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  • Publisher: Glu
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 114.0 MB
  • Version: 1.3.1
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 3 (3)
App description: HD GRAPHICS for iPad!!


From deep within the dark lands of Mordor, Sauron's power grows. Protect Middle-earth from his advancing ranks in The Lord of the Rings: Middle-earth Defense!

Position your Heroes - Aragorn, Gandalf, Legolas and more - and deploy ally units such as Elven Archers or Hobbits to defend strongholds from relentless waves of attacking enemy forces. Upgrade your Heroes to specialize them in one of four categories: speed, attack, range and skill.

In Story Mode, play through 18 levels set in 7 unique 3D environments with story elements based on all three films in the trilogy. Or opt for Challenge Mode, where you'll face endless waves of attackers until youve run out of Battle Hit Points.

Try to best your high score in each environment! The battle for Middle-earth has begun -- stand and defend against the evil of the Dark Lord Sauron.

HD GRAPHICS for iPad A larger view of the battlefield and enhanced graphics enables faster and easier strategic decision-making

- Strategy Defense-style gameplay with expertly crafted 3D environments based on story elements from all three films in the The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, such as Saruman's Tower of Orthanc and The Black Gate of Mordor

GAME CENTER ACHIEVEMENTS Collect 20 achievement-based Trophies to unlock certain characters and environments


STORY MODE: A total of 18 levels set in 7 environments

CHALLENGE MODE: Cycle through 7 environments, defending against wave after wave of attackers, until all your Battle Hit Points have been exhausted

- Position Heroes (towers) such as Aragorn, Gandalf, Legolas, Gimli, and Arwen; and deploy ally units such as Elven Archers, Gondorian Soldiers, Riders of Rohan, and the entire Fellowship of the Ring, including Frodo, Samwise, Merry, Pippin and Boromir.

- Heroes can use special attacks to cause more enemy damage

- Set blockades to create chokepoints for waves of invaders

Twitter - @glumobile

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11-18-2010, 09:43 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: United States of America
Posts: 2,210
gonna wait for price drop on this bad boy..looks good though $10 is tough to swallow

Last edited by mrbass; 11-18-2010 at 09:45 AM.

11-18-2010, 10:02 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: omaha, ne
Posts: 1,463
Originally Posted by mrbass View Post
gonna wait for price drop on this bad boy..looks good though $10 is tough to swallow
ditto. too many other good cheaper games to play for now.
11-18-2010, 10:11 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: E-Troid, the Netherlands
Posts: 396
Looking good...interested....but also waiting for a price drop....
11-18-2010, 10:18 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,575
waiting for a price drop. not going to pay $10 for a tower defense game
11-18-2010, 11:36 AM
"Story Mode: A total of 18 levels set in 7 environments" - That doesn't sound like a heck of a lot to me, for the 6 quid price. I don't want to be just another "waiting for a price drop" poster here, but I'm afraid I am.
11-18-2010, 04:46 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: VIrginia
Posts: 263

I was thinking instant buy, but happy to wait

Where ever you go, there you are...
You had me at universal...
ipad2 & iPhone 5
11-18-2010, 08:09 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 108
One sale to rule them all.
11-18-2010, 11:00 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 841
I'm gonna wait too...

And one IAP to bind them...

I'm an app-oholic! And there's no 12-step program...
IAPs = I Ain't Purchasing, son !
11-27-2010, 02:08 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,442
Everyone waiting for a sale, it's now 50% off - $9.99>$4.99.

Please report back with your findings.

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