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LOTR Gaming Goes Handheld

August 28, 2010 at 9:08 pm by xoanon  - 

Levi Buchanan writes: I admit, the title Middle-Earth Defense made me laugh a little. Probably because I spent so much time grinding on the ridiculous Xbox 360 action game Earth Defense Force. But this Lord of the Rings game is very much a serious tower defense affair. You play out seven battle scenes straight from the film trilogy – Weathertop Mountain, Mines of Moria, Helm’s Deep, etc. – but instead of rushing in with Aragorn, you instead spread the fellowship across the map to thin herd after herd of Sauron’s evil forces.

By now, you know how a tower defense game works, right? Middle-Earth Defense is built on the genre conventions, but Glu is making some key tweaks that stand to make this tower defender fresher than its contemporaries. More..

Posted in Gaming on August 28, 2010 by