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

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
Misc
82
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3.9
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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 Or perhaps you want to create a villain?
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II Windows If you play any of the two story-driven campaigns included in the game (there is a good and an evil one), the plot is told with pictures, cut-scenes, and voice-overs.
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 When you play evil, you finally get a chance to crush those pesky elves!

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

PC Powerplay Mar 01, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Level Apr, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Mar 02, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 03, 2006 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Mar, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2006 8.25 out of 10 82
JeuxVideoPC.com Mar 13, 2006 16 out of 20 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 03, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Yahoo! Games Mar 01, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Joystick (French) Mar, 2006 8 out of 10 80

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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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