By Leo Stevenson
GAME NAME: Guardians of Middle-earth
DEVELOPER(S): Monolith Productions
PUBLISHER(S): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
PLATFORM(S): PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade
GENRE(S): Multiplayer Online Battle
RELEASE DATE(S): 5 December 2012
Yesterday we brought you the news that Nori, a character from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey would be playable in the upcoming Guardians of Middle-earth. Today we are delighted to announce that Guardians of Middle-earth will be available for download from the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live 5 December 2012. Not only that, but PS3 owners will be able to purchase a PlayStation Network voucher from retailers which will allow them to redeem a code to download the game. Purchasing the voucher from a retailer comes with added benefits including;
- Pre-paid, discounted access to the digital content offered post-launch; and
- The "Season Pass" for DLC.
DLC is set to include additional maps, a new gameplay mode and additional characters, both good and evil, some of which will be based on key characters in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Purchasing the PS3 version from a retailer comes with a game case which will feature the box art seen below.
Guardians of Middle-earth will be available 5 December for PS3 and Xbox 360.
Are you ready to guard "Middle-earth"?