The Hobbit

Traveller’s Tales spent $1 million to pitch a game based on Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit

Traveller’s Tales spent $1 million pitching a game based on Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit film.

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The Hobbit headlines

  • LEGO: The Hobbit video shows how to co-op through Middle-earth

    LEGO: The Hobbit has a new video available showing how you can co-op through Middle-earth. It’s adorable, as expected. The game will be released on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PS3, Vita, Wii U, 3DS and PC. The game releases in North America on April 8 and in Europe on April 11.

    6 years ago
  • The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age now available for browsers, Facebook

    The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age for web browsers has launched on Facebook and other web-based platforms. The free-to-play tactical combat game inspired by The Hobbit film challenges players to take up arms alongside select characters such as Bilbo, Thorin, Radagast and more . Players will lead and army of Elves, Dwarves or Orcs […]

    7 years ago
  • Guardians of Middle-earth adds new challenger Radagast the Brown

    The wizard Radagast the Brown is now available for Guardians of Middle-earth on Xbox Live and will be available on PSN soon. A trailer is posted below. This weekend, players of the MOBA will be able to compete in “The One Road” where everyone can compete for the “Most Wins on a One-Lane Map.” The […]

    8 years ago
  • Warner and MGM invest in The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth developer Kabam

    Kabam, the developers of The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth, has secured investments from Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and MGM Studios. The investment will see Warner Bros. Home Entertainment president Kevin Tsujihara joining Kabam’s board of directors, and Gary Barber, the CEO of MGM will also join the board as an “observer.” Kabam’s second title in […]

    8 years ago
  • Lord of the Rings: Tolkien estate suing Warner for $80m over online slot machine games

    The Lord of the Rings is set to return to the big screen in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and ahead of the film’s release the Tolkien estate has been getting its house in order by suing Warner Bros. to the tune of $80 million for going beyond ‘tangible’ merchandising. Get the facts below.

    8 years ago
  • The Hobbit strategy games heading to your browser and mobile this fall

    The Hobbit is coming to your browser and mobile this fall with the release of games developed by Kabam and published by Warner Bros. Both are multiplayer strategy games based on the film. The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth will release for mobile and The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age for web browsers. The later […]

    8 years ago
  • Guardians of Middle-earth MOBA game set for fall release on PSN and XBLA

    Warner Bros.has announced Guardians of Middle-earth, a new MOBA game developed by Monolith and set to debut in the fall for PSN and XBLA. The game will feature tie-ins to the upcoming The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey motion picture, directed by Peter Jackson. The game allows up to 10 players to compete in 5v5 competitive […]

    8 years ago
  • Rumour: Monolith on The Hobbit movie tie-in

    Developers of F.E.A.R. and Gotham City Imposters Monolith are working on a game based on Peter Jackson’s upcoming film based on The Hobbit.

    8 years ago
  • Report: Lego Batman 2, The Hobbit, and DC Comic games releasing in 2012

    Earlier today, Gamekyo reported that Warner was set to announce LEGO Batman 2 for multiple platforms next year, and now the LA Times has word that The Hobbit, as well as another DC Comics-based title are heading our way in 2012.

    9 years ago
  • Warner recruiting for more than one Hobbit title

    A new job listing over at Gamasutra suggests Warner Bros are looking for new staff in order to develop new titles based on Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

    10 years ago
  • Guillermo del Toro working with a "big company" on gaming titles

    Guillermo del Toro, he of Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy fame, has said he’s working with a “big company” on some game titles.

    10 years ago
  • Peter Jackson says he's currently enjoying MW2 more than films

    Peter Jackson has revealed that he’s currently enjoying playing Modern Warfare 2 more than movies at the moment.

    11 years ago
  • Guillermo del Toro says there will not be a Hobbit game tie-in

    Director Guillermo del Toro has said that there will not be a Hobbit game tie-in with the upcoming movie at launch.“It’s too ambitious to try and tackle that along with ‘The Hobbit’, he told MTV. “We have such tight release dates.”Guillermo says that he and Peter Jackson will have a part in the eventual game, […]

    11 years ago