Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment releases the Official Fellowship Trailer delving into the events and characters which chart the path of turmoil, depicted in the upcoming 2011 video game, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North. In the face of an ancient evil rising from the shadows, players will form the beginnings of a Fellowship vital to the continued defence of Middle-earth.
Bringing together both familiar and new characters, Snowblind Studios takes one-step further to expand The Lord of the Rings franchise to a new audience. As Sauron gathers power, the cruel master of dark sorceries Agandaur stands to crush all those that dare oppose him in the North. Three bright flames of courage emerge to challenge him. To protect their people, their lands and all of Middle-earth, this Fellowship of three must unite and fight as one. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North weaves captivating action into a deep and emotional story, taking players on a journey to these unexplored regions of Middle-earth. Only those who do not seek glory, who do not seek power, those who fight to stem the onslaught in the face of darkness will prevail.
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The Lord of the Rings: War in the North is an intense Action RPG video game based on the renowned The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Through innovative online, interdependent co-op play for up to three players who form their own Fellowship, the game breaks new ground as the first The Lord of the Rings video game to embrace the gritty and brutal reality of Middle-earth. Exploring previously unseen lands, storylines and characters as well as those familiar from The Lord of the Rings film and literary trilogy, gamers experience expansive co-op gameplay and upgradeable weapons, character customization and development, skills and special abilities. Gamers must play together or perish as they work to defeat Sauron’s forces in the North. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North will be available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Games for Widows.