Games developer, Turbine has announced The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar, an MMORPG that will be based on the books of J.R.R. Tolkien.
The game sets out to recreate Tolkien’s Middle-Earth. Players of LOTR Online will be able to adventure alone or in Fellowships to take on the dark armies of Sauron.
Turbine is thrilled to collaborate with Tolkien Enterprises to bring a compelling, authentic, world-class MMORPG to an audience that spans several generations and includes legions of devoted fans around the world,” said Vijay Lakshman, vice president of production, Turbine, Inc. “We have engaged some of our finest creative and technical teams to deliver rich and diverse gameplay to online enthusiasts and fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s astounding and beloved world.
The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar is expected to make its debut some time next year but will be showcased at E3 this month.