With the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
on the way, the folks at Monolith Productions are implementing some of the characters from the movie into their upcoming XBLA title Guardians of Middle-earth
After the recent trailers for the new Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA)
and some of the character profiles
, it is due time for us to introduce a couple more battle-hardened veterans of the fray.Thrain Oakenshield
The father of Thorin Oakenshield, Thrain II, who was exiled from the Lonely Mountain by the dragon Smaug. A powerful warrior, Thrain is able to hold his ground against a great number of foesGothmog
Hammer Throw: Damages and slows enemies with a ranged attack.
Dwarven Valor: Reduce damage and controlling effects.
Lethal Blow: Causes True Damage and Roots enemies.
Durin's Wrath: Reduces resistences and knocks enemies into the air.
The ruthless, confident, and fearless leader of the armies of the Witch-King based in the fortress of Minas Morgul where he conducts all of his strategies of war. Gothmog is a cunning director of the machines of war, such as siege engines and battering rams.
Black Land Banner: Draws enemy fire.
War Machine: Trebuchet that fires at enemies.
Grond's Blow: Rush attack that causes knockup damage and stun.
Rain of Doom: Area attack that damages enemies and structures
Let's check out these two warriors in action.
Guardians of Middle-Earth
will be available on the XBLA December 5th for 1200 MSP along with the season pass
for an extra 1200 MSP.