J.R.R. Tolkien imagined a violent battle, and you will bloodshed and severed limbs in action RPG The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
. The new 'Brutal Combat' trailer uses gameplay footage to demonstrate the gritty and brutal reality of Middle Earth.
We invite you to experience battle as J.R.R. Tolkien imagined it; where blood-stained swords and blood-soaked battlefields pave the way on your quest to save Middle-earth. A well-placed arrow sears through enemy chests, and skilfully timed swords tear limb-and head-from body. Even the fearsome battle troll is felled by a well-placed stab through the top of the skull. Now is the time to gather your Fellowship around you and prepare for a bloody good fight...
For those of you who can't view the trailer, here are a few screenshots of battles in the snowy mountains, and they're not using snowballs as weapons:The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
is due to be released in 2011.