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MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 04/24/07)  | Pub:Midway Games
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download,Retail | Retail Price:n/a | Pay Type:Hybrid | Monthly Fee:$14.99
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Lord of the Rings Online News

Latest Headlines for Lord of the Rings Online

  • 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
  • Mithril Edition Announced

    Turbine has announced the released of the "Mithril Edition" of Lord of the Rings Online that will only be available at GameStop. The new version of LOTRO sports a nifty $29.99 price tag and a bunch of special edition in-game goodies.

    Reported on Feb 28, 2012
  • Buried Treasure Event Announced

    Lord of the Rings Online players will want to check in this weekend for the Buried Treasure Event. During the event, players can complete repeatable quests to earn tokens and items. There are also special event mounts, emotes, cosmetic items, housing decorations and more.

    Reported on Feb 24, 2012
  • Mounted Combat: A PVP Success?

    One of the more exciting features to be announced for the Riders of Rohan expansion to Lord of the Rings Online is mounted combat. This has gotten a lot of players very excited yet some wonder whether it will make it into LOTRO's version of PvP, Monster Play. Read on and then weigh in with your own thoughts in the comments.

    Reported on Feb 14, 2012
  • Channel Your Inner Model

    From February 9th to February 16th, Lord of the Rings Online players are challenged to dress for success in a series of in-game events and contests designed to show off fashion flair.

    Reported on Feb 10, 2012
  • Screenshot of the Week: LOTRO Edition: Winner's Announcement

    We've pored over your many awesome LOTRO screenshots for this week's "Screenshot of the Week," and today we're excited to announce the winning entry!

    Reported on Jan 27, 2012
  • Bringing Riders of Rohan in 2012

    Turbine is ready to talk about the next Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Riders of Rohan. We've got a firsthand look at what players can expect from Riders of Rohan and LotRO in 2012. Check it out!

    Reported on Jan 24, 2012
  • Screenshot of the Week: LOTRO Edition!

    Everyone loves to take screenshots of their favorite games, and we want you to share them with us and the rest of the MMORPG.com community! To that end, we're back with our latest Screenshot of the Week feature this week, and we're looking to give out some cool swag. Some of our SOTWs will be themed to a specific game, and this week is one of 'em! This week, we'll be focusing on The Lord of the Rings Online.

    Reported on Jan 23, 2012
  • The Year In Review

    Lord of the Rings Online Senior Producer Aaron "Rowan" Campbell has written a short note on the official site reviewing 2011 and what it meant to the game. Calling 2011 a "huge year", Campbell reminds players of what has passed and peeks ahead at 2012.

    Reported on Dec 26, 2011
  • New Screens Feature Update 5 Instances

    Turbine has released new Lord of the Rings Online screens showing off new instances included in last week's Update 5: The Armies of Isengard. The screens give viewers a look at the Pits of Isengard, Fangorn's Edge, and Dargnákh Unleashed instances. They are all in our Lord of the Rings Online gallery. Enjoy!

    Reported on Dec 20, 2011