Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today confirmed that its multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, Guardians of Middle-earth, will be available for PS3 via PlayStation Network on December 4th and for Xbox 360 via Xbox LIVE on December 5th, 2012. In Guardians of Middle-earth, gamers team up as the most powerful heroes from the greatest fantasy epic of all time, bringing up to 10 players together in a competitive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game.
Featuring tie-ins to the upcoming film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the game allows players to develop and master more than 20 iconic characters. You can play as Gandalf, Gollum, Legolas, Sauron and more, forming memorable and unlikely alliances with and against friends. Gamers will have the ability to connect with other players via an in-game voice communication system, as well as access to a comprehensive online stat and leader board system where they can track friends' victories and defeats, and more.