Role-playing games come to Middle-earth

Return to Middle-earth in 2004 with the first-ever The Lord of the Rings console RPG. In The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age, discover a deeply immersive Middle-earth as you fulfill new quests and unearth new mysteries. Explore Middle-earth as you build your character from a lowly adventurer into a living legend. Battle Orcs, Mumakil, and the mighty Balrog, picking up devastating weapons and powerful new abilities along the way. Build a party of like-minded fighters to aid you in your quest and fight alongside your favorite heroes and villains from the films. Will you protect Middle-earth from Sauron, or use his powers of evil to burn it to the ground? In The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age, the choice is yours.


  • Choose Between Light and Shadow

    Battle on the side of the Fellowship in its quest to save Middle-earth, or unlock evil missions that allow you to fight on the side of Sauron.

  • Build Your Character

    Customize and upgrade your hero with an in-depth skill tree system, acquiring unique abilities in melee combat, ranged weaponry, defense, magic, and leadership.

  • Free-Roaming Gameplay

    Explore Middle-earth, taking on side quests and discovering special weapons and items to boost your characters.

  • Wide-Open Action

    Experience an innovative turn-based battle system that allows you to fight on horseback or Warg and define the rules of engagement.

  • Middle-earth Authenticity

    Featuring voiceover from the original actors and assets from all three The Lord of the Rings films.