The American publisher Electronic Arts is relaunching its collaboration with Middle-earth Enterprises to offer a role-playing game exploring the fantastic universe of Lord of the Rings through an experience that is at once strategic, competitive and social.
Developed by Capital Games (formerly BioWare Sacramento), The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth will feature immersive storytelling, turn-based combat, a rich collection system, and a great cast of characters from across the expansive Lord of the Rings and Hobbit universe. Fans of the license will be able to relive iconic moments from Tolkien’s world and fight against the great evils of Middle-earth. Exclusively intended for iOS and Android smartphones, the new video game adaptation of The Lord of the Rings will enter the regional beta test phase this summer.
It’s a dangerous business going out your door… there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to – but we’re on our way to Middle-earth in a new mobile game. 🔗: https://t.co/kwhqbaDL3f pic.twitter.com/SdHrI4zTZG
— Electronic Arts (@EA) May 9, 2022
“We are thrilled to renew our collaboration with EA to create a mobile game inspired by Middle-earth as depicted in the literary works of JRR Tolkien.“, says Fredrica Drotos, brand and licensing manager for Middle-earth Enterprises, a subsidiary of The Saul Zaentz Company. “It is an honor to work with the talented team at Capital Games, who demonstrate an absolutely remarkable knowledge and love of this universe.“. Malachi Boyle, Vice President of Mobile RPG at Electronic Arts, adds: “Our team is made up of fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, who put their passion and talent at the service of an authentic experience for all players every day. The association of an artistic direction faithful to the work and stylized animations participates in the total immersion of the players in the fantastic universe of Middle-earth, where they will be confronted with their favorite characters.“
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