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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II, the sequel to The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth, follows the lesser known story of the War of the North, which took place at the same time as the trilogy. EA makes use of Tolkien's other works, giving players with nearly all of the author's mythos.

In this game, the Good and Evil sides have been divided into races: you can now control Elves, Dwarves and Men of West (on the Good side) and Isengard, Mordor and the Goblins (on the Evil side) independently. Still of vital importance are the heroes. The game also allows you to make your own custom hero units - including role, appearance and powers. New to Battle for Middle Earth II are naval units and naval combat.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II Windows In the process of destroying the Shire *evil laughter*.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II Windows If you come across Gollum, you can take the ring from him. With the ring in your possession, a very powerful hero becomes available for recruitment. Sauron if you are evil, Galadriel if you are good.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II Windows In the process of building a base with the Mordor faction. I have just recruited some new orcs.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II Windows Main menu

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Alternate Titles

  • "魔戒:中土戰爭Ⅱ" -- Taiwan spelling
  • "Властелин колец: Битва за Средиземье 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "Władca Pierścieni: Bitwa o Śródziemie II" -- Polish title
  • "Le Seigneur des Anneaux: la Bataille pour la Terre du milieu 2" -- French title
  • "Il Signore degli Anelli: La battaglia per la Terra di Mezzo II" -- Italian title
  • "Der Herr der Ringe: Die Schlacht um Mittelerde II" -- German title
  • "A Gyűrűk Ura: Harc Középföldéért II" -- Hungarian title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpot Windows Mar 02, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
TalkXbox Xbox 360 Aug 13, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
Yahoo! Games Windows Mar 01, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Mar 02, 2006 16 out of 20 80
GameSpy Xbox 360 Jul 07, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pro-G Xbox 360 Jul 18, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gamesmania.de Xbox 360 Aug 07, 2006 76 out of 100 76
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Xbox 360 2006 B 75
FZ Xbox 360 Jul 13, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Factornews Windows May 02, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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Online Servers

Electronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Windows version on 31st December 2010 and for Xbox 360 version on 11th January 2011.

Awards

  • Computer Games Magazine
    • March 2007 - #3 Game of the Year
  • Games for Windows Magazine
    • March 2007 - #7 Game of the Year
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 03/2007 – #2 Strategy Game in 2006 (Readers' Vote)

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