Decapitations and severed limbs abound in latest LotR: War in the North dev diary

Finally, a Lord of the Rings game that highlights the darker side of Tolkein’s novels!

EA and Snowblind Studios today released a new developer diary video for their upcoming action-RPG, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North. Giving players a peak at some of the brutality and gore present in the game, the video includes gameplay footage of severed limbs, decapitated heads, and Orcs and Goblins pumped full of arrows.

Check the "Blood and Steel’ developer diary below (or watch the HD version here):

Snowblind also released a few new screenshots and pieces of concept art for the title, which you can view in our War in the North gallery. The game does not yet have an official release date, but it’s expected to land sometime later this year for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.