The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War confirmed for mobile

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With multiple games based on JRR

Tolkien

’s The

Lord of the Rings

series and other tales in the History of Middle-earth being released over the last decade for PC and console, it was only a matter of time before a full-fledged Middle-earth adventure was announced for mobile. This time it is The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War, a mobile strategy game by NetEase and

Warner Bros

. Interactive Entertainment. The mobile game is set in The Third Age of Middle-earth, and “will feature iconic characters and locations from the original trilogy”, as per WB Games. WB Games tweeted about this.

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with NetEase, Inc. on the mobile game development of The Lord of the R… https://t.co/2GCHC4GfWC

— WB Games (@wbgames) 1592242820000

Speaking of iconic locations, the grand Minas Tirith carved inside Mount Mindolluin, also known as the White City can be seen in the image shared with the tweet. The setting is redolent of the siege of Gondor by Sauron’s forces after which the Battle of the Pelennor Field takes place, with the charge of the Rohirrim routing the orc army from Mordor. In the image, the Nazguls and the siege weapons of the Mordor orcs can also be seen. Since it is a strategy game, the online multiplayer option would be a hot one for all the

LOTR

and Tolkien enthusiasts around the world, if it is there. The release date for the game has not been confirmed yet.
The last great Lord of the Rings strategy game series was EA’s Battle for Middle-earth one, with the second installment, the Battle for Middle-earth 2 and its expansion pack Rise of The Witch King, being highly acclaimed in multiplayer. Amazon is reportedly working on its own

Lord of The Rings game

. An action-adventure game called The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is also in the works by German game studio Daedalic Entertainment.

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