The launch of Riders of Rohan is now less than a month away. Anyone who has played Lord of the Rings Online knows that one of the strongest features of the game is the ongoing storyline. Over the past five years Turbine has managed to craft a story that uses your character as he closely follows the fellowship of the ring, assisting them when you can. They really have managed to create a unique story that is true to the books.
With the release of Riders of Rohan Turbine will continue the ongoing story arc as we watch the fellowship split apart and travel into Theoden’s kingdom. To furher grab your interest we have a batch of screen shots below showing off some new locations as well as locations which should be instantly familiar to Tolkien fans. We also have another brand new developer video talking about the new War-steeds.
Mike's first experience with a console was in the early 80’s when his dad brought home an Atari 400. It wasn’t the greatest gaming machine at the time but it did play a crude version of Pac-Man and it had a keyboard. But, Mike's love for videogames really got started when his friend invited him over to his house to show off his newly acquired NES with Super Mario Bros. Mike had never experienced a game like that before and his friend actually convinced him that jumping into one of the pits would give him a powerup. It was a cruel joke and Mario lept to his death. But from that moment on Mike was hooked.
Mike was originally brought onto the Gaming Trend staff as a PSP editor starting with the god awful Major League Baseball 2K8. Thankfully, these days he reviews much better titles. He also spends an obscene amount of time playing The Lord of the Rings Online with his Dwarf Rune Keeper named McLush and his Warden named Hanton on the Elendilmir server.