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A shadow grows over Middle-earth as the greatest armies of the Third Age prepare for the coming battle. Take up arms in the clash over Middle-earth with the most powerful heroes from the greatest fantasy epic of all time. Form memorable and unlikely alliances with and against friends as the wildly popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena genre comes to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.

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[edit] Features

  • Enter the fray in epic 5 versus 5 engagements with live players or AI combatants
  • Fight as over 20 iconic guardians from Middle-earth — each with different strengths and abilities to develop and master
  • Purchase items and buffs between matches using in-game currency earned through combat
  • Track victories and defeats at any time through stat and leaderboard systems
  • Coordinate with allies using in-game voice communication for a uniquely social Multiplayer Online Battle Arena experience
  • Engage in the continuing conflict over Middle-earth with new guardians to be revealed post launch, with several released in conjunction with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey motion picture to deliver gamers a deeper connection to Peter Jackson's epic film

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[edit] PC Hardware Info


Guardians of Middle-Earth dated for Xbox LIVE, coming one day after PSN version

No longer coming in the fall

Nov 09, 2012, by Lydia Sung | 1 comment
Guardians of Middle-Earth streamlines MOBA and will feel like a console game, not PC port

Taking a chance with a MOBA just for consoles

Oct 18, 2012, by Lydia Sung | 5 comments
Lord of the Rings MOBA 'Guardians of Middle-Earth' hits Xbox 360 in fall, PS3 in December

Available via digital or retail, will use Season Pass

Oct 08, 2012, by Lydia Sung | 0 comments
Guardians of Middle-Earth gameplay trailers cover Arathorn, Hildi, Sauron, and Runsig

Sauron and Hildifons playable at PAX this weekend

Aug 31, 2012, by Lydia Sung | 0 comments
Guardians of Middle-Earth at gamescom introduces Arathorn and Runsig, new Battle Profile trailer

I want a character that is four hobbits in a trench coat

Aug 15, 2012, by Rory Young | 0 comments

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    • Aug 29, 2013 (PC)
    • Dec 4, 2012 (PS3)
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