Electronic Arts has announced that it has acquired the rights
to develop games based on the "Lord of the Rings" book series. This is in addition to rights it holds for titles derived from the recent hit movies. The company is already working on two new games in the series.
Electronic Arts today announced development
of The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II. EA promises "to introduce players to depths of the fiction never before explored in an EA game."