Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

A TPP action game set in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was developed by Monolith Productions, the creators of Aliens vs Predator 2 and F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon. The plot takes place before the events depicted in "The Lord of the Rings". In the main campaign, players assume the role of Talion, a ranger who is raised from the dead by an ancient spirit of vengeance in order to take bloody revenge on the servants of Sauron for the death of his loved ones. The core of the game consists of spectacular battles with large groups of enemies, during which you can use a rich variety of ranged and melee attacks, as well as dodges. The audiovisual aspects of the game were modeled after the cinematic saga by Peter Jackson.

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PC / Windows
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor | PC

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor release date for PC:

game language:
English

30 September 2014 | Worldwide

30 September 2014 | Europe

30 September 2014 | USA

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.3 / 10 calculated out of 2703 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.3 / 10 calculated out of 839 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 3
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor | PS3

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor release date for PS3:

game language:
English

18 November 2014 | Worldwide

21 November 2014 | Europe PAL

18 November 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.0 / 10 calculated out of 256 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.7 / 10 calculated out of 149 players' votes.  

Microsoft Xbox 360
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor | XBOX 360

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor release date for XBOX 360:

game language:
English

18 November 2014 | Worldwide

21 November 2014 | Europe PAL

18 November 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.0 / 10 calculated out of 262 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.2 / 10 calculated out of 222 players' votes.  

Microsoft XBOX ONE
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor | XBOX ONE

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

30 September 2014 | Worldwide

03 October 2014 | Europe PAL

30 September 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.6 / 10 calculated out of 412 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 6.3 / 10 calculated out of 49 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 4
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor | PS4

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor release date for PS4:

game language:
English

30 September 2014 | Worldwide

03 October 2014 | Europe PAL

30 September 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.4 / 10 calculated out of 1013 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.4 / 10 calculated out of 107 players' votes.  

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for Xbox 360 is an action game set in the world of the Lord of the Rings. The game was developed by an experienced Monolith Productions studio which team has created No One Lives Forever series and the first two versions of F.E.A.R.

Story

The player portrays Talion - an experienced scout, whose family is murdered by Sauron’s unquestioning supporter. A moment later, he also says goodbye to life but it is not the end of the story. Instead, the ancient Spirit of Vengeance resurrects him and gives him Wraith’s powers. Talion decides to go to Mordor and eliminates all who contributed to the tragedy. During the campaign, the player is able to discover the truth about the creature which helped him back to the world of the living and learn the history of the creation of the Lord of the Rings. The game puts a lot of emphasis on the story and the decisions made by the players led to serious consequences in the latter parts of the story.

Gameplay

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for Xbox 360 is an action game where the players can observe action from the camera placed behind the character. The game is concentrate mainly on battles with numerous enemies using extensive fighting mechanics based on a system taken from Arkham series. The strong point of the project is an artificial intelligence. Every opponent is a separate character, who has its own personality, rank, strong and weak points. A special system tracks all decisions and fights and then based on it, shapes the attitude of the enemies towards the player. During the development of the campaign, the enemies learn the player’s tactics and some of them can even develop a desire for revenge to the hero and try to take revenge on him.

Technology

For fans of the game, an additional advantage is the fact that during the production of the game, the authors have cooperated with the people from Middle-earth Enterprises and Weta Workshop - special effects studio. It helps to fits the game into the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien while staying true to the style of the cinema saga.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor launch trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor launch trailer | 1:58

Zwiastun na premierę gry Śródziemie: Cień Mordoru, produkcji akcji studia Monolith Productions.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game Guide

game guide 11 May 2014

This unofficial guide to Middle Earth: The Shadow of Mordor lists all of the key elements of the game in detail and also offers a comprehensive walkthrough for all of its quests (both main and side quests) .