 April 2021, 21:19

The Lord of the Rings MMO, announced two years ago and developed by Amazon and Leyou Technologies, has been canceled. The problem turned out to be the acquisition of the latter company by Tencent.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum on New Trailer

Adrian Werner, 25 March 2021, 23:27

Daedalic Entertainment showed a new trailer for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum. It enables us to see, among others, fragments of stealth gameplay.

Lord of the Rings in Valheim - Players Recreated Sauron's Fortress

Przemyslaw Dygas, 24 February 2021, 15:10

Valheim players are using the game's building options in ever more impressive ways. This time, Sauron's fortress - Barad-dûr - was recreated in the game.

Minecraft Players Recreated LotR's Edoras

Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 February 2021, 13:32

Players have once again taken it upon themselves to recreate a great world from literature using Minecraft. This time they focused on Rohan, based on its vision in Lord of the Rings.

The Lord of the Rings in Minecraft Show Minas Tirith in Ray Tracing

Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2021, 14:40

A well-known content creation group for Minecraft - Minecraft Middle-Earth - has recreated a famous location from the Lord of the Rings movie series. The creation displays the capabilities of ray tracing.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Delayed

Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 21:20

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will be available a little later than we anticipated. In addition, Daedalic Entertainment is joining forces with Nacon so that the game can be developed smoothly.

Lord of the Rings in Bannerlord Hailed Most Anticipated Mod on Mod DB

Milosz Szubert, 28 December 2020, 22:15

Mod DB community has chosen the best modification of 2020 and the most anticipated upcoming project. The first category was won by Age of the Ring for Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II, and the second by Kingdoms of Arda for Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord.

Amazon's The Lord of the Rings MMO Only in 2022

Paul Musiolik, 13 December 2020, 17:14

The upcoming online RPG set in the world of Lord of the Rings will not debut until 2022. This is apparent from documents published by Leyou Tech, which holds the rights to the game.

Lord of the Rings Online Will be Overhauled Thanks to Amazon's Series

Adrian Werner, 07 December 2020, 20:05

The MMORPG Lord of the Rings Online to be refreshed. Ports to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 are also planned. The game's publisher wants to take advantage of the increased interest in the brand, generated by Amazon Prime Video's upcoming TV series.

Mortensen Fears Amazon's Lord of the Rings May Become Like Game of Thrones

Karol Laska , 07 December 2020, 14:43

Viggo Mortensen, who played the role of Aragorn in Peter Jackson's movie adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, shared his expectations for the TV adaptation of the work.

Actors From The Lord of the Rings are Trying to Save Tolkien's House

Karol Laska , 03 December 2020, 17:27

The actors and filmmakers responsible for the movie adaptations of Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have joined forces to buy J.R.R. Tolkien's house, which has been put up for sale. And they are doing so with a truly ambitious goal.

The Lord of the Rings Easter Egg in AC Valhalla

Karol Laska , 21 November 2020, 18:53

Every day players discover more and more easter eggs in Assassin's Creed: Valhalla. This time, somebody noticed that Ubisoft refers, and quite directly, to The Lord of the Rings.

Lord of the Rings Mod for Crusader Kings 3 Now Available

Milosz Szubert, 19 November 2020, 19:52

The first version of LotR: Realms in Exile mod for Crusader Kings III launched today. Its creators set themselves the goal of transferring the fantasy world created by J.R.R. Tolkien to the popular medieval strategy from Paradox Interactive.

New Lord of the Rings Goes Game of Thrones With Nudity?

Karol Laska , 07 October 2020, 18:15

The creators of the upcoming TV adaptation of Lord of the Rings are looking for people who are not afraid to appear naked in front of the camera. It seems that the upcoming adaptaton of Tolkien's prose is steering towards Game of Thrones.

Work Resumes on the Set of Lord of the Rings Series

Milosz Szubert, 29 September 2020, 20:51

In New Zealand, after a half-year break, the shooting for upcoming Lord of the Rings series from Amazon has resumed. Tomorrow, the creators of Netflix's Cowboy Bebop are to return to the set.

Lord of the Rings - Here's an Awesome Uruk-hai Figurine

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 September 2020, 21:05

Prime 1 Studio has announced another impressive figurine. This time it is a model of an Uruk-hai berserker from The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers, which will be available in two editions priced at around $1000.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is a Mix of Prince of Persia and Stealth

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 August 2020, 22:19

Daedalic Entertainment has released a teaser trailer of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum. The creators also revealed a handful of details about the game, which is supposed to be a combination of Prince of Persia and and a stealth game.

18 Minutes of Gameplay From Fan Remake of Battle for Middle-earth

Milosz Szubert, 18 August 2020, 18:54

A presentation of gameplay from BFME: Reforged, a fan-made remake of the The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth, which is being built on Unreal Engine 4. Unfortunately, it is still unknown when the project will have its official release.

Lord of the Rings Finally in Minecraft Version 1.15.2

Dameredet, 08 August 2020, 19:23

Are you a fan of Minecraft or Lord of the Rings? Or maybe both? If the answer is yes, we have great news for you!

New Zealand May Save Lord of the Rings and Cowboy Bebop

Karol Laska , 04 July 2020, 20:57

Streaming platforms try to bypass the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic and move the sets of their productions to New Zealand.

Gameplay From Canceled Lord of the Rings Game

Adrian Werner, 24 June 2020, 16:53

The founder of Traveller's Tales showed fragments of gameplay from an abandoned project set in the universe of The Lord of the Rings. The creators spent over a million dollars on demos, but the publisher was not interested in the game.

The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War Announced

Michael Kulakowski, 16 June 2020, 21:28

The Chinese studio NetEase Games is working on a new mobile game set in the Lord of the Rings universe, titled The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War. The game will be based on Tolkien's books, avoiding the use of Peter Jackson's film license.

Iconic Lord of the Rings Meme Came From Sean Bean Forgetting His Line

Christian Pieniazek, 02 June 2020, 15:47

I think everyone knows the scene from the first part of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which Boromir, looking down, says that „one does not simply walk into Mordor”. As it turns out, it could have looked completely different if the actor playing the character (Sean Bean)... remembered his lines.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum on PS5 and XSX - First Screenshots

Agnes Adamus, 04 May 2020, 21:05

The first screenshots of the action game The Lord of the Rings: Gollum were released. Images show what we can expect from the game.

User Recreates Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings Locations in The Sims 4

Bart Swiatek, 24 April 2020, 13:14

A player recreated the locations known from the Harry Potter film series, including Hogwarts, along with various classrooms in The Sims 4. Earlier, they also built the city of Minas Tirith from the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.

Here's Isengard From a Fan Remake of The Battle for Middle-earth

Konrad Serafinski, 06 February 2020, 13:06

A new video has appeared on the web presenting Isengard in BFME: Reforged, a fan, refreshed version of The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth. The title is created on Unreal Engine 4 and will be available for free.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Coming to PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X

Christian Pieniazek, 07 January 2020, 15:03

The developers of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum shared new information about their work. In addition to revealing the first details of the protagonist's appearance and personality, Daedalic Entertainment confirmed that the title will hit PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Middle Earth in Warband - Middle Earth at War Beta Goes Live

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 September 2019, 16:39

A beta version of Middle Earth at War mod for Mount & Blade: Warband has appeared on the web. The mod enables us to leave Calradia in favor of Tolkien;s Middle Earth and factions from The Lord of the Rings.

Amazon's The Lord of the Rings Will be Shot in New Zealand

Julia Dragovic, 18 September 2019, 14:13

The Lord of the Rings series from Amazon was announced to be shot in New Zealand. The same as all previous movies based on J.R.R. Tolkien's books. Production is expected to start in a few months.

Amazon Creates MMO in the Lord of the Rings Universe

Agnes Adamus, 11 July 2019, 01:09

Amazon Game Studios has announced that it will co-create a new MMO game set in the Lord of the Rings universe. According to the announcement, the game will be coming to PC and unspecified models of consoles.

Daedalic Entertainment Announces The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

Agnes Adamus, 25 March 2019, 23:32

German developer Daedalic Entertainment has just announced a new adventure game set in the fantasy universe of The Lord of the Rings. The game will be called The Lord of the Rings: Gollum and its release is slated for 2021.

First shots from the upcoming movie about J.R.R. Tolkien

Michael Grygorcewicz, 28 January 2019, 14:20

First shots from the upcoming film were published by Nicholas Hoult on his Instagram, revealing the main characters.

LEGO The Hobbit and LEGO The Lord of the Rings withdrawn from sale

Christian Pieniazek, 03 January 2019, 19:59

Digital editions of LEGO The Hobbit and LEGO The Lord of the Rings have been withdrawn from sale on PCs and consoles. The official reasons for this are unknown.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War confirmed after a huge leak [Updated]

luckie, 27 February 2017, 14:41

A lot of information on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor sequel, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, has leaked due to online store Target prematurely posting details of the game. This includes release date and many interesting details on story and gameplay.