Using the Lord Of The Rings movie license, The Battle for Middle-earth is a Real-Time Strategy game based upon both the renown literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien, and the film trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Players are given control of enormous armies in the many of the epic battles depicted in the film. From waging all-out combat among the vast forces of good and evil to controlling your favorite heroes and characters to managing the troops and resources of your side, the fate of a living, breathing Middle-earth is in the player's hands.
The first public release of Rise of Rome. Features Rome and Carthage as finished, playable sides, a killer Roman AI, 30 new multiplayer/skirmish maps, and a new soundtrack featuring several original pieces by S.A. Indal.