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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 Different units have different weaknesses and strengths.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Windows Treebeard and the ents can throw giant boulders. They are very effective against enemy buildings.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Windows Galadriel using one of her special abilities, creating a tornado.
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
  • "指环王: 中土战争 II" -- Chinese spelling
  • "Властелин колец: Битва за Средиземье II" -- Russian spelling
  • "Władca Pierścieni: Bitwa o Śródziemie II" -- Polish title
  • "Ringenes Herre: Kampen om Midgard II" -- Norwegian title
  • "Ringarnas Herre: Slaget om Midgård II" -- Swedish title
  • "Le Seigneur des Anneaux: La Bataille pour la Terre du Milieu II" -- French title
  • "Il Signore degli Anelli: La Battaglia per la Terra di Mezzo II" -- Italian title
  • "เดอะลอร์ดออฟเดอะริงส์: แบทเทิลฟอร์มิดเดิลเอิร์ธ II" -- Thai spelling
  • "Der Herr der Ringe: Die Schlacht um Mittelerde II" -- German title
  • "A Gyűrűk Ura: Harc Középföldéért II" -- Hungarian title

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IGN Mar 02, 2006 9 out of 10 90
PC Action Mar 20, 2006 90 out of 100 90
1UP Mar 09, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Level Apr, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
ActionTrip Mar 06, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Fragland.net Jul 07, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 03, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Yahoo! Games Mar 01, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Factornews May 02, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2006 Unscored Unscored

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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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Corn Popper (69396) added The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II (Windows) on Aug 16, 2006
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