Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Games Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War – The Desolation of Mordor (Xbox One, 2018)

May 18, 2018

Shadow of War‘s latest expansion, The Desolation of Mordor cuts right to the chase. “Baranor is mortal and carries no Ring of Power. If he does, his story is over. Be careful.” Tackling Shadow of War without Talion’s impressive array of Celebrimbor-backed super powers is an interesting spin on the game’s existing format, pivoting into […]

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Opinion: Is it time to raise the price of video games?

November 14, 2017

In the past few weeks, complaints against microtransactions in AAA games have reached a crescendo, with anger directed towards EA’s Star Wars Battlefront II, Monolith’s Middle-earth: Shadow of War and more recently, Activision’s Call of Duty: WWII for their inclusion of paid loot boxes.

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Games Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War (Xbox One, 2017) is a good idea pulled in too many different directions

October 16, 2017

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a game suffering an identity crisis. It knows what it wants to be and makes genuinely big strides in that direction, but it’s hampered by what seems to be publisher interference. Even at the surface level, it feels like a case study for the growing divide in AAA between developer […]

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War releases first gameplay trailer

March 9, 2017

Monolith Productions’ Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the upcoming sequel to their 2014 surprise hit Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, has given fans their first look at the game in action.

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Warner Bros. announces Middle-earth: Shadow of War following Target Canada leaks

February 27, 2017

Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the direct sequel to the 2014 sleeper hit Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, will release on August 22 on all major platforms. The announcement comes a day after images of the game leaked via a pre-order listing on Target Canada’s website yesterday.

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Target Canada may have accidentally revealed a Shadow of Mordor sequel

February 26, 2017

2014’s Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor was one of that year’s biggest gaming surprises. A glorious combination of Batman: Arkham City‘s combat and the upgrade tree of a Saints Row title, along with one of the most innovative systems for handling enemy AI to come along in years, it was practically screaming for a sequel. Bar a few unsubstantiated rumours, […]

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