Summary: the environments in the game are rather nice. similar the the tolkien world of the fist game. in skirmish mode, you dont start with a 'full size' castle as you do in the first battle for middle earth. you begin with an un-walled mini castle with wall building capability.
Fun game, but full of bugs and not supported by EA
JDawg "JDawg", Amazon
16 September 2007
Summary: Okay, let me start off by saying that this game can be fun...but, there are huge problems in it. There are so many bugs in the game. It constantly crashes on me if I play for a decent amount of time. Also, there are too many other bugs in the game to list.
Summary: Overall, this is a good game and a vast improvement over the first BFME. The inclusion of the dwarves and elves as races makes the skirmish mode more interesting. There were a couple of things that were disappointments.
Still quite restrictive in linear for the most part
creators ID, Amazon
30 March 2007
Summary: a real-time strategy Lord of the rings experience with slightly better graphics than the first and a little bit more leeway and movement and strategy of the game play with your armies still quite restrictive in linear for the most part
Could've been 5 stars...but rather feels like a poor beta version.
T. Raynor, Amazon
30 March 2007
Summary: In short, I cannot even recommend this game to someone I dislike unless they update it significantly or until it hits the bargin bin. There are a lot of good points about this game: Excellent graphics & controls, nice single-player campaign modes, it is also multiplayer (though I haven't test that...