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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.

Screenshots

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 Zoomed in on the battle.
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 Or perhaps you want to create a villain?

Promo Images

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Concept Art
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Concept Art
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Magazine Advertisement
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Screenshot

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Alternate Titles

  • "魔戒:中土戰爭Ⅱ" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "指环王: 中土战争 II" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "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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Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 20, 2006 91 out of 100 91
JustPressPlay Windows Mar 16, 2006 8.9 out of 10 89
XBox Front Xbox 360 Aug 14, 2006 87 out of 100 87
411mania.com Xbox 360 Jul 18, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameguru Mania Windows Mar 13, 2006 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic Xbox 360 Mar 27, 2010 B+ 83
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jul 07, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN Xbox 360 Jul 05, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
Pro-G Xbox 360 Jul 18, 2006 8 out of 10 80
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Xbox 360 2006 B 75

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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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