From CrispyGamer.com: With Pandemic behind the reins, will The Lord of the Rings: Conquest just be Star Wars: Battlefront with different uniforms?
Having already told the entire tale in videogame form, EA is now looking at new ways of retelling the epic saga that was Peter Jackson’s masterful movie version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings.” Thankfully, the software giant has opted not to make an arcade-style kart-racing game, but has instead charged Pandemic Studios — makers of the Battlefield-esque Star Wars: Battlefront series — with the task of making The Lord of the Rings: Conquest, a similarly massive multiplayer game out of the fantasy film. Though according to Sean Soucy, the game’s lead designer, Conquest won’t just be Battlefront with Elves instead of Ewoks. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Game