X360 Wednesday, April 12, 2006 | 1:35 PM

LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth 2 images

LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth 2 images

EA released two new images from Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle-earth, presenting two new maps which we haven't seen in X360 graphics before. The game is planned for a June release.


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Commented on 2006-04-12 14:26:44
Good visuals, i hope the game is easy to control
Commented on 2006-04-12 14:57:56
I like this game on Pc, maybe buy this on X360
Commented on 2006-04-12 15:00:01
Its a 7/10 game on pc for me,im not getting this O_o
Commented on 2006-04-12 15:02:49
RTS is a tired genre - one I've never really enjoyed too much since AoE - but it's fairly new to the console scene so it should be interesting to see how it plays. Nevertheless, I just prefer my strategy to be turn-based.
Commented on 2006-04-12 19:10:47
RTS's on consoles just don't work.
Commented on 2006-04-12 19:35:36
Pfffft NOT.
Commented on 2006-04-12 19:38:38 In reply to LEBATO
Posted by LEBATO
RTS's on consoles just don't work.
How wrong you are. Read this IGN preview. (which isn't the only preview that praises the controls on the 360)

http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/697/697552p1.html

"Controlling the factions is, in all honesty, incredibly easy and intuitive -- more so than you'd think."

"I got hold of the controls while visiting EA Monday and I instantly was able to do everything"

"For a PC gamer who's trained him or herself on the PC controls, the Xbox 360 controls are simply a matter of re-training and re-mapping your fingers to the smooth white controlle and getting used to them."

"I could spend 24 hours trying to convince you these controls were the greatest ever, but what will really convince you? Simply seeing them in motion or doing it yourself. Both Dan Adams, a veteran RTS player on PC and I, a former RTS player, were instantly able to pick the game up and move."
Commented on 2006-04-12 23:04:13
Interesting, I'd like to see some vids showing the control(s) in action... I'll reserve judgement until then.
Commented on 2006-04-13 09:48:54
why is it when i click the pics nothing happens?

i used to be able to view the pics at this site, whats changed?
Commented on 2006-04-13 21:24:45 In reply to All_Action_Hero
Posted by All_Action_Hero
why is it when i click the pics nothing happens?

i used to be able to view the pics at this site, whats changed?
http://www.xboxyde.com/forum_11_9618_1_en.html

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