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  • Codemasters Online Gaming Announces Attendance at Europe's Largest Fantasy Fair

    This press release gives us lots of details that were released today about the plans Codemaster's has to attend Europe's largest Fantasy Fair.

    Set for North American and European release on April 24th, The Lord of the Rings Online is one of the most highly anticipated online games of 2007. Elf Fantasy, Europe’s largest fantasy fair, will take place just days before release and the Codemasters Online Gaming team will be in full attendance to answer and guide players through one of the world’s most famous fantasy settings —Middle-earth.

    Keep reading to learn more.

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    Mon, Apr 16, 2007
    LadySirse
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar Open its Doors as Early Access Goes Live!

    A press release was issued today to herald the opening of of the Lord of the Rings Online for early access.

    Codemasters Online Gaming are pleased to announce that the wait is finally over for The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ as servers across Europe are switched on for pre-order Early Access.

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more.

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    Mon, Apr 16, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Turbine and Midway Unveil Special Edition for The Lord of the Rings Online

    Turbine has issued a press release today that gives us the details for the special edition of the upcoming Lord of the Rings Online.

    Players can pre-order both the Standard and Special Editions of The Lord of the Rings Online at www.lotro.com/preorder or at select retail stores nationwide. Pre-order customers automatically become Founders of The Lord of the Rings Online and are among the first to experience this fantastic online world based on the Books of J.R.R. Tolkien.

    Read the full press release to learn what this edition will include!

    News
    Thu, Apr 12, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Codemasters Online Gaming Celebrates Its Largest Ever European Pre-Release Campaign as Pre-Order Numbers Reach Unprecedented Heights!

    A press release was issued today that tells us about the pre-order numbers that have been tallied.

    Codemasters Online Gaming today revealed that tens of thousands of players have already pre-ordered the highly anticipated MMORPG The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ scheduled for release on April 24th across Europe.

    Read the full press release to learn more.

    News
    Thu, Apr 12, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Creatures of Middle-earth: Nimwaith

    The official site for Lord of the Rings Online has been updated with another edition of the ongoing Creatures of Middle-earth.

    As the realm of Angmar grew in power under the Lord of the Nazgûl, he commanded that a great citadel be built as the capital of his kingdom. Thus many Angmarim and Hill-men out of Rhudaur were pressed into service to build the city of Carn Dûm, nestled in the Mountains of Angmar.

    Get clicking to learn more!

    News
    Wed, Apr 11, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Game Systems: Fellowship Maneuvers

    The official site for Lord of the Rings Online has updated their site today with the transcripts of last nights dev chat as well as a look at more of the game systems.

    Teamwork in combat is the basis of the Fellowship Maneuver system; the more coordinated your fellowship is, the more powerful the results can be! Fellowship Maneuvers can also be used to make up for gaps in a fellowship's abilities. For example, healing-based Fellowship Maneuvers can be life-savers for a fellowship that doesn't contain a dedicated healer.

    Learn more with just a click.

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    Tue, Apr 10, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Turbine Announces the Beginning of Open Beta!

    An announcement was sent out today but the folks at Turbine letting everyone know that Open Beta has begun!

    It's finally here! We're proud and excited to announce that The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ has entered Open Beta today with our World Tour event! From now until we launch on April 24th, gamers can play the game and experience Middle-earth firsthand. This is a huge milestone in LOTRO's development, and we look forward to seeing everyone in-game.

    Learn more with just a click.

    News
    Fri, Apr 06, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Free World Tour Of Middle-earth for the Lord of the Rings Online Begins Today!
    Over Two Weeks of Free Game Play Leading Up to April 24th Launch

    A press release was issued today to announce the begining of the free tour of the soon to be released Lord of the Rings Online...

    "The only thing better than adventuring in Middle-earth is being able to adventure for free!" said Jeffrey Anderson, president and CEO of Turbine, Inc. "The World Tour is a unique opportunity to try The Lord of the Rings Online for yourself before the game launches."

    Learn more in the rest of the press release.

    News
    Fri, Apr 06, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Dev Diary: Fame and Fortune

    The official site for Lord of the Rings Online has been updated with a new dev diary.

    For those who hear the call of dynamic, unpredictable battle, however, the Ettenmoors is the place to go. This is where battles against living, breathing opponents are fought. Players battle player-controlled Orcs, Wargs and other evil races.

    Learn more with just a click.

    News
    Thu, Apr 05, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Wensday Beta PlayerJournal

    The official site for Lord of the Rings Online has posted this week's beta player's journal. Keep reading to learn aboutthe monster play system.

    With me as an Uruk-blackarrow (the Uruk archer class in monster play), I set out in the Ettenmoors to hunt, joining in with a few people to kill hobbits down in the south. It was a wicked kind of fun to kill those little hobbitses as they ran around and eventually fought back.

    Get clicking to learn more.

    News
    Wed, Apr 04, 2007
    LadySirse
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