Lord of the Rings video game on way

By Katie Roberts

December 8th 2008 at 9:55AM
Lord of the Rings video game on way

Pandemic Studios announces Lord of the Rings Conquest will hit shelves in January ?09.

The firm, a division of Electronic Arts has announced the game, suitable for the Xbox 360, Playstation, PC and Nintendo DS platforms.

In a partnership with New Line Cinema and the Saul Zaentz Company, the game is created by the team behing Star Wars Battlefront titles.

General Manager of Pandemic Studios, Andrew Goldman said: “We have been working hard to create a ‘The Lord of the Rings’ experience like no other and we are excited to finally confirm the launch of The Lord of the Rings: Conquest to The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars Battlefront fans alike.”

Josh Reshnick, co-general manager at the firm added: “Players will finally be able to fight through Middle-earth along the frontlines of good or evil.”