Adam writes: I rented the new DVD release of “Where the Wild Things Are,” and while sitting through the previews (it wouldn’t let us skip them), we came across an unexpected treat. The last preview before the main DVD menu popped up was a teaser trailer for the new cross-platform next-gen video game, “Lord of the Rings: War in the North.” It was probably about 20 seconds long, but it looked incredible. The entire thing seemed to be a cut-scene featuring a band of humans battling orcs and a troll. At the end was a screen showing the platforms (360, PS3) and a website ( which takes you to WB’s video game site.

Xoanon here, it seems like following the link takes you to the WB’s ‘Aragorn’s Quest’ page with the trailer below. Does this mean Aragorn’s Quest and War in the North are one and the same? Someone with knowledge please drop us a line to let us know! Continue reading “Gaming: WB’s War in the North & Aragorn’s Quest”

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment confirms The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest will launch in Spring 2010 on Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®2 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable). The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest is the first videogame offering an authentic The Lord of the Rings gameplay experience designed for all ages to enjoy. In The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest, players assume the role of Aragorn to take on his greatest quests from The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Wielding a sword, shield, bow and spear, fans will battle enemies, lead armies and journey through a colourful and fresh rendition of Middle-earth. More..