Fight through Mordor and uncover the truth of the spirit that compels you, discover the origins of the Rings of Power, build your legend and ultimately confront the evil of Sauron in this new chronicle of Middle-earth.Read full description
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Fight through Mordor and uncover the truth of the spirit that compels you, discover the origins of the Rings of Power, build your legend and ultimately confront the evil of Sauron in this new chronicle of Middle-earth.
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MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR © 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Developed by Monolith. In association with WingNut Films. © 2014 New Line Productions, Inc. © The Saul Zaentz Company. MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR, THE HOBBIT, and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
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Shadow of Mordor is a great game, therefore I don't really understand this controversial move where Worner Bros paid YouTubers to promote their game in the reviews while I strongly believe the quality of the game would defend itself. It's up to this point the best Lord of the Rings related title, which perhaps is a bit outside of the main cannon but fits perfectly into the universe.
Shadow of Mordor is a huge improvement, story-telling, different Lord of the Rings game, that isn't exactly what you would wait for if you wanted a follow up of "The Return of the King" or similar to the know trilogy. I don't mean anything wrong with that! It's just a different & amazing game. Some pros: Enormous fields. They aren't empty though! Secrets/collectables, enemies, missions, all these things are everywhere. Plus, the map is made so nicely that even the view is astonishing. A lot of places to be explored. Combat. It might remind you of something related to... Batman. Nothing negative about it, it just has it's similarities. A lot of enemies can be fought with various ways. Length: If you grab the Game of the Year edition, you'll not regret it. I can vouch for that, because I own the GOTY edition, and the content if much more. Generally the game has a lot of stuff to do, and won't end anytime soon, but GOTY is the best thing you can do about it (extra story/Mode/missions, weapons, skins...). Extra interesting stuff in the game: Walk in the park? It shall not be. For real, if you think that you might come across a boss and things will be as if it were a walk in the park, you're wrong. The game's made as if really someone that might come across a group of orcs will be feel the terror of reinforments coming, or each boss be special (they even have ranks!). This, is one of the highlights in the game. I can't really describe it in other words, but the AI and how enemies work, is very nice. Cons: Difficulty. Hold on a sec now. I don't mean it's too difficult... all I mean, is that some people complain that it's too easy, and there's no Difficulty option. I personally found the game difficulty to be fine, it's not too easy nor too hard. In case you find yourself to agree with that though, then okay. Only this one as a con. I couldn't find anything else. Now look, this isn't Witcher 3, but similar in some ways (open world, for example). Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is undoubtedly one of the best Lord of the Rings games made, and it's 100% enjoyable. The graphics are very good, the storyline is also very good, the gameplay experience is tremendous. I'm a huge fan of LOTR games & books, so, I found it really interesting and made me enjoy it. If you find it on a sale, don't ask yourself why you should buy it, just do it. If you're a LOTR fan, even better, because you're missing out an astonishing LOTR game.
Good stealth/action game with some impressive verticality in both movement and combat. The much-hyped Nemesis System makes for a personal experience (especially if you die a lot, and make some memorable enemies among the orc captains). However, you might not get the full extent of its potential, since the game is a bit on the easy side, especially towards the end (The Bright Lord DLC is noticably more challenging). Still, combat is done well enough that it remains entertaining all the way through. Also, it is just cool to be able to take a look at the darker areas of Middle-Earth, even if orc "culture" is not as fleshed out as it could have been.
If you Love gore this is the game for you. Middle earth shadow of mordor is a brilliantly designed game that demonstrates the hack and slash genre. In my personal opinion the gore is the best part of the as well as how every Uruk that kills you can become a captain. I think the way that an Uruk can become an captain is really cool because they all can have different type of attire. I like for Uruks to kill me so I can see what they look like, and if they don't look cool I kill them. I just love how you can chop off heads. The graphics are just beautiful too, even if you don't have a high powered PC. Overall the game is so Beautiful and you should not think twice about getting it, because you will fall in love with it just like I did.
This is a game that came out completely out of the left field - barely anyone expected much from this game, even though it was from creators of stellar games like FEAR and Condemned, and review embargo didn't help this game at all. It's a shame, because it's really good, at times even great game. Graphics are wonderful, music and sound leave nothing to complain about. Gameplay is completely awesome and if you enjoyed Batman Arkham series, you will feel at home and fall in love with this game. It's fluid, little challenging and you really feel in power thanks to responsive controls. Nemesis system is really great idea and it is little sad that system this great feels underused and little like wasted potential, because that's pretty much your endgame, which after beating the game (completing everything takes around 30 hours) there is not much to do other than collecting stuff for small challenges that give you nothing. Another thing that sucks a little is a story, which is basic, bare-bones and half-baked, another wasted potential of the huge Tolkien universe. Gollum parts are a game killer because those are boring. Also, the variety of enemies is incredibly small. On PC the game works great and optimisation job Monolith put into this game is admirable. While the main story feels short, falls flat and the ending sucks hard (with the obvious setup for the sequel, that is already confirmed), I still recommend this game for how awesome the gameplay is. If you enjoyed Arkham series, you won't be disappointed. Just don't expect awesome book-tier story.
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