The lights are on
Warner Bros. and Monolith have released the debut trailer for Guardians of Middle-earth, a day after it was revealed. The CG trailer is a nice bit of fanservice, even though it won't be reflective of the actual game. At all.
In the clip, Gandalf and company square off against Sauron and his pals on a bridge. It's all very exciting stuff, especially if you miss Orlando Bloom.
Guardians of Middle-earth is a five-on-five action strategy game in the style of DotA or League of Legends. It's coming this fall on XBLA and the PSN. Stay tuned for more coverage next week as E3 kicks off.
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This trailer is cool looking but if I had never heard anything else on this game I would have assumed it was hack and slash style, not strategy.
Love me some LOTR
Definitely conjures images of LoTR Conquest in my head what with the glowing weapons and hero vs. hero combat. It's a shame that the actual gameplay will most likely be nothing like this. Still looks fun though...I'll be keeping my eye out for this one in the fall.
Ok so the dwarf is now Thor, Gollum can now somehow fight someone like Gandalf, and Sauron looks nothing like he did in the films (assuming that's him) despite Gandalf and Legolas being picture-perfect. What is going on here?
Somehow I don't think this is what Tolkien imagined
please don't suck please don't suck please don't suck
Trailer is cool. My expectations for the game are just as low as before.
Neat trailer, though if it's an action strategy game I can see why the trailer really isn't like the game at all. Also odd that Gollum is trying to directly take on Gandalf . . . that's kind of a lopsided fight. Still a neat trailer though. Yeah, glowing weapons don't really mesh with the established LOTR universe, but they sure are awesome :-)
Looks pretty cool, but I think this is going to do too well. I hope it does because LOTR needs a good franchise.
I don't know how well the game will turn out, but the trailer was awesome.
lets be real is anyone gonna play as gollum