Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle-Earth II CE
- RATING: T - Teen
- DEVELOPER(S): EA LA
- PUBLISHER: Electronic Arts
- RELEASE DATE: Feb 28, 2006
In The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II, the sequel to the critically acclaimed RTS game The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth you now have the chance to experience all that Middle-earth was meant to be.
Given a new agreement with The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises that grants EA the rights to develop games based on the books, in addition to a separate agreement that allows for games based on the New Line Cinema films The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II will introduce players to depths of the fiction never before explored by EA.
With all new content from J.R.R. Tolkien’s original fiction, delve deeper than ever before and engage in new battles that go beyond the award-winning movie trilogy. Wage war in the North and assume command of the most storied civilizations in all of Middle-earth history–the Elven and Dwarven armies–or fight on the side of Evil with heroes and creatures that have never been seen in The Lord of the Rings films. Defend or overtake never before seen lands such as Dol Guldur, The Misty Mountains, and Mirkwood as you unleash powerful new weapons and abilities–summon dragons, cause volcanoes to erupt, or bring down a cataclysmic lightning strike.
But beware, with greater power comes greater adversity. Your enemies, commanded by a powerful new AI system, possess a greater tactical edge and more powerful spells. Will your armies have the fortitude to persevere?
New races, places, heroes, and battles from books & films
Command all the races of Middle-earth with three all new factions including Elves, Dwarves, and Goblins.
Win the war in the North single-player campaign with all-new story that takes you to places and battles of Middle-earth previously unseen.
Customization, Command, & Control
Build your own landmark castle with fully customizable and upgradeable fortresses and walls.
Create your own hero with all new customized RTS units that are your avatars in-game.
Control battles with all-new enemy AI, melee combat, and flanking, adding unprecedented tactical fidelity.
This special Collector’s Edition also includes:
Exclusive Bonus DVD in High Definition (HD) Mastered in HD for the ultimate high resolution experience on your PC or HD TV
Entire musical score features original music created exclusively for The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II
In-game cinematics and trailers in high resolution and surround sound
“The Making of The Battle for Middle-earth II”: The story of the team behind The Battle for Middle-earth series including never before seen videos and exclusive interviews with key development team members
“The Art of the Game”: The ultimate collection of artwork created for the game, including hundreds of cinematic paintings and key pieces of concept work
Exclusive In-Game Content. All new fire-breathing Dragon on the battlefield, this impressive unit can only be controlled by players who purchase the Collector’s Edition
Special graphic treatment for “create-a-hero” units identify Collector’s Edition gamers during on-line play
Multiple exclusive maps including signature locations from The Lord of the Rings films, such as Weathertop and Argonath
Two-sided, 11-by-17-inch Exclusive Campaign Map Poster
Gorgeous high resolution map of Middle-earth created exclusively for the game–“Good” side lists out all the campaign locations from the good campaign while the “Evil” side lists out its campaign locations and descriptions
The perfect companion piece while playing the Good or Evil game missions
A rebate coupon for savings on a new NVIDIA graphics card