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Has it really been five years since Turbine took the world's most beloved fantasy world and transformed it into a massively multiplayer online game adored by a handful of players until it went free-to-play? Well I sure hope so; otherwise this post is pretty pointless.
Well, actually, one does if one is Wes Burt, concept artist at Massive Black, whose recent work for Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online is well worth sharing.
Lord of the Rings Online will be debuting a new expansion year that raises the level cap to 85, and rolls out new encounters based on key events in the Tolkien epic's fiction. Warner Brothers Interactive says that Riders of Rohan will be twice as big as the MMO's Rise of Isengard add-on. True to its name, Riders of…
Turbine, developers of Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online, have sent out an email this evening warning users that the studio's forum accounts may have been compromised.
Jordan Wayne Long is preparing for his summer vacation- seven days, locked in a crate, traveling from Bald Knob, Arkansas to Portland, Oregon. Yes, you read that right.
In a podcast, the developers of Lord of the Rings Online said that the switch over to a freemium play model has already tripled the revenue coming in from the MMO.
Starting this fall Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online will be free to play. The game will make its money by selling thousands of "convenience" items as well as expansion packs, premium content, additional character slots, potions and character customization. Beta kicks off on June 16.
Turbine marks three years' worth of plunging players headlong into the magical world of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth with discounts for folks who'd like to stick around a little bit longer.
Warner Bros. video game family grows again today, as does the its ownership of things that fall under The Lord of the Rings brand, with the acquisition of developer Turbine, maker of The Lord of the Rings Online.
Ever since World of Warcraft launched, subsequent MMOs usually (EVE aside) go a little something like this: they launch, they do OK, then numbers slide, then they disappear. Not so for Lord of the Rings Online.
Turbine does amazing things to the elven realm Lothlórien, in the first free content update of The Lord of the Rings Online since the Mines of Moria expansion.
Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine confirmed that they are working on a new massively multiplayer online game that will sell in-game items for cash.
Turbine has just announced a distribution deal with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to get their upcoming Lord of the Rings Online expansion Mines of Moria into the hands of hungry fans, simultaneously dropping details on the various forms the expansion will take when it hits this fall. The game will come in…