Brad Webster from Capsule Computers writes:
"Lord of the Rings is a huge franchise by Warner Brothers that stretches all the way from the universally recognised and acclaimed trilogy, to countless pieces of merchandise and of course across many games that try to show off their own takes on Tolkien’s well loved universe. Guardians of Middle-Earth is one such game by developer Monolith Productions and is a tie-in to the soon to-be-released The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Is this top down multiplayer online battle arena game an in depth brawler or merely a shallow cash-in for the sure-to-be blockbuster movie? Let’s find out below."