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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

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The family of Talion, a ranger of Gondor responsible for guarding the Black Gate of Mordor, is killed by Saurons armies, but Talion is revived with wraith-like abilities and heads into Mordor to exact his revenge.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jack Quaid ... Dirhael (voice)
Laura Bailey ... Ioreth (voice)
Claudia Black ... Queen Marwen (voice)
Troy Baker ... Talion (voice)
Jason Connery ... Ship Captain (voice)
Nolan North ... The Black Hand of Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Nemesis Orcs / Humans (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Galadriel (voice)
John DiMaggio ... The Hammer of Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Adam Croasdell ... Torvin (voice)
Travis Willingham ... Hirgon / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Humans (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Nemesis Orcs / Hallas (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Ratbag (voice)
Steve Blum ... Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
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Storyline

The family of Talion, a ranger who guards the black gates into Mordor, is brutally killed by the black hand of Sauron. Talion is also killed but is brought back to life merged with a wraith that gives him inhuman powers. He ventures into Mordor to exact revenge and to help the wraith find his past identity and what brings the two together. Written by Alex Henry

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Release Date:

30 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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The tone of the game was described as "soul-crushing" by the game's director Michael De Plater. A way for the team to create a dark atmosphere was to introduce dark humor to the game, which can be reflected by the characters' dialogue and voice-acting. See more »

Quotes

[disguised Sauron gives Celebrimbor a magical smithing hammer]
Celebrimbor: It is so fine a gift.
[Celebrimbor forges the Rings of Power]
Sauron: Only you could accomplish such art, Celebrimbor.
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Great combat system, overall fun game but sometimes can be very frustrating
23 February 2016 | by 851222See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

I beat "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor" (2014) main story (completed ~64%) in about 23 hours. It is very fun game, which has great combat system, interesting enemies ranking system, great graphics, sound design. Story was not bad at all, and i'm not "Lord Of The Rings" series fan although enjoyed every movie. There many said quests, but they are very repetitive, kill someone in some time and etc. (hate missions were there is a time limit). There are two main maps in the game, which aren't very big, but there is enough content to keep you involved, collect that, gather that and etc. During game play i stumbled upon two bugs, which made my to restart missions. But some fight can be helluva frustrating, when there is almost no chance it winning the fight or you hit those last chance buttons but sometimes unsuccessfully but you not by your fault.

Overall, "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor" is very enjoyable game. It's game play and combat system is very similar to Batman series, which is good. Fights are always very brutal, and i had some fun in crushing some skulls. Game also features very interesting "after dead" enemy ranking system, which isn't very superb as it would like to show itself, but it is a fresh thing. All in all very cool game not without some issues.


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