The ‘War for Mordor begins’ in the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith announcement trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Check it out below. It is quite stunning.
The game is set between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It picks up right where Shadow of Mordor, with Talion and Celebrimbor forging a new ‘Ring of Power’ to use in the battle against Sauron.
Developer Notes: Middle-earth: Shadow of War™ is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor™, winner of more than 50 industry awards, including 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards’ Game of the Year, Outstanding Innovation in Gaming at the 2015 D.I.C.E. Awards and the BAFTA for Game Design. In Middle-earth: Shadow of War, players wield a new Ring of Power and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth. The open-world RPG is brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System. The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where the environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War was developed by Monolith Productions, and was directed by Michael de Plater.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be released August 22nd, 2017 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.