Gamers can download and play as the infamous White Wizard, Saruman in Guardians of Middle-earth on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network.
Before his betrayal, Saruman was the Chief of the Wizards and leader of the White Council, including leading fellow Wizards, Radagast and Gandalf, all of whom were sent to protect Middle-earth.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions also released new character art, bio, ability details and a new video about playing as Saruman, whose abilities include a shield that detonates for area ability damage and silence.
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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 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.
Now available at select retail stores and via download for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network.