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EA To Redesign Lord of the Rings RTS For Xbox 360

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by A-n-d-y, 15 Jan 2006.

  1. A-n-d-y

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    The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II is coming to the 360.

    For me this is great news as i love RTS games:)

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  2. Nismo

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    Bah, knowing EA they will just give the characters a 'sweat' effect and add extra light bloom :p
     
  3. A-n-d-y

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    Yeah id rather EA didint make these games but hey it will be the 1st RTS on the 360. :)
     
  4. Baine

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    Although made by EA i was under the impression that the team that make these games are in fact the old westwood crew (C&C series) who were just brought by EA

    EA Publish it
    Westwood (under EA name) Make it
     
  5. A-n-d-y

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    Yeah but its still EA :p

     
  6. ~J~

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    Just been reading about this, looks pretty interesting. If it's anything like the scenes in Kameo with those thousands of trolls, it should be a pretty damn good game.

    Imagine if it's online multiplayer too!!! Just think of building up an army of over 1,000 trolls and letting them loose on your opponent!! :D
     
  7. lordrobs

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    Bah, RTS. I want to see a remake of LOTR:ROTK for some proper 2 player co-op hack-em-up action :D actually imagine it four player co-op over live... that would be emense!
     
  8. A-n-d-y

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    Never played that game tbh, the only LOTR game iv played is the 1st part of battle for middle earth which i had for the pc.
     
  9. lordrobs

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    I was really impressed with it. My mate said it was like a modern day Golden Axe in the way it played :D
     
  10. A-n-d-y

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    Cool now i loved golden axe i may have to look out for a copy of this then :)
     
  11. Tunney

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    The only console-based RTS that ever impressed me was Dune 2 on the Megadrive. It was simple enough that the lack of a mouse wasn't too much of a problem. Every console-based RTS since has left me frustrated with how much effort it is to do even the simplest of tasks.

    Why would anyone with a PC want to play a RTS game on a console? Especially one from EA. :p
     
  12. Bonjour

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    Megalomania on the Megadrive was also pretty darn good.
     
  13. Kainz

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    Now, RTS's are my favourite genre on the pc but how the hell do we play an rts without a ratter? I hope it has rat support that we've not heard about yet, and not some lame EA 'super control with a gamepad system' that turns out to be poor.
     
  14. PinkPig

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    No reason why the game shouldn't support a standard USB mouse, the FFXI beta manages it, I believe.
     
  15. lightbulb

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    Roll on LOTR 2006! lol
     
  16. A-n-d-y

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    Just found 2 shots of the 360 version..

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    Its looking good:)
     
  17. Creature

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    If they really are from the 360 version, then hot damn does it look good :)
     
  18. A-n-d-y

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    They are indeed taken from the 360 version.

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  19. Creature

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    Mmmmm, tasty.