Shadow of War

Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War Officially Announced

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Warner Bros Games, have officially let the cat out of the bag with a trailer for their upcoming sequel to Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War will be available for current generation consoles including Xbox One, PS4, and PC. No word for a Nintendo Switch port, however, don’t be too hopeful about it. The game will feature an original story in the universe of its predecessor. It will also expand upon its Nemesis system in which player decisions and actions, conflict the final result in the game. Enthralling a new gameplay experience each time you play. WB quotes:

The game will feature an original story in the universe of its predecessor. It will also expand upon the Nemesis system, which allows Shadow of Mordor’s world to be altered based on the player’s actions. WB quotes:

Middle-earth: Shadow of War expands this innovation with the introduction of Followers who bring about entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal, and revenge. The Nemesis System is also expanded to create a unique personal world through Nemesis Fortresses, which allows players to utilize different strategies to conquer dynamic strongholds and create personalized worlds with their unique Orc army.WB

In the trailer, we can see our favored main protagonist Talion and his partner ghost Celebrimbor, battling at the forefronts of an ongoing war against antagonist Dark Lord, Sauron.

The game is set to release in North America and Europe August 28th, 2017 with a standard, Silver, Gold and Mithril Edition.

What’s included:

Every game includes Four Legendary Orc champions and an Epic Sword of dominion.

Silver Edition $79.99-

  • Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion
  • Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion
  • Silver War Chest
  • Over $90 in total value

Gold Edition $99.99 –

  • Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion
  • Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion
  • The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion
  • The Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion
  • Gold War Chest
  • Over $125 in total value

Mithril Edition $299.99 –

GameStop is exclusively selling Shadow of War’s Mithril Edition that features a Limited Edition 12″ Tar-Goroth Balrog vs. Carnan Drake Statue.

More details of the Mithril Edition following:

  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Mithril Edition Includes:
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Gold Edition with Exclusive Steelcase
  • Premium Case with Magnetic Ring of Power
  • Exclusive Mithril War Chest
  • Official Game Music Soundtrack
  • Limited Edition 12″ Tar-Goroth Balrog vs. Carnan Drake Statue
  • Cloth Map of Mordor
  • Collection of Exclusive Lithographs
  • Tribe Sticker Pack
  • Collector’s Box

The Nemesis system seems to be the most promising yet, with having more enemies to fight against, creating relationships that matter and questing into the many fortresses that plague the lands of Mordor. It’ll be a game that’ll knock your socks off and drag you in deeper.

We’ll be sure to report new information as it releases.

 

 

 

 

Last modified: February 28, 2017