Did The 2014 MMO Hall of Fame Just Vote On Its Own Game?
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Did The 2014 MMO Hall of Fame Just Vote On Its Own Game?

Segmentnext picks up on some strange PC news. In the third annual MMO Hall of Fame induction ceremony, five games were selected. Some of those are decided by the very people who created them... Read More»
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LOTRO servers back online, Turbine to compensate Premium and VIPs for downtime
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LOTRO servers back online, Turbine to compensate Premium and VIPs for downtime

The LOTRO servers are back online after a longer than planned scheduled maintenance. To compensate players for the downtime, Turbine is giving all Premium and VIP players who have logged into their account in last 30 Days – as of 6:00am EST on February 14 – 250 Turbine points. All VIP players who have logged ... Read More»
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LOTRO – housing revamp, western Rohan, “significant changes” to classes coming in 2013
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LOTRO – housing revamp, western Rohan, “significant changes” to classes coming in 2013

Future plans for Lord of the Rings Online have been outlined in a new prouder’s letter on the official webiste. Written by the MMO’s producer, Kate Paiz said one of Turbine’s goals for the game in 2013 is a housing revamp, and more exploration of Rohan, particularly in the western region. An area in western ... Read More»
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Turbine hires on Ken Rolston as its director of design
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Turbine hires on Ken Rolston as its director of design

Lord of the Rings Online and DDO developer Turbine has hired industry veteran Ken Rolston as its director of design. Rolston has over a decade of lead designer experience, with a resume that includes the Elder Scrolls franchise and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning from 38 Studios. “Ken will lead the vision and the implementation of ... Read More»
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Turbine being sued for patent infringement by Ontario-based firm
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Turbine being sued for patent infringement by Ontario-based firm

Turbine is being sued by Ontario-based web services company Treehouse for patent infringement. The firm claims the Warner-owned studio uses its software for collecting real-time data on user choices in both D&D Online and Lord of the Rings Online. Treehouse claims Turbine’s MMOs “tally the number of times the selected character attribute(s) have been selected ... Read More»
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan landscape screens prep you for mounted combat
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan landscape screens prep you for mounted combat

Riders of Rohan, the mounted combat expansion to Lord of the Rings Online, launches on Monday, and to celebrate the release, Turbine has sent over quite a few landscape shots. Enjoy. ... Read More»
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No Stopping The Lord Of The Rings Details
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No Stopping The Lord Of The Rings Details

Gamesta.com has yet more Lord of the Rings games information. This time, Guardians of Middle-Earth, Lego Lord of the Rings and Lord of the Rings Online all have new info to share... Read More»
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Lord of the Rings Online’s Treasure Hunt is back, time for more Cave-claw hugging
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Lord of the Rings Online’s Treasure Hunt is back, time for more Cave-claw hugging

Lord of the Rings Online’s Treasure Hunt is back, so if you missed out on hugging all the Cave-claws needed on your list, you’re in luck. Players will also be digging for all sorts of cosmetics, a mount, and emotes. New rewards are available this time out as well, as noted in the latest release ... Read More»
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Meet the dangerous Warbands of LotRO: Riders of Rohan
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Meet the dangerous Warbands of LotRO: Riders of Rohan

Turbine has released a set of screenshots showing the elite group of Warbands included with the Riders of Rohan expansion. These elite groups of mounted enemies roam the plains, traveling long distances and can quickly overcome unwary adventurers. Along with the Warbands, anyone can go against these marauders due to the new “open tapping” combat ... Read More»
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Quick shots – LOTRO update 7 screens show nasty snow beasts
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Quick shots – LOTRO update 7 screens show nasty snow beasts

Turbine has released a new set of screenshots for Lord of the Rings Online showing update 7. The new content will include Methedras, the tall wintry peak which lies at the southern end of the Misty Mountains. Players will confront supernatural forces which are striving to stop Rohan and players will join forces with the ... Read More»
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LOTRO Update 7 brings new skirmish, scaleable Fornost instances, Moria restructuring
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LOTRO Update 7 brings new skirmish, scaleable Fornost instances, Moria restructuring

New content is heading to Lord of the Rings Online with Shades of the Past, also known as Update 7. The content will include a new skirmish for levels 70-75 for all group sizes and solo players, and it will be free for VIPs. While a new skirmish is always a welcome addition, Turbine is ... Read More»
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Lord of the Rings Online Anniversary extended through May 9
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Lord of the Rings Online Anniversary extended through May 9

Turbine has announced an extension to the ongoing anniversary festivities for Lord of the Rings Online’s fifth birthday. On the surface, the main draws are the fireworks, racing and bar brawls, but the celebration has also spawned a number of quests and bonuses which are well worth checking out – especially if you’re returning to ... Read More»
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LOTRO anniversary video takes you through five years of development
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LOTRO anniversary video takes you through five years of development

Lord of the Rings Online officially turns five today, even though the MMO has been celebrating the fact since last week. To celebrate even further, Turbine has released a video which takes a look back over the years at the game’s development, change and the various areas of exploration. The anniversary festivities can still be ... Read More»
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Lord of the Rings Online trailer demos Great River areas
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Lord of the Rings Online trailer demos Great River areas

This new trailer gives a peek at the environments to be found in the newly-released update for Lord of the Rings Online. The Great River is the sixth major updated to LotRO, and includes seven new areas and wargs, among other new additions. The update also does a bunch of back-end tweaking ahead of a ... Read More»
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Mitrhil Edition for The Lord of the Rings Online released
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Mitrhil Edition for The Lord of the Rings Online released

Turbine has announced the Mitrhil Edition for The Lord of the Rings Online is now available through GameStop. The game disc. which is the first retail edition of the game to release in three years, includes: the exclusive ‘Steed of the Horse-lords’ Mount; Path of the Fellowship bonus quests which take you from the Shire ... Read More»
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