The Lord of the Rings from the legendary J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the greatest stories of all time. It is set in a fantasy world rich with history, colourful characters and an unparalleled storyline, thus making it ideal for adaptations. We have read the book, seen the movie, now it is time to play the game.
The latest character to be added to the game is none other than the ring bearer himself, Frodo Baggins.
As one of the bravest and most famous Hobbits in Middle-earth history, Frodo Baggins joins the battle and is the newest playable Guardian in Guardians of Middle-earth.
Frodo Baggins is an exceptionally famous Hobbit, best known as the ring-bearer during the Quest for the Ring. As an instrumental member of the Fellowship of the Ring, Frodo’s role in the defeat of Sauron during the War of the Ring made him one of the most famous Hobbits in the history of Middle-earth. He later joined the Elves in Aman to rest peacefully until the end of his days.
Frodo’s Gameplay Abilities
- Class: Striker
- Heavy Burden: Gains stealth at the cost of his health
- Light of Earendil: Blinds and stuns nearby enemies
- Mithril Mail: Frodo briefly shields himself and gains resistances
- Sting’s Bite: Damages and slows an enemy
In Guardians of Middle-earth, gamers team up as the most powerful heroes from the greatest fantasy epic of all time, bringing up to 10 players together in a competitive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game. Featuring select characters from the film, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey", the game allows players to develop and master more than 20 iconic characters. Play as Gandalf, Gollum, Legolas, Sauron and more, forming memorable and unlikely alliances with and against friends. Gamers can connect with other players via an in-game voice communication system, as well as access to a comprehensive online stat and leader board system where they can track friends’ victories and defeats, and more.
Frodo Baggins DLC will be available on PlayStation Network and on Xbox LIVE Arcade.
Source: Games Press
Check out the Frodo Baggins launch trailer.
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