Guardians of Middle-Earth is an upcoming multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed by Monolith Productions
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have revealed new characters for the upcoming title Guardians of Middle-Earth. These characters include Aragorn's father, Arathorn, and Runsig, who works in service of the Witch-king of Angmar.
In Guardians of Middle-Earth, gamers team up as the most powerful heroes from the greatest fantasy epic of all time, bringing up to ten players together in a competitive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game.
Featuring tie-ins to the upcoming film, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', the game allows players to develop and master more than 20 iconic characters. Play as Gandalf, Gollum, Legolas, Sauron and more, forming memorable and unlikely alliances with and against friends. Gamers will have the ability to connect with other players via an in-game voice communication system, as well as access to a comprehensive online stat and leader board system where they can track friends' victories and defeats, and more.
The game will be available December 2012 in select retail stores and via download for Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network. It has been rated "T for Teen" by the ESRB.