From Tim Turi over at One of the perks of being able to enter the L.A. Convention Center early is checking out all the awesome booths being assembled. True to the Lord of the Rings name, the War in the North is truly shaping up to be epic. War in the North is a Tolkien-inspired RPG in development by Snowblind Studios, due out in August. Naturally, stay tuned to Game Informer for more news on the game from E3 2011.

Experience the Original Music of The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Video Game in Live Concert at E3 June 7, 8 and 9. Composer Inon Zur Will Conduct a 40-piece Orchestra Each Day of the Show in the LACC South Hall Atrium.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is bringing the sights and sounds of Middle-earth to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), with daily live concert events in celebration of their upcoming video game, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North. Continue reading “Going to E3? Wanna Hear LOTR Game Music?”

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Snowblind Studios reveal a sneak peek at their E3 offerings, with an onslaught of assets for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North. As our heroes’ travels lead to E3, the Fellowship of three expands to include a new member – heroes will rise.

The great eagles have traveled with the Fellowship before, lending their keen eye and stamina in support of the three, the human, elf and dwarf. As the party arrives at the ruins of Fornost, Beleram, the noblest of these creatures, breaks from chains to join the Fellowship, becoming its fourth member. Destroying structures, providing an aerial advantage, and employing his instinctual combat prowess to tear apart those who threaten the fellowship, Beleram accompanies our heroes in their campaign to overthrow Agandaur, Sauron’s Chief Lieutenant in the North. Continue reading “Warner Bros. Release Sneak Peek of LOTR: War in the North at E3”

Snowblind Studios and Warner Bros. are gearing up for E3 by giving players and Lord of the Ring fans a major new development in their upcoming LOTR: War in the North game. Until now, videos and game info have only revealed three main characters in the game’s co-op fellowship. Namely, Eradin, a roguish character, Andriel, a lore-master (think mage), and Farin, a dwarf who prefers the hack-n-slash method of dispatching orcs and trolls.

These three are sent into the northern regions of Middle-earth to bring down the forces of Agandaur, one of Sauron’s lieutenants, who is raising an army to sweep down and crush any resistance during the War of the Ring. More..

From One of the big features of this hardware generation has been the inclusion of co-op play. Online connectivity has been permitting people to go blow up zombies, Nazis, zombie Nazis, aliens, buildings, and ghosts with a buddy, but there hasn’t been much in the way of good co-op orc chopping.

WB Games and Snowblind Studios are hoping to remedy this. They found a paragraph in The Lord of The Rings mentioning a war in Mirkwood and decided to make a game out of it. Best of all, since this is being made by the same people that brought you Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, there’ll be plenty of hacking and slashing. Even more best of all, you can bring a friend. But even better than more than best of all, you can bring two friends. More..