Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions today released the first installment of the new Guardians of Middle-earth Ã¢â‚¬Å“MOBA MasteryÃ¢â‚¬Â video tutorial series. Ã‚Â Each installment examines some of the basics of the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game genre and provides strategies for new or veteran MOBA players as they play Guardians of Middle-earth. This firstÃ‚Â Mastery episode dives into the essentials of Guardians of Middle-earth.
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.Ã‚Â Featuring tie-ins to the upcoming 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.Ã‚Â Gamers will have the ability to 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 friendsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ victories and defeats, and more. Available December 2012 at select retail stores and via download for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network