Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

A splinter of procedural creativity keeps this derivative open-worlder feeling fresh.

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VideoWatch: Grief and video games

Low Batteries episode six.

Digital FoundryLast-gen revisited: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Is this the worst-performing PS3 game of recent times?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

With or without ultra textures, it's a close tussle between PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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We Happy Few, Shadow of Mordor among next Xbox Game Pass additions

Plus Saints Row: The Third and The Lego Movie.

VideoWatch: Grief and video games

Low Batteries episode six.

Shadow of Mordor 2 leaked via stuntwoman's resume

Suggests a CGI announcement trailer is on the horizon.

Shadow of Mordor does simply win GDC 2015 Game of the Year

Should think a sequel is very likely.

Shadow of Mordor Lord of the Hunt DLC released

Not to be confused with Michael Flatley.

Digital FoundryLast-gen revisited: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Is this the worst-performing PS3 game of recent times?

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gets free DLC today

Lets you play as a woman, adds higher difficulty.

Video game price rises spark UK inflation bump

"Consumers are prepared to pay for these amazing experiences."

Shadow of Mordor Lord of the Hunt DLC details

Mounted warchiefs, and new mounts.

Shadow of Mordor patch adds versatile Photo Mode

But you can't actually take the precious pictures on Xbox One.

FeatureLet's have more games that show rather than tell

Shadow of Mordor becomes great, but introduces itself poorly.

UK chart: Shadow of Mordor biggest launch for a game based on Lord of the Rings

Forza Horizon 2 third. Super Smash Bros. 3DS fourth. FIFA 15 still top.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

With or without ultra textures, it's a close tussle between PS4, Xbox One and PC.

VideoVideo: Shadow of Mordor live stream

Join Ian's Fellowship from 5pm and win a PS4 copy of the game.

Digital FoundryEyes-on with PC Shadow of Mordor's 6GB ultra-HD textures

UPDATE: Video added comparing PS4 with the PC game running ultra textures.

PS3 and Xbox 360 Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor delayed

PS4 and Xbox One versions unaffected. PC version bumped up slightly.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Season Pass detailed

Exclusive content at launch and after. UPDATE: Price added.

VideoShadow of Mordor will give you a unique orc nemesis

Plus plenty more from Outside Xbox.

Assassin's Creed dev questions Shadows of Mordor similarities

UPDATE: Mordor dev says AC "wasn't something we were consciously going for".

It's Middle-earth: Shadows of Mordor in action

He's running Rings around them!

Shadows of Mordor screenshots

Have these elves heard of Santa?

Shadow of Mordor sounds like Arkham Batman games

A hunter toying with prey in an open world.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor announced

Next-gen Lord of the Rings by Monolith.