With the second film in The Hobbit series, Desolation of Smaug, hitting theaters in about a month, the Lord of the Rings marketing train will be at full force and now its time once again for some new products based on the popular series to see the light of day. With a successful line of games in the LOTR library already, the next game will be titled Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. The story will take place between the two classic storylines and will not be based on any works by JRR Tolkien. Check out the official press release below!
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a next-gen, third-person action game set in the legendary Tolkien universe of Middle-earth. In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, players explore an original story of vengeance and redemption as they take control of Talion, a ranger whose family is murdered at the hands of Sauron and his army the night they return to Mordor.
Developed for next-gen consoles, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor introduces the Nemesis System, a powerful and dynamic gameplay mechanic that allows players’ actions to shape enemy relationships and characteristics to create personal and unique story and gameplay arcs that are persistent even after death. Players experience a unique game every time as the dynamic world reacts and adapts to their choices.
Look for Game Informer‘s report on the game this December and hit the jump to see some cool behind the scenes material!
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