NEWS - Wednesday, July 27, 2005


EA Gets Rings Rights

EA Gets Complete Rings Rights Console fans may have missed it during the recent announcements of Battle for Middle-earth II and Lord of the Rings Tactics, but Electronic Arts has confirmed that it has finally been granted the official rights to develop future videogames based on the highly popular J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy series, The Lord of the Rings. Now if you’re confused it’s understandable, as EA has been already been publishing games inspired by the franchise since 2001 -- the hitch is, that up until now, Electronic Arts was only allowed to develop titles based on the New Line Cinema movie series and not the books themselves. This announcement means that future Lord of the Rings titles will look like the films but feature content that was previously only seen in the novels. "Now that we are expanding our Lord of the Rings universe to encompass Tolkien’s books, we’ll be able to combine the visual impact of the films with those complex stories," said Steve Gray, Executive Producer of The Lord of the Rings Tactics at EA. "The RPG genre, in particular, is a great medium for story telling. We are delving into unexplored depths of Tolkien’s works to deliver new, compelling, and immersive experiences." Though the aforementioned Tactics and Middle-earth 2 games have been confirmed under the new agreement, no console titles that take advantage of it have to be revealed. Should that change at any time, however, we’ll keep you posted.
Source: http://www.ign.com

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 48,700
Forum Posts: 725,917
Xbox One Titles: 2,791
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,027
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 15,624
Screenshots: 34,037
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News







Torchlight III Now Available

Torchlight III Now AvailableTorchlight III, the light-hearted and fast-paced dungeon crawler, has officially launched, bringing back signature mechanics that defined the series, like hack’n’slash combat and the beloved pet system.


See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
3 Replies, 878 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 766 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 5024 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 26916 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 26983 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 23056 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
6 Replies, 39326 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 23052 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 49051 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 52786 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 87901 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 60363 Views

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
4 Replies, 74007 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada October, 2018 Play date info thread.
Post by Kiesey
2 Replies, 18821 Views

2 Giveaways! Bridge Constructor Portal AND Tempest 4000!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 17485 Views

© 2000-2020 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics