Kabam, the San Francisco-based game maker responsible for popular browser and mobile games such as The Godfather: Five Families and Arcane Empires, will be releasing two new Hobbit games in conjunction with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment this fall.
The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth is a mobile phone and tablet MMORTS (massively multiplayer online real time strategy) game in which players are tasked with building and managing their own towns in a format similar to Arcane Empires. The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age is browser-based. Both games will be playable for free, with the games being monetised through virtual goods).
To participate in an early beta, visit Kabam’s website.