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MMORPG | Setting: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

  • 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
  • Prince of Rohan Launches

    The latest content update for Lord of the Rings Online has been successfully launched. Called "Prince of Rohan", the new content allows players to continue the storyline started with the Rise of Isengard expansion that launched earlier in 2011. We have some launch day screens in our Lord of the Rings Online gallery. Enjoy!

    Reported on Dec 13, 2011
  • Prince of Rohan Launch Dated

    Turbine has released the launch date for the upcoming content expansion to Lord of the Rings Online. Prince of Rohan will officially deploy on December 12th.

    Reported on Dec 08, 2011
  • The Prince of Rohan Preview

    Lord of the Rings Online players have been enjoying the Rise of Isengard expansion for a couple of months. With the recent Prince of Rohan update, players continue the epic storyline. We have a preview of some of the content players will encounter in Prince of Rohan. Read on and then leave us a comment or two.

    Reported on Dec 04, 2011
  • The Prince of Rohan Content Update Screens

    Turbine has released six new screenshots from Lord of the Rings Online. The screens come via the next patch, Update 6: The Prince of Rohan. The storyline continues the one started in the Rise of Isengaard expansion. Check the screens out in our Lord of the Rings Online gallery.

    Reported on Nov 30, 2011
  • Rise of Isengard & F2P Goodness

    With the recent release of the Lord of the Rings expansion, Rise of Isengard, interest has once again been sparked by Turbine's venerable game. In our latest look at LOTRO, MMORPG.com's Lori May checks out the game, its F2P revenue model and more. Read on!

    Reported on Nov 06, 2011
  • Possible Forum Breach Detailed

    Turbine has posted a new article on the Lord of the Rings Online community site detailing the possible forum security breach and what the team has done to end the issue.

    Reported on Oct 18, 2011
  • Rise of Isengard Launch Interview

    Lord of the Rings Online expanded earlier this week with the Rise of Isengard expansion. To celebrate the launch, MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton had the opportunity to chat with Turbine's Communications Director Adam Mersky and Live Producer Aaron Campbell. Check out what they have to say about LOTRO: Rise of Isengard!

    Reported on Sep 29, 2011
  • Rise of Isengard Patch Notes Now Available

    The full list of patch notes for The Lord of the Rings Online's Rise of Isengard expansion, which launches tomorrow, are now available.

    Reported on Sep 26, 2011
  • The Fellowship Maneuver

    The Lord of the Rings Online team has penned a new developer diary featuring upcoming changes to the Fellowship Maneuver system coming with the Rise of Isengard expansion.

    Reported on Sep 26, 2011
  • Isengard Developer Diary

    Turbine and the Lord of the Rings Online team have released a new video developer diary with a sneak peek at Isengard. It's a terrific look at the zone featured in the Rise of Isengard expansion coming September 27th.

    Reported on Sep 21, 2011
  • White Hand of Saruman Contest Announced

    Folks with a creative bent will want to check out the new Lord of the Rings Online photo contest called "Have You Seen the White Hand of Saruman?"

    Reported on Sep 20, 2011