Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for PlayStation 4
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Sep 30, 2014
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About this game

Content Rating: Teen

Summary

Exploring an original story of vengeance and redemption, the game puts players in the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor -- moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him. Through the course of his personal vendetta, Talion uncovers the truth of the Spirit that compels him, learns the origins of the Rings of Power and ultimately confronts his true nemesis.

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Critic Reviews

43 Reviews
8.42
Now GamerOct 06, 2014
Completely derivative but entirely compelling. Shadow Of Mordor's Nemesis system somehow creates personalities you'll become attached to, and stories you can share with your friends. It might not be the most original, but as an open world game it has everything you need and a little bit more.
Brandon JonesSep 26, 2014
If you've enjoyed Assassin's Creed, you may appreciate the visceral change of pace the game brings to the genre of open-world stealth. The world feels alive and treacherous, the combat gives you lots of gruesome options, and the enemy army is always evolving. It might not offer the challenge you crave, but if you enjoy killing orcs, there are two maps filled with the savage monsters and they're all looking for a fight.
Jamie TrincaSep 26, 2014
But, as with The Lord of the Rings itself, it's more about the journey than the destination. Shadow of Mordor is a triumph, its final irony being that it's arguably the best and most pure Assassin's Creed game to date.

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