Take-Two's Non-public Division label is growing a Lord of the Rings recreation, and it is referred to as Tales of the Shire.
You would possibly recall the sport was introduced in 2022, though a title was not supplied.
Tales of the Shire teaser.
In growth with Weta Workshop, a particular results and prop firm primarily based in New Zealand that produces results for tv and movie, not a lot is understood about Tales of the Shire nat current.
All we all know is that it focuses on a “cozy Hobbit life” and it is slated for a 2024 launch on consoles and PC.
Tales of the Shire is only one recreation within the works primarily based on The Lord of the Rings IP. There's The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria coming in October 2023, and Amazon is as soon as once more engaged on its Lord of the Rings MMO.
The Lord of the Rings IP is owned by Embracer Group, which acquired Center-earth Enterprises in August 2022, giving the corporate entry to the catalog and worldwide rights to movement footage, video video games, board video games, merchandising, theme parks, and stage productions regarding the literary works The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit.
Included are matching rights in different Center-earth-related literary works approved by the Tolkien Property and HarperCollins.
This implies we will anticipate extra video games, extra TV exhibits, extra motion pictures, and the whole lot in between as Embracer says it must be “exploiting Lord of the Rings in a really important style.” Whether or not such exploitation bodes properly for the franchise stays to be seen.