The Lord of the Rings: War in the North for PC
PC - Windows

The Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Nov 1, 2011
7.30
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Average
2637th of 38513

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About this game

Developer: Snowblind Studios
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Unseen lands from the world of Middle-earth are awaiting in this visceral action-adventure RPG. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North is set against the backdrop of the famous trilogy, yet forges its own distinct path with a new story and an exciting take on the popular genre. It gives players the unique opportunity to explore previously untold stories in the realm of Middle-earth during the journey of the ring. Innovative cooperative gameplay pits you and your friends against the dark forces of Middle-earth.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS:Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Processor:Intel Core2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD 64 X2 4400
  • Memory:2 GB RAM
  • Graphics:2006 or later GeForce 8600 or Radeon HD 2600
  • DirectX®:dx90
  • Hard Drive:10 GB HD space
  • Sound:100% DirectX 9 compatible Audio Device

Critic Reviews

8 Reviews
6.88
Zack ReeseNov 05, 2011
Snowblind has always had a solid pedigree of top-notch action RPGs, and War in the North can be recognized as another solid piece of craftsmanship. Top notch art direction with great set pieces, beautiful sound design, intense combat situations, and plenty of hours of gameplay (including a New Game + feature that constitutes higher difficulty levels) amalgamate into a fun piece of work well worth experiencing, even if the game has a habit of dragging on a little too long and the combat can get monotonous.
Greg TitoNov 07, 2011
Snowblind Studios delivers an experience that will satisfy even the staunchest Tolkien purist, and playing through the new story with your friends is fun even though the action and UI is not as impressive as the lore
Chris J CapelDec 23, 2011
If only the single-player wasn’t so easy, the story was so uninvolved, the characters so frickin’ dull and the gameplay didn’t get predictable halfway through. Nevertheless it’s a comfortable Action RPG that makes up for its shortcomings with addictive fun, cool three-player co-op and a goddamned giant talking eagle. Just push a few boundaries and hire a scriptwriter next time Snowblind, please.

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