Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Monolith Productions

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OpenCritic Rating
82
Top Critic Average
76%
Critics Recommend
Based on 151 critic reviews
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Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Rating Summary

Based on 151 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

76%

Critics Recommend

Based on 151 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 10, 2017
Xbox OneOct 10, 2017
PCOct 10, 2017

Developer: Monolith Productions

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Action, RPG

Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award-winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Critic Reviews

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The nemesis system shines in this unwieldy, bloated, and occasionally magnificent fantasy epic.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A greatly expanded and improved action game let down by a dreadful story.

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Similar to the way Batman: Arkham City built on the foundation of Arkham Asylum, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is bigger and more ambitious in scope than Shadow of Mordor, with great results. The way it expands the Nemesis system with far greater variety and fortress sieges makes even better use of the stand-out generated characters, and its battles with memorable uruk captains remain challenging all the way through the campaign and into the clever asynchronous multiplayer beyond.

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A huge Lord of the Rings experience that's always enjoyable, although its scale leaves it straining at the seams at times.

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