Big Release: Xbox 360 LOTR

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II for Xbox 360 is releasing today. Next-Gen talks to EA about the game's prospects and gauges press reaction.

One good thing about the summer game release doldrums is that when a game is released, there isn't much competing noise to drown out its arrival--a nice advantage for the marketing folks who are trying to get the word out about their game. Case in point, The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II for Xbox 360, which is releasing today.

Yes, this game was released back in March on PC, so the public has already had a taste of the marketing push, but the Xbox 360 version is of special note, being a next-generation console real-time strategy game.

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Marriot VP6179d ago

it got a 90% review, sweet it's shaping up to be a great game.

shotty6179d ago

All the reviews I read said this was a AAA title. Really nice.

TheMART6179d ago

"EA LA said that it realized early on the importance of releasing a demo for BFME2, and will be releasing a demo on Xbox Live later this month. The demo will feature a single player mode as well as online multiplayer over Xbox Live."

That's even better a playable SP and MP demo on live this month!

bumnut6178d ago

why do demos come out after the game?

THE TRUTH6178d ago

Has anyone purchased this game yet? I would like to hear gamers reviews especially on the XBL multiplayer aspects...

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