Guardians of Middle-earth GLOIN DLC – Review

In online multiplayer games, it is imperative to keep consumers invested and excited about your game.  Monolith does a fantastic job keeping players enthusiastic and involved through their consistent character DLC releases for Guardians of Middle-earth.  Their newest character is Gloin of Erebor, father to Gimli and member of Thorin’s Company.

Gloin falls under the Warrior class and is a fairly well-balanced character.  He is not quite as stout as a Defender, but he can certainly hold his own.  I definitely like him as a character and would play him again.  I would certainly recommend him to people who are just starting out in Guardians of Middle-earth as he isn’t overly complicated to play, as long as you don’t over-extend yourself with the Durin’s Line attack – a charging attack that could leave you too deep in enemy territory.  Otherwise, simply use your Dwarven Stubbornness and Mighty Axe liberally and pull out the A Bit of Fire when your enemy tries to run.

I’ve also provided some gameplay and commentary for those of you that want to see him in action.

Brian Bentley (116 Posts)

BRIAN BENTLEY is COIN-OP TV’s features writer/contributor. Brian hails from Chicago but now resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. He’s a huge fan of RPGs and especially loves Japanese RPGs. Brian has been writing about video games since 2009 and is proud that his wife enjoys the industry as well! When Brian needs a break from the console he enjoys playing board games and the classic ‘Adventure’ on the Atari 2600 is still one of his favorite games of all time!

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