When Shadow of Mordor released in 2014, its “nemesis system” was brilliant enough that many people hoped it would define a new generation of games. Years later, that vision of industry-wide character hierarchies that learn, evolve, and remember the player never came to pass. Shadow of War, the follow-up, further…
As revealed by Target over the weekend, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is getting a sequel on August 22 called Shadow of War. Now that the cat’s out of the bag, here’s nearly two and a half minutes of standard Middle-Earth cinematics, with the promise of gameplay on March 8.
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Dr. Bulygin hadn't just found human writing among the broken monoliths. He'd discovered a Rosetta Stone, humanity's linguistic gateway to the community of the cosmos. Concept art by Shahab Alizadeh.
Ever since Shadow of Mordor came out, many gamers have taken to its unique brand of orc-killing with a gusto. There's just one problem: some of these orcs keep coming back from the dead. And while developer Monolith says this is partly an intentional feature, they haven't given me a straight answer for how it works.
Your desk. A lone ray of sun shines upon it. Tension squeezes the air. Your pencils tremble. Your pulse quickens. Mysterious forces of the universe are at work. And there it is: a black plastic monolith. Dare you touch it?
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Listen closely, Apple, this is an idea worth thieving. As an owner of many dropped MP3 players, I fully give my celebrity endorsing to monolith and their line of semi-indestructible MP3 players. This is the MX7000, it first popped up late last year and came with 512MB of memory. Monolith has decided to upgrade this…