After the highly successful movies and a bunch of games based on the stories, JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings franchise hit a sudden stop on its march to victory recently as LotR: The White Council first was rumored to be canceled and then put on hold indefinitely. Luckily, Electronic Arts now announces they renewed their license on the franchise and will be releasing more games.
There was no mention whatsoever of the White Council, but EA did state they are working to release their next project with New Line Cinema and Tolkien Enterprises in 2008. Since White Council was supposedly canned because of quality problems, this mysterious ‘next project’ could just as well be a rebuild from scratch, or even an entirely new game.
Xboxic will be keeping you posted as more info emerges on the “new, in-depth and compelling interactive adventures inspired by the books and movies of The Lord of the Rings.”