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A beautiful and exciting romp through Tolkein's creation

Advantagesvery playable, immerses you in Tolkein's Middle-Earth, advanced base-building, custom heroes

Disadvantagesmodel skins can be shiny and cartoony, on a console it does not shine as brightly as on PC

"In my opinion the greatest strength of this game lies in the skirmish mode. Here you can create the battles that you dreamed of while watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy, with inticate and exciting base building and area based resource gathering , these battles can be vast engagements between whatever armies and races you choose and are often extremely enjoyable and thoroughly replayable. However, the story line is also enjoyable (even if it does ..." Read review
26.03.2012

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Community Level 3havanna

havanna

EA attempt at a pc to 360 RTS conversion not bad

AdvantagesOnly one of it's type at moment on Xbox 360

Disadvantagesframe rate ingame a bit dodgy

"The Battle for Middle Earth 2 was one of my most eagerly awaited purchases to buy for the 360 , In the era of the RTS - real time strategy , EA created the game based on the Epic Lords of the Rings Trilogy. The game is not based on the books I have read or the Movie's I have seen. The game is based on good and evil each is given a long introduction that goes from movie into gameplay smoothly and effectively. What I noticed upon first playing was ..." Read review
17.11.2006

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Community Level 1leel1985

leel1985

The Hidden Battle For Middle Earth

AdvantagesVaried Armies, game types and graphics

DisadvantagesCan get slow with large armies in play

"...allows you to be both the good and the evil forces from tolkien's world, and it takes part at other battles not in the original book. There are 6 armies for you to control, Dwarves, Men of the West and Elves on the good side and Goblins, Mordor and Isengard for the evil side. Each army contains a variety of units including Riders of Rohan, Elven Archer, Mountain Trolls, Dwarven Seige weapons and many of the heros featured in the movie including ..." Read review
21.01.2007

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Community Level 1decel3000

decel3000

Lord Of The rings Battle for newearth xbox 360

AdvantagesThe longetitivity, easy controls

DisadvantagesSlowdown in big fights,

"...Now you can Lord of the rings battle for middle earth is one of the best rts games ive played. With 16 campaign missions from good to evil. A skirmish mode. But the best bit is the xbox live multiplayer. Battle with a friend to see who is the best commander or team up and defeat many other commanders around the world. Choose from one of the 6 different factions all requireing different strategies. This will keep you coming back for more as you will ..." Read review
01.07.2007

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