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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor isn't canon, but developer Monolith intends to respect JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series as the game borrows the books' characters, settings and lore – and some of their famous lines. In a demo at Gamescom, Designer Michael De Plater sho...

August 16th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Talion may be the poster child advertising Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, but he's not the only one seeking vengeance against the Dark Lord Sauron and his army of nasty creatures. In this behind-the-scenes video, meet Celebrimbor: an elven smith who helped create the Rings of Power and has since...

August 10th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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We're not sure why the narrator isn't more excited in this video about the Wraith abilities in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Everything we've seen about this game makes us more and more stoked about it, so this guy's mellow demeanor is a bit confusing. Maybe he just had some nice chamomile tea...

July 31st 2014 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor received a new CG trailer today to commemorate the upcoming week of E3, in which attendees will be treated much like the Uruks in the video. The trailer takes place after a battle and shows a dying Uruk speaking of the "Gravewalker," whom players will know as Talion....

June 5th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Four trademark applications have been found which suggest that beloved yet largely forgotten spy spoof shooter No One Lives Forever may make a return in one form or another. Siliconera discovered applications filed by Night Dive Studios for "No One Lives Forever," "The Operative," "A Spy In H.A.R....

May 2nd 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Alongside the above story trailer, developer Monolith Productions has revealed that its upcoming Tolkien-inspired action roleplaying game, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, will reach retail shelves on October 7. As we mentioned in our lengthy preview from January, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor...

April 2nd 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is more than mindlessly killing scores of Orcs. Sure, there's plenty of that, but more important are the game's main hooks surrounding guerrilla information-gathering and systematic assassination of key targets in a growing military force. Like an undercover cop bust...

January 23rd 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments