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Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Desolation of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of War surprised me in myriad ways in pretty much every facet of its existence. The large-scale battles involving giant armies actually felt grand in scale, and the mechanical advancements in Talion's locomotion ma...

 
 
 
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Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Blade of Galadriel

I hope that we're nearing the end of the tale that Monolith started to tell in 2014 with Shadow of Mordor and whatever is next is a clean slate. With a portion of the token DLC shipped we're nearing the finish line, and Talion's story ...

 
 
 
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Conan O'Brien tackles Shadow of War in new Clueless Gamer

There is a new episode of Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer series, where the chat-show host, comedian and former Simpsons writer tackles an upcoming title for a little bit of PR, to somewhat amusing effect.The new episode has Conan try his ha...

 
 
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Shadow of War's controversial charity DLC is now free

It was reported last month that Middle Earth: Shadow of War DLC, created to honour a recently-passed developer, would be available for purchase, with the money going to the deceased's family. Things turned sleazy when it was revealed that t...

 
 
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be launching this December

Along with a new, extended story trailer, today's Nintendo Direct has revealed the release date for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. The sprawling RPG will be coming just in time for Christmas with a release date of December 1, 2017. Along with that...

 
 
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Monolith says Shadow of War's end fight won't suck

Maybe the strongest praise for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor necessitates pointing out its most glaring flaw. The game was a darling, managing to please fans and earn critical acclaim. All of that in spite of the fact that the final b...

 
 
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(Update) Shadow of War DLC honours developer who passed away

[UPDATE: Readers with eyes far better than mine have directed me to the microscopic disclaimer at the end of the trailer, which reads as follows: "Donations will be made on purchases from any 1 of the 50 US or DC (excluding purchases made f...

 
 
 
 
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Are You Afraid of the Orc?

Submitted for the approval of the Mordor Society, I call this story: Here's a New Middle-earth: Shadow of War Trailer Where One of the Tribes Is Really Scary.

 
 
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Cast your Shadow of War onto foes online!

I know for awhile there, I was worried that Middle-earth: Shadow of War was going to be a solo excursion. I mean, at every possibly opportunity, I want multiplayer modes. I especially love them in typically single-player games, because the ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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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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8-4 won't be handling Xenoblade Chronicles 2's localization

It's a bit weird for me that we're getting a new Xenoblade Chronicles game in the first year of the Nintendo Switch. Barring any unforeseen delays, we'll be returning to this wonderfully expansive sci-fi world once more before the end of 20...

 
 




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