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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
82
4.0
Xbox 360
76
3.5
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Description

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.

Screenshots

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II Windows When you play evil, you finally get a chance to crush those pesky elves!
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II Windows During a session of a "war of the ring game". Buildings can be built in the territories that are under your control.
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 Or perhaps you want to create a villain?

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
  • "Der Herr der Ringe: Die Schlacht um Mittelerde II" -- German title
  • "A Gyűrűk Ura: Harc Középföldéért II" -- Hungarian title

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The Press Says

Christ Centered Game Reviews Windows Feb 15, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Oct 01, 2006 8.6 out of 10 86
Level Windows Apr, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Kombo.com Xbox 360 Jul 20, 2006 8.4 out of 10 84
GameStar (Germany) Windows Mar, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Play.tm Windows May 24, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Xbox360Achievements Xbox 360 Aug 19, 2007 78 out of 100 78
Video Game Talk Xbox 360 Jul 27, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox 360 Jul 13, 2006 13 out of 20 65
FZ Xbox 360 Jul 13, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

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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