Ares Games announced that they’re working on The Battle of Five Armies, a new self-contained game based on the climactic battle at the end of The Hobbit.
From the announcement:
A new game will come soon in the War of the Ring line. “The Battle of Five Armies”, announced last year, is a stand alone, self-contained game, that recreates the epic conclusion of The Hobbit, the world-renowned masterpiece by J.R.R. Tolkien. Battle of Five Armies is scheduled to release next Spring, and it’s time to know more about the game. In this article, we present the art of the game box and some characters, and a preview written by Francesco Nepitello, one of the game designers.