Electronic Arts is pleased to announce that its upcoming title, The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age has gone gold and is scheduled to ship Nov.2, 2004.
Third Age is a turn-based role playing game (RPG) that lets gamers, playing as all-new characters from Middle Earth, travel in the wake of the Fellowship in a unique structure that allows players to explore their own path while periodically intersecting the major events of New Line Cinema's film trilogy. Traverse through both familiar and seldom-glimpsed locations as you fight to save or destroy Middle-earth in an epic adventure. Encounter the demonic Balrog in the Mines of Moria, defend the fallen city of Osgiliath, or try to destroy Helm's Deep. These choices and many more will confront you as you align yourself with the people of Middle-earth or undertake missions on behalf of Sauron.
The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age was developed by Electronic Arts, Redwood Shores and will be available on will be available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube, and Game Boy Advance (developed by Griptonite Games) under the EA GAMES brand.
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