EA to Bring The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers to the PlayStation 2 and Game Boy Advance.Entertainment Editors/Video Game Writers
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One ring to rule them all... EA announces that they will bring The Lord of the Rings(TM), The Two Towers(TM) video games See video game console. to the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and the Nintendo Game Boy(R) Advance.
Based on New Line Cinema's epic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novels, The Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings, The
“feigned history” of the Hobbits; epic trilogy written by J. R. R. Tolkein. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 1013]
See : Fantasy Two Towers games will integrate cinema and gameplay
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To live again. the most memorable movie moments from the first two films, Academy Award-winning "The Fellowship of the Ring" and upcoming "The Two Towers." Both versions of The Two Towers games will be released under the EA GAMES(TM) brand in fall 2002, in conjunction with "The Two Towers" movie.
Middle-earth comes to life in spectacular detail in EA's first "The Lord of the Rings" action adventure game. Both versions will feature action/adventure gameplay and a third-person perspective to enhance the overall experience.
As Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli, players will battle a variety of Orcs and square off against vicious boss monsters including the Cave Troll and Saruman. A tactical gameplay system will encourage players to react quickly and be strategic with their selection of characters, weaponry and combat moves. Set in 16 mission locations, each environment will have a close visual correlation to that seen in the first two films. The game is being co-developed by EA's Redwood Shores Studio and Stormfront Studios Stormfront Studios is a video game developer based in San Rafael, California, and has one of the longest creative histories in the industry. The company has approximately 50 developers working on two teams, and owns all its proprietary engines, tools and technology. .
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The handheld version will allow players to take control of four characters: Aragorn, Legolas, Frodo and Gandalf the Wizard. Over 30 levels per character will challenge each member of the Fellowship, bringing the grand total to over 120 levels in the entire game. Linked play will accommodate two-player multiplayer action via the GBA GBA Game Boy Advance (Nintendo 32-Bit Game Boy)
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GBA Alderney Link Cable. The game is being developed by Griptonite Games Griptonite Games is a developer of handheld video games located in Kirkland, Washington. They are a subsidiary of Amaze Entertainment, a division of Foundation 9 Entertainment. While earlier games bear the Griptonite logo, Griptonite's newer games bear the Amaze Entertainment logo. , an Amaze Entertainment Amaze Entertainment is a video game developer for several video game platforms, with headquarters located in Kirkland, Washington. Amaze has acquired many smaller studios, and it was announced on November 14th, 2006 that Amaze itself was acquired by Foundation 9. Studio.
EA has secured the exclusive worldwide licensing rights to create games based on New Line's epic trilogy. The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers will be the first in an ongoing series of The Lord of the Rings games from EA. Future titles are under development and will be released on multiple platforms Refers to two or more operating environments, which typically include the CPU family and operating system. For example, if versions of a program run on Windows and the Macintosh, the software is said to support multiple platforms. in 2003 and 2004. For more information on EA's The Lord of the Rings games, visit the official product website at: http://lordoftherings.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts, headquartered in Redwood City, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, Electronic Arts posted revenues of more than $1.7 billion for fiscal 2002. The company develops, publishes and distributes software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers and the Internet. EA markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS(TM), EA GAMES(TM), EA SPORTS BIG and EA.COM(SM). More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
About New Line Cinema
Founded in 1967, New Line Cinema is the entertainment industry's leading independent producer and distributor of theatrical motion pictures. New Line licenses its films to ancillary markets including cable and broadcast television as well as to international venues. The company, which is a subsidiary of AOL (A division of Time Warner, Inc., New York, NY, www.aol.com) The world's largest online information service with access to the Internet, e-mail, chat rooms and a variety of databases and services. Time Warner Inc., operates several divisions including in-house theatrical distribution, marketing, home video, television, acquisition, production, licensing and merchandising units. More information about New Line Cinema can be obtained at www.newline.com. For more information about The Lord of the Rings, please go to www.lordoftherings.net.
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