The winds of change are blowing through Middle-earth, and unsettling developments are forcing its inhabitants into action. Some have turned a blind eye, unaware of the events in distant lands, and others have been actively but distantly observing the developments. Yet the time is approaching when all the inhabitants of the Middle-earth will play a role in its future, willingly or not. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, an epic multiplayer action/RPG video game based on the renowned novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. Breaking new ground as a mature RPG video game set in Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North advances the RPG paradigm through innovative online, interdependent co-op play for up to three players who form their own Fellowship to fight Sauron's forces in the North. In The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, you can become a hero in the great battle of the North as part of the epic War of the Ring. Exploring unseen lands, story elements and characters from Middle-earth as well as elements familiar from past feature films, you will experience extensive character customization and development, expansive co-op game play options and upgradeable weapons, skills and special abilities.