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Uh oh, Middle-earth: Shadow of War has a Balrog

In Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Gandalf stands tall in front of a Balrog and boldly proclaims "You shall not pass!" It's an important moment because Gandalf probably should've died right then and there. Like, if you yell ...

 
 
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Middle-earth: Shadow of War suffers a delay

If you were setting aside your August plans to jump back into Middle-earth, then I have some bad news for you; WB Games has announced that Middle-earth: Shadow of War has been delayed until October, 10, 2017. In a further bit of disappointm...

 
 
 
 
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25% off Middle-earth: Shadow of War pre-order deal for PC

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is heading to the major gaming platforms at the end of this summer and deals are already cropping up. Two digital retailers have deals available as of writing, with Green Man Gaming and Games Planet offering the ...

 
 
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Here's two dang seconds of Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Even though the video says it's a paltry five seconds long, the meat is actually even less. It's two seconds. Orc looking like he wants to fight, ranger riding a dragon, everyone yelling. Wham, bam, thank you ma'am, we're out. But, this te...

 
 
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Shadow of War gets a $300 Collector's Edition

Not content to simply sell you the game, WB Games has unveiled the "Mithril Edition" of Middle-earth: Shadow of War for a quaint $300. Included in the package comes the "Gold Edition" of the game alongside a steelbook case, a war chest, 12"...

 
 
 
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Shadow of Mordor sequel leaked by Target

Fans of Monolith's take on the classic Lord of the Rings saga will be happy to know that a sequel is in the works. Leaked by Target, Middle-earth: Shadow of War seems to be the title of the upcoming game. The description on the Target websi...

 
 
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How will the AT&T / Warner merger change games?

In case you hadn't heard, AT&T announced Saturday that it intends to purchase Time Warner, Inc. for $85.4 billion. The deal is far from final, and if approved, wouldn't take place until sometime in 2017. It's an absolutely enormous merg...

 
 
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Five bucks gets you complete Shadow of Mordor bundle

Remember this similar deal from back in August? Well, its now back and even cheaper than before. In a new round of sale this weekend, Bundle Stars is once again offering the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor complete bundle for only $4.99...

 
 
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The Lord of the Rings Online shuts down most of its worlds

Looks like The Lord of the Rings Online hasn’t been in the best shape recently. Developer Turbine has announced it will be closing all but five of the worlds for each region. The only worlds that will remain open in the US are: Arkens...

 
 
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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is now on Mac and Linux

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor was by far one of the best games of 2014. With great combat, abilities, and a really interesting Nemesis system, I was really surprised by what I was expecting to be a pretty generic Batman: Arkham Mordor rip-...

 
 
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RPG Deals: Witcher 3 and Shadow of Mordor up to 60% off

Need some RPG love this Memorial Day weekend? On PC, both Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have some impressive discounts at GMG. In the case of Mordor, the game is instantly 50% off, dropping from $50 to only $24...

 
 
 
 
 
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Shadow of Mordor DLC goes hunting, vomiting

Monolith released Lord of the Hunt today, the first add-on pack for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Yeah, the $10 DLC has a lot of the stuff you'd expect: new nemeses, new challenges, and even some guy named Torvin the Dwarven Hunter ...

 
 
 
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Shadow of Mordor's first DLC has vomiting monsters

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was reminiscent of a summer blockbuster, keeping me on seat's edge throughout, only to be virtually forgotten upon seeing the credits roll. But say you're still under its spell, well, perhaps Warner Bros. can ...

 
 
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Dress up like the bad guy in this free Shadow of Mordor DLC

Monolith has released a free Power of Shadow DLC pack for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on Steam, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Most notably, it includes an alternate costume for Talion that resembles the Black Hand of Sauron. Epic Runes ar...

 
 
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Price Chop: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel & Shadow of Mordor

Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Spot something good that we didn't see? Let us know and we'll add it! Post formatting is a work in progress, so suggestion...

 
 
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Shadow of Mordor: A visual tour of stabbing orcs in the face

Mordor may not have the most picturesque landscapes in Middle-earth, but that hasn't stopped Monolith from kitting out its new action game with a photo mode. The addition allows you to take dramatic shots of Talion stabbing Uruk-Hai in...

 
 




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Tomorrow I am skyping a d&d game with family in A fun oneshot inspired by the dance hall in The Murder mystery, ghost patrons who think they are alive, stolen artifacts never meant to touch and even a Genie of Cant wait!

 
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Is it just me or did the music in that Fire Emblem: Three Houses trailer sound more like Xenoblade 2 than Fire Emblem?

 
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Played a few rounds of Heroes of the Storm last Was fathers day drunk and its my go to drunk What do you all play when you know youre too in the basket to play something with

 
 

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