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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 Setting up a skirmish 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 I have amassed a large army of goblins. Now is the time to strike at the enemy!
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Windows Zoomed in on the battle.

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 Other UK Windows cover art - CMYK
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Magazine Advertisement
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II Concept Art

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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 Powerplay Windows Mar 01, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Kombo.com Xbox 360 Jul 20, 2006 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpy Xbox 360 Jul 07, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pro-G Xbox 360 Jul 18, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Joystick (French) Windows Mar, 2006 8 out of 10 80
UOL Jogos Windows Mar 22, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Xbox 360 Aug 03, 2006 78 out of 100 78
Game Revolution Windows Mar 15, 2006 B 75
FZ Xbox 360 Jul 13, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Jul 14, 2006 C+ 58

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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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