The Lord of the Rings Online Summary
Turbine isfor venerable MMO Lord of the Rings Online, shutting down several of its world servers so that each region will only have five worlds to choose between from now on.
Characters currently live on any of the closing servers can be transferred for free, and there's a guide to doing soThere's no time limit for switching servers.
Of all the many colourful characters in Tolkein's fiction, The Hobbit'sis probably one of the ones you'd least want to annoy. Because he could turn into a bear and eat your head.
Now you too can opt for a little ursine transformation if you play Lord of the Rings Online, with the latest update's addition of the new 'Beorning' class.
Fears that MMO developers Turbine were losing their grip on the Lord of the Rings license appear to have been lessened by a post on the LOTRO forums by a community manager that confirms the company has an agreement in place until 2017.
Developers Turbine are not planning any new dungeons or raids for their venerable Lord of the Rings MMO.
Turbine was forced to delay the launch of the Helm's Deep expansion for Lord of the Rings Online as a power failure knocked out their systems. Functionality was quickly restored but issues remain.
The studio is undertaking some "lengthy diagnostic investigations" to figure out how the power failure occurred, and warned some servers will have trouble for a little while.