War-Hardened Dwarf ‘Glóin’ will be striking ‘Guardians of Middle Earth’ on XBLA today, with Playstation Network soon to follow.
As one of the 12 dwarves who accompanied Thorin Oakenshield to reclaim Erebor and father of Gimli, Glóin joins the epic character roster in Guardians of Middle-earth, with Season Pass holders set to receive two more Guardians in the coming months, and more to come as well.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions also released new character art, bio, and ability details about playing as Glóin, whose abilities include using fire to attack enemies and stunning foes with a swift blow of his mighty axe.
Also, for a limited time PlayStation Plus members can download Guardians of Middle-earth for free between Feb. 4 through March 4, 2013.
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. Now available at select retail stores and via download for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network.
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