Turbine Inc., the Massachusetts publisher has announced that they are looking to Codemasters to distribute and operate the online service of [i]Lord of the Rings: Shadows of Angmar[/i]. The agreement puts the distribution, hosting, community management, technical support, and billing for the game in the hands of the UK publisher.
[i]The Lord of the Rings: Shadow of Angmar[/i] is the first and only MMO based upon the Tolkein universe. The game will put players in the role of the heroes of Middle-earth set against the rising shadow in Angmar and Sauron?s campaign to conquer the fictional world. Players can choose from a diverse union of races that are based upon the literature and take on quests solo or form fellowships.
“Codemasters is thrilled to launch [i]The Lord of the Rings Online[/i] in Europe,” said Rod Cousens, CEO of Codemasters. “[i]The Lord of the Rings[/i] is the original source of so much of the fantasy entertainment today and Turbine is recreating the adventure and magic of Tolkien like no other.”
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