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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 04/24/07)  | Pub:Midway Games
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Lord of the Rings Online News

Latest Headlines for Lord of the Rings Online

  • Riders of Rohan Exclusive Preview

    We spent some hands-on time with the upcoming Riders of Rohan expansion to The Lord of the Rings Online during last week's Wayback Wednesday. Today, we're offering a recap of our experiences during the event in this exclusive preview.

    Reported on Jul 20, 2012
  • Riders of Rohan Closed Beta Begins, Trailer Released

    Mounted combat is coming to The Lord of the Rings Online with the upcoming launch of the game's fourth expansion, Riders of Rohan. Fortunately, for those impatient folk out there, Turbine has kicked off the closed beta for the expansion. Get ready to ride!

    Reported on Jul 19, 2012
  • Warband Screens Released

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released several new screenshots from the upcoming Riders of Rohan expansion. The screens feature warbands, roving groups of mounted monsters.

    Reported on Jul 11, 2012
  • Riders of Rohan 'Sizzles' in New Trailer

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a brand new 'sizzle' trailer to show off Riders of Rohan, the upcoming expansion to LotRO. The video takes a look at the music behind the game and includes an interview with composer Chance Thomas.

    Reported on Jul 05, 2012
  • Concept Art Shows Off Rohirrim NPCs

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a whole bunch of new concept art shots from the upcoming Riders of Rohan expansion. The concept art features Rohirrim NPCs, including townsfolk and other NPCs, as well as the twin Argonath statues along the great river. Check them out in our Lord of the Rings Online screenshot gallery.

    Reported on Jun 27, 2012
  • Rohan Blooms to Life

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a ton of new screenshots from the upcoming Riders of Rohan expansion. All of the screens can be seen in our Lord of the Rings Online gallery. Check 'em out!

    Reported on Jun 20, 2012
  • Behind the Scenes - Riders of Rohan

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have produced a behind the scenes video to show off the creative process behind creating Riders of Rohan. This video highlights some of the work that went into making the live action short as true to the source material as possible and shows a short snippet of some of the new content to come. Enjoy!

    Reported on Jun 13, 2012
  • Riders of Rohan to Launch September 5th

    During E3 this week, Turbine announced that the Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Riders of Rohan, will officially launch on September 5th. The expansion will contain many brand new features to LOTRO including mounted combat as well as a level cap increase to 85.

    Reported on Jun 05, 2012
  • New Screens Show Fornost-Moria Revamp

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released nine new screenshots showing off the overhaul of both Fornost and Moria as well as screens from Methedras, a new free-to-VIPs skirmish. Check them out in our Lord of the Rings Online gallery.

    Reported on May 08, 2012
  • SOTW: LOTRO Anniversary Edition Winner's Announcement!

    We recently partnered up with Turbine for a special Screenshot of the Week contest to celebrate The Lord of the Rings Online's 5th anniversary, and today we're ready to announce our winners!

    Reported on May 01, 2012
  • Screenshot of the Week: Special LOTRO Anniversary Edition!

    This week we have a very special Screenshot of the Week for you! MMORPG.com and Turbine have partnered on this week's SOTW for a special LOTRO 5th anniversary edition with some awesome prizes.

    Reported on Apr 24, 2012
  • Fifth Anniversary Video Dev Diary Released

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a new video developer diary in celebration of the game's fifth anniversary. The video takes a look back at the last five years and how the groundbreaking game came to be. Check it out!

    Reported on Apr 24, 2012
  • Fifth Anniversary Gifts & Festival Rewards

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a bunch of new screenshots showing off the subscriber rewards and festival awards that players will receive in celebration of the game's fifth anniversary. You can see them all in our Lord of the Rings Online screenshot gallery.

    Reported on Apr 16, 2012
  • Anniversary Gifts Detailed

    Turbine is getting ready to pull out all the stops for Lord of the Rings Online and its fifth anniversary. Premium players have received notice of a package of goods they will be entitled to beginning April 16th.

    Reported on Apr 12, 2012
  • Update 6: Shores of the Great River Trailer

    Turbine has released a new trailer from Update 6: Shores of the Great River - The Journey Towards Rohan Begins from Lord of the Rings Online. The trailer shows off some of the new locations players can scout out in the latest update. Enjoy!

    Reported on Mar 12, 2012
  • Shores of the Great River Preview

    Update 6: Shores of the Great River is poised to bring some exciting changes to Lord of the Rings Online. We have an interesting preview of some of these changes today. Read it through and then leave us your thoughts in the comments.

    Reported on Mar 11, 2012
  • Update 6 Screens

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a big batch of new screenshots from Update 6: Shores of the Great River. The new screens show off LOTRO's new Soldier on Landscape feature which allows players to summon a skirmish companion in the field. It also allows players to customize the skirmish soldier to help players to take on every challenge.

    Reported on Mar 07, 2012
  • Instance Finder Being Refined

    A new developer diary has appeared on the Lord of the Rings Online site that details some refinements to the Instance Finder being implemented in Update 6. Originally introduced in Update 5, Leo "Ransroth" Zelevinsky lays out exactly what changes are incoming.

    Reported on Mar 07, 2012
  • Update 6 - Soldiers on the Landscape

    Turbine recently released Update 6 which gives players a lot of new territory to explore in the Great River Region. We've got a preview of what players can expect. Read on!

    Reported on Mar 02, 2012
  • New Explorable Areas Added

    Turbine has announced that seven new explorable areas have been added to Lord of the Rings Online. Players can now head to Thinglad, Parth Celebrant, Eorlsmead, Wailing Hills, Limlight Gorge, Brown Lands and The Rushgore for more adventures.

    Reported on Feb 29, 2012