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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle For Middle-earth

More Battle For Middle-earth at In this interview Mike Verdu (one of the senior producers) talks about the heroes of the game and you can view new images from the game here. The images are combination of screencaps and concept art.

The Lord of the Rings : The Third Age

EA Games have revealed to that The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age, is going to support more than one player. A new video here, entitled ‘Co-Op Revelation’ explains how this will work and contains new footage of Minas Tirith.

Extended Edition release date announced!

The official site has confirmed that the Extended Edition of ‘Return of the King’ will be released on December 14th, with pre-ordering starting on October 1st. There is also a list of the contents of the 4-disc set, and a group of exclusive desktops to download.

The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age – Updates has some exclusive screencaps for the forthcoming The Third Age game. has posted new screencaps for PS2 and Xbox and at you can view ten new videos.

LotR Trading Game: RotK Anthologies has announced that there will be a third set of anthologies from The Lord of the Rings series. You can view more information here.

View some “spoiler” cards: 1|2|3|4|5

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle For Middle-earth

The official, Battle For Middle-Earth website,, has released a new interview with Dustin Browder, the design director for the forthcoming game.

Happy Hobbit Day!

Today, September 22nd, is Hobbit Day, the birthday of both Bilbo and Frodo. At the start of LotR Bilbo turned 111, “a very respectable age for a hobbit”. Frodo turned 33 and came of age. Click here for some great CoE Hobbit Day eCards to send to your friends.

The Lord of the Rings : The Third Age

At there’s a walkthrough of the second chapter of the first episode of the forthcoming EA game, Lord of the Rings : The Third Age. The walkthrough starts with a fight with the Watcher in the Water and ends at the Hall of Records. There are also some new screenshots from the game which you can view here.

Happy Birthday David Wenham

Today, September 21st, is David Wenham’s birthday. He was born in Australia in 1965 and is 39 years old today. You can read a short bio about David here. In the CoE gallery there are pictures of David here and of David in the role of Faramir here.

Happy birthday David

CoE TV Guide September 19th-26th

Have you ever wondered when your favorite star from Lord of the Rings will be on TV? Now you can know! The CoE TV Guide will list almost all of the shows featuring actors and actresses from Lord of the Rings, and what channel their show will be on (US only). All times EST.