Parents' Guide to

Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth 2

By Jeremy Gieske, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Good storytelling, average gameplay for teens-up.

Game Windows 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

This title has:

Too much violence
age 9+

Great for almost all ages!

This game is barely considered violent, because their is no blood, corpses disappear almost instantaneously, and the battles are seen from a bird's eye view. Their is no swearing, and no drinking, drugs, or smoking. This is a great game for almost all ages!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (10):

Players will find the storytelling engaging, which is enhanced with cut scenes often taken right from the big screen. But experienced gamers might find the game a bit simplistic and grow frustrated by lopsided battles (thanks to some ultra-strong hero characters). Overall, Tolkien fans will enjoy this bigger, badder version -- which includes larger wars and fun features, like the ability to create a personalized hero.

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