lord of the rings

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Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth gets its first bit of gameplay in new trailer

Though still no full launch date in sight. The EA published The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth has received its first gameplay trailer, showing off the turn-based, mobile game in action. First announced back in May, Heroes of Middle-earth was revealed as a character-collecting RPG, but no gameplay was shown at the time, just a single piece of concept art. Now, as revealed at GameSpot Swipe, the game has finally been shown in action, with the game’s art director Chris Salazar going into some detail. Interestingly there is a new ring that’s been added to the universe, which…

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Lord of the Rings, Killing Floor and more gobbled up by Embracer Group

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The industry ultra conglomerate will now be able create new projects in Middle Earth. Embracer Group, known for an ever-growing collection of video game studios and IP, has swallowed up even more as news that Lord of the Rings and Middle Earth has now fallen under the Embracer umbrella. This means that any new games, television shows, or other types of media that release within Tolkien’s world will do so under the giant burning eye of Embracer Group. The higher…

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Amazon cancel their Lord Of The Rings MMO

Amazon’s beleaguered video games division have cancelled another project, this time their MMO based on The Lord Of The Rings. They announced it in 2019 as a collaboration as a Chinese company Leyou, who were then bought by Tencent last year – which apparently caused problems. Now the game is off, and the team are being moved to other projects. Read more

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Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings game

By Stephany Nunneley 17 April 2021 20:33 GMT Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings game due to a dispute with Chinese company Tencent.According to a Bloomberg report, the online RPG based on Lord of the Rings is no longer in development.The game had been in development with Amazon Game Studios alongside the China-based Leyou Technologies Holdings Ltd. since 2019. The latter was eventually purchased by Tencent this past December.New Line Cinema Because contract negotiations fell through between Amazon and Tencent, the game has been canceled, according to people familiar with the matter.An Amazon spokesperson confirmed to Bloomberg that after the…

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Amazon spends “$500 million a year” on its game division and has yet to release a hit – report

Amazon has spent and continues to spend, plenty of money on its gaming endeavors, but it has yet to release a hit and this may have something to do with internal struggles and mismanagement in its gaming division.According to a report on Bloomberg, two sources close to the company state Amazon spends almost “$500 million a year” on its video game division – excluding Twitch and Amazon Luna.However, the spending isn’t paying out, as noted in the report, as the company has canceled Amazon’s a number of titles such as Breakaway and the Overwatch-style free-to-play shooter Crucible, which was released…

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Lord of the Rings Online may be getting a big new update to coincide with the Amazon TV series

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 6 December 2020 15:27 GMT The Lord of the Rings Online MMO title may be getting a far-reaching graphics update by 2022, a new presentation has suggested.According to information presented during an investor’s meeting (thanks PCGamesN), the MMORPG game appears to be in line for a suite of visuals updates to coincide with the launch of Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series.The Lord of the Rings Online publisher, Daybreak Game Company, was mentioned in a large portion of an EG7 investors’ briefing that suggests Lord of the Rings Online will receive “visual and technical updates” on…