The estate of JRR Tolkien is suing the producers of The Hobbit for US$80 million for online slot machines that apparently breach contract.
A previously unpublished epic poem by The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien is slated for release in May 2013.
The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.
Swiss artist H.R. Giger, famous for his "Alien" biomechanical environment and creatures, has died at the age of 74.
The evil creatures in Middle-earth may be paying for their dark ways with a vitamin D deficiency.
Get a first peek at all of Smaug plastered on the side of an airplane flying from New Zealand to Los Angeles.
On his 91st birthday, Sir Christopher Lee, the world's oldest metal performer, has launched the sequel to his epic concept album about Charlemagne.
CNET Australia caught up with The Hobbit's Richard Armitage to talk CGI, Tolkien, fat suits — and sustainable energy.
ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.
Gollum, Bilbo, Sauron, Smaug, and other characters feature as elements in the chart, which was created by a geek chemist.