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  • Summary: The battle for Middle-earth has just begun! PLAY FOR FREE and join thousandsworldwide to drive the Goblin hordes from the lands beyond the Misty Mountainsin The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth! Gandalf, Bilbo, Thorin and thousands of players require your help to pacify theGoblin threat in the new combat strategy game from Kabam. Play as an Elf or aDwarf, build up your city, and destroy the Goblins. But remember - the riftbetween Elves and Dwarves runs deep!Massively Multiplayer Strategy Action ? Join thousands of other players worldwide? Forge diplomatic alliances with other leaders? Train vast armies to rid the land of Goblins? Conquer enemies across Middle-earth? Upgrade buildings and weapons to strengthen your city? Plan strategy in real time live chat? Participate in tournaments for valuable rewardsElf and Dwarf Player Factions ? Play as Elf or Dwarf, with unique buildings, troops, and quests? Meet Bilbo, Gandalf, and other characters from the movie ? Appoint heroes like Legolas and Thorin Oakenshield to lead your troops? Conquer the terrors of Mirkwood and bring peace to Rhovanion? and much, much more!**************Important************** Note: A network connection is required to playWorks with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, iPod touch 3rd & 4th gen, and all iPadsRequires iOS 4.3 or later ************************************By downloading this game, you agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and the License Agreement:http://community.kabam.com/forums/showthread.php?135924-Privacy-Policy-for-The-Hobbit-Kingdoms-of-Middle-earthhttp://community.kabam.com/forums/showthread.php?135925-Terms-of-Service-for-The-Hobbit-Kingdoms-of-Middle-earth Expand
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  1. Nov 9, 2012
    60
    Kingdoms of Middle-earth may be a competent release, but it's also a soulless one.
  2. Nov 20, 2012
    60
    The graphics and sound fit nicely into the world of Middle Earth. The music is soft and unobtrusive but adds a soothing element to the gameplay. I did notice some lag when scrolling in some portions of the game and it can sometimes take a while to load, but other than that I'd say it performs well.
  3. Nov 15, 2012
    59
    A very long game, that needs lots of time –and money, if we are inpatients– but that won't offer anything new. If you're familiar with this kind of free-to-play titles and The Hobbit doesn't appeal to you, you can keep on searching.
  4. Feb 15, 2013
    55
    The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth lures you in with the promise of a strategic city builder, but once you’re on the hook, the fun dissipates as you are repeatedly penalized unless you keep a steady stream of costly mithril flowing through your city. I like strategic city-building games, and I like Tolkien’s universe. I don’t like The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth.
  5. Nov 25, 2012
    50
    A cynical reskin of Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth will be a disappointment to Tolkien fans and experienced freemium city-builders alike.
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  1. Nov 14, 2012
    9
    I found the game very interesting. I am not an avid player but this game has potential. The visuals are great and the sounds realistic, I am sure that my friends who are gamers will enjoy this for Christmas. Collapse
  2. Jan 27, 2014
    0
    This game would be fun if Kabam would address security issues. Multiple hacks coupled with Kabam's indifference has damaged game play & player trust. If you play thus game, do not spend money or connect to Facebook. And if your account is hacked, do not expect a response from customer service. Expand