The folks from writes: Stern has officially announced what we’ve all thought for some time, that Lord Of The Rings is to be their next game. During our recent tour of the Stern factory, there was no attempt to disguise the next game and several clues were in plain view. It was obvious that there were going to be a bunch of character toys on the playfield, and indeed there are twelve of them in all, but now they’ve released some real details of the game. Excitingly, the game is supposed to have deep rules. That’s certainly believable as Keith Johnson is responsible for them. He created the wonderfully complex rules for The Simpsons Pinball Party – widely praised amongst pinball aficionados. [More]