James writes: Have you guys heard how badly the Lord of the Rings Online Launch is going in Europe? The game has sold by the bucket reaching number one in less than a week, but now the bad news. Unlike our American cousins, the servers cannot cope, it seems that Codemasters, the Euro distributors have gone their own way with the hardware and there is downtime for hours nearly every day for hours at a time. The login servers constantly crash and we already have had hardware problems, check the Euro forums. [More]