The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
Misc
82
Critic Score
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3.9
User Score
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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 Some of the special powers Mordor can use during a battle.
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 If you play the evil campaign, you get to play as the "Voice of Sauron", and some other villains.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II Windows Use workers to build new structures.

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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Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Feb 20, 2006 91 out of 100 91
PC Action Mar 20, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Level Apr, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 03, 2006 83 out of 100 83
JeuxVideoPC.com Mar 13, 2006 16 out of 20 80
UOL Jogos Mar 22, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania.de Apr 02, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 02, 2006 16 out of 20 80
Game Revolution Mar 15, 2006 B 75

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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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