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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Rating Summary

Based on 101 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

91%

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Reviews Summary

Summary: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has critics praising its combat, visuals, story and most of all its nemesis system which allows for players to create rivalries with the orcs they have defeated

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 29, 2014
Xbox OneSep 29, 2014
PCSep 29, 2014

Developer: Monolith Productions

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Action, Adventure

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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IGN

9.3 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's great action and dynamic enemies make both victory and defeat an amazing experience.

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The tech specs are demanding, but this is the Middle-Earth game to rule them all.

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There's plenty to see and do in Mordor when you're dead; all that's left, in the words of a wise old wandering wizard, is to decide what to do with the time that is given to you.

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A far better game than many would've imagined, not just in terms of its action and Lord of the Rings authenticity – but in bringing a genuinely new idea to gaming.

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Recent News

Shadow Of Mordor Was Once A Batman Game

Shadow Of Mordor Was Once A Batman Game

Before Monolith settled on Lord of the Rings, the team was creating a Batman game based on Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.

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