SAN DIEGO – With Peter Jackson in town for The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings fans are getting a triple does of Middle-earth this fall. In addition to LEGO Lord of the Rings from TT Games, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is offering Guardians of Middle-earth. The new multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed by Monolith Productions will be released exclusively for Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network. The console-based MOBA offers more than 20 iconic guardians including Gandalf, Sauron, Gollum, Thrain and many more for players to control in PVP arena battles. 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.