X360 Wednesday, May 24, 2006 | 3:09 PM

Battle for Middle Earth 2: 3 images

Battle for Middle Earth 2: 3 images

Electronic Arts is the still the most active publisher after this E3, and proves it with these 3 images of Battle for Middle Earth 2.


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Commented on 2006-05-24 15:27:40
Ive never played a lord of the rings game because im not into it, and these screen don,t look that good.
Commented on 2006-05-24 15:36:44
I just got a promotion... so I'll will get this game.
The graphics are acceptable. I have not played an RTS in years, so i guess i will be amazed with by this game.
Commented on 2006-05-24 15:41:12
For a RTS the graphics look fine, above average really. I'm more concerned with how this will control as surprisingly even after E3 there didn't seem to be a lot of write up on if people felt the game was playable on a controller.
I'm looking forward to a new game and I'm hoping BME2 pans out.
Commented on 2006-05-24 15:47:10
But how will it play on a console? A RTS with a controller :S
Commented on 2006-05-24 17:13:05
I can't think of any other 360 RTS's on the horizon!?
Live action should be great too.
Bar absolute crap reviews? I will probably get it.
Commented on 2006-05-24 18:03:40
its for sure we wont be able to use keyboard + mouse?

if they dont let us use it, or give a very very nice control with the pad (very hard as i see it) nobody will buy it

other way, i would surely buy it with keyboard option if they let us use it, rts are the bomb on net, and my pc is a bit old to play it (to be honest i played the first bfme hardly smooth)
Commented on 2006-05-24 18:17:55
I've read over countless sites that they do an excellent job of the controls, so I don't we need to worry that much. As for me, I might pick this game up, depends if I'm bored with my games in July or not.
Commented on 2006-05-24 19:46:23
i have also heard from many players that the games controls are amazing and very impressive

also the graphics are more than good enough for a rts , what do you expect people for the mortar fire to come out the screen.
Commented on 2006-05-24 19:55:55 In reply to B4RR1K4D4
Posted by B4RR1K4D4
its for sure we wont be able to use keyboard + mouse?

if they dont let us use it, or give a very very nice control with the pad (very hard as i see it) nobody will buy it

other way, i would surely buy it with keyboard option if they let us use it, rts are the bomb on net, and my pc is a bit old to play it (to be honest i played the first bfme hardly smooth)
OMG Why have you bought a console if you prefer to play with a mouse + keybord and why haven't you bought a new pc thoug? I think online it will be no problem because everbody has the problem with de controller
Commented on 2006-05-24 22:31:07 In reply to mvdlit
Posted by mvdlit
OMG Why have you bought a console if you prefer to play with a mouse + keybord and why haven't you bought a new pc thoug? I think online it will be no problem because everbody has the problem with de controller
because i dont play just rts? i dont have any problem with the control on any other genre of games, but a rts, I cant think about playing it with the pad, thats why I asked if it was sure there wont be keyb support, or at least, if there was any info about how good the control with pad is.

and if the control with pad sux, everybody at live will sux, but that doesnt make the game better, anyways, im sure theyll make a good control

BTW, i payed 400€ for premium + second wireless controller, with that money, what pc could I buy?
Commented on 2006-05-25 00:37:48 In reply to B4RR1K4D4

BTW, i payed 400€ for premium + second wireless controller, with that money, what pc could I buy?
Not as good as one for games as the 360, that's for sure.
Commented on 2006-05-25 04:07:10
This game looks so awesome! Im sure going to pick it up sometime... but i think im going with the PC version because of all the countless mods that will probably be coming out.

Check out this video(stage show demo) for info on how they will handle the CONTROLS: http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/strategy/battlefor...
Commented on 2006-05-26 15:58:29 In reply to SpazH3d
Posted by SpazH3d
This game looks so awesome! Im sure going to pick it up sometime... but i think im going with the PC version because of all the countless mods that will probably be coming out.

Check out this video(stage show demo) for info on how they will handle the CONTROLS: http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/strategy/battlefor...
thanks, I hadn't seen this gameplay video and it helped describe a lot better how the game would control.
I'm pretty confident I'll be buying this game as I really think the RTS genre is suited to LIVE. My PC is capable of playing this game but I think hanging out on my couch with 5.1 cranked would be awesome.
Commented on 2006-05-26 19:58:17
Looks like the PC with all features on Max. I like the shadows. My 6800GT had the chunky icky shadows, these look pretty :D

I hope it does well, it would be nice to get the RTS genre going on the consoles.

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