The Lord of the Rings: War in the North‘Prepare For War– Weapons’ Video Available

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Snowblind Studios invite you delve deeper into the weaponry of the upcoming 2011 video game The Lord of the Rings: War in the North with a new action-packed video.

The video reveals the in-game fellowship of three fighting fearsome foes– from colossal spiders to towering trolls– showcasing the variety of weaponry available to the heroes along with a few comical endeavours from the Snowblind team.

From staffs and battle-axes to swords and arrows, the team at Snowblind is creating a wide cache of armaments for players to use in their fight to protect the fate of Middle-earth. Combat Designer, Ian Scott, explains the goals of weapon design, as they create armaments geared to inflict maximum damage on enemies that look cool, feel great during combat, and fit seamlessly into the world of Middle-earth.

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The Lord of the Rings: War in the Northis an intense Action RPG video game based on the renowned works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Through innovative online, interdependent co-op play for up to three players who form their own Fellowship, the game breaks new ground as the first The Lord of the Rings video game to embrace the gritty and brutal reality of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Exploring previously unseen lands, storylines and characters as well as those familiar from past feature films, gamers experience expansive co-op gameplay and upgradeable weapons, character customization and development, skills and special abilities.  Gamers must play together or perish as they work to defeat Sauron’s forces in the North. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North will be available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Games for Windows.

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