Earlier in the week, we unveiled a new part of the cast and characters of the new series The Lord of the Rings : The Rings of Powerthe next Amazon series scheduled for fall 2022. But another announcement recently revealed that fans of the universe of Tolkien would soon be able to immerse themselves in this fantastic world, and this through a whole new video game.
the return to moria
Entitled The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moriathis new video game developed by Free Range Games should be Exclusive to the Epic Games Store. In a first trailer published just yesterday, we can see that the title will be a multiplayer adventure and survival game which will take place in Tolkien’s Middle-earth.
It is described by the Epic Games Store as being “the only crafting and survival game set in the Fourth Age of Middle-earth, the cult fantasy world imagined by JRR Tolkien”. Discover without delay the first trailer of The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria :
The game is therefore centered on a band of dwarves returning to the Mines of Moriaattempting to rebuild their lost kingdom while defending it against all sorts of dangers. Return to Moria seems strong emphasis on crafting and buildingsince the trailer shows dwarves forging equipment and building walls and other buildings.
According to descriptionplayers will have to “Show determination by rushing into the Mines of Moria, to find its treasures. […] Players will band together to survive, craft, build and explore the legendary sprawling mines. [Ils] will have to be vigilant, for mysterious dangers await them.”
Many factors such as sleep, hunger, body temperature, noise level and resources will then play a vital role in the game. Also, the kingdom will be randomly generated, which means that every adventure will be different, and all expeditions will be playable solo or in teams, online. Moreover, it is possible to play up to eight players online. The game The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria will launch next year, exclusively on PC on the Epic Games Store.
The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria is one of many titles in the growing franchise of the Lord of the Rings. A new RPG based on the Tolkien books, developed by Electronic Arts and Middle-earth Enterprises is currently in production for mobile, titled The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth. No release date has been set yet, but a beta is expected later this year.
Moreover, many fans are also looking forward to the game The Lord of the Rings: Gollum announced for a few years already, a kind of prequel to the story of the ancient hobbit. This action, adventure and infiltration game will allow players to embody Sméagol become Gollum, in his quest to find the One Ring.. And to find out more, discover a first glimpse video game, right here.