Delve into the epic Middle-earth fantasy world and experience the battle firsthand with the Launch Trailer for new MOBA Guardians of Middle-earth, released today by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions.

Enter the battleground for unparalleled competitive gameplay on console with Guardians of Middle-earth, available for PlayStation Network starting Tuesday, Dec. 4 and for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360, starting Wednesday, Dec. 5.

In Guardians of Middle-earth, gamers team up as the most powerful heroes from the greatest fantasy epic of all time, bringing up to 10 players together in a competitive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game. Featuring select characters from the upcoming film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the game allows players to develop and master more than 20 iconic characters. Play as Gandalf, Gollum, Legolas, Sauron and more, forming memorable and unlikely alliances with and against friends. Gamers will have the ability to connect with other players via an in-game voice communication system, as well as access to a comprehensive online stat and leader board system where they can track friends’ victories and defeats, and more. Available December 2012 at select retail stores and via download for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network.