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  • MonolithAndy

    August has arrived, and with it so has beautiful sunshine, and your first chance to get hands-on time with Shadow of Mordor at Gamescom 2014!

    If you're part of the epic horde descending on Cologne, Germany for the yearly gathering of game companies and fans alike, you're in luck! Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will be playable to all at Gamescom 2014. Come explore the Sea of Nurn in your own hands-on experience, find your very own Nemesis, and try not to get killed by him.

    We'll be located in Hall 9.1, Aisle A, Booth #021. We'll be waiting, consoles at the ready. Safe travels!

    If you're unable to attend Gamescom, worry not - we've got you covered. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all the latest update…

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  • MonolithAndy

    Continuing our Behind the Scenes series, we took a chance to sit down with Troy Baker (Talion) and Alastair Duncan (Celebrimbor), to discuss their experiences creating Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

    Take a look now, and get some first peeks at brand new scenes from the game!

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  • MonolithAndy

    The power of the Wraith has amplified Talion's abilities, and granted him many more. Among those, his ability to navigate the world has changed significantly.

    Here are a few ways you won't be simply walking into Mordor.

    No matter the elevation, the powers of the Wraith have granted you the ability to leap from higher heights than any mortal could. Whether you're escaping a fight, you're dropping down on an unsuspecting foe for a kill, or you're departing one of the mysterious towers hidden around Mordor, you won't have to slow down due to a cumbersome descent.

    Using Celebrimbor's speed, Talion will now be able to make his fleet feet far more capable than ever before. As you spend time mastering your abilities and growing your strength, you'll…

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  • MonolithAndy

    The fight that Celebrimbor and Talion now share is one of great significance. Together they'll work against Sauron's forces to try and build an army of their own, and bend Mordor to their will.

    Take a look at the latest gameplay trailer for Shadow of Mordor, which explores the abilities Celebrimbor will bring to the battlefield, where he and Talion will hack, slash, and dominate their way through countless Uruks.

    Which of Celebrimbor's abilities are you most looking forward to using?

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  • Knakveey

    Hi folks,

    Thanks again for all the awesome submissions. You can now check out the new fannotation video below!

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  • MonolithAndy

    An Uruk Captain is staring you down. He's called you out, he's ready to fight, and he's got no qualms cutting you down to size. One of the memorable fights made possible by the Nemesis System is knocking at your door, and it's time for you to make a choice; How will you finish this fight?

    You've got a bevy of combat options at your disposal. Between Talion's sword, his dagger, and the Wraith's bow you've got a number of alternatives with which to take this Captain out, should you wish to take the direct route.

    Depending on what you learn about this Captain, there's a chance that he might be vulnerable to a certain monster within Mordor. By utilizing said monster's bloodlust, you might be able to bring one to your aid to kill the Captain. But…

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  • MonolithAndy

    The first behind the scenes interview for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has arrived, with Troy Baker, who stars as Talion, and Christian Cantamessa, lead writer. Watch as they discuss their experiences creating the game, and learn how they brought Talion's story to life. Look closely for the first glimpse of a beloved Middle-earth character, and a few new faces!

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  • MonolithAndy

    E3 2014 is behind us. Three days spent in the Los Angeles Convention Center showing Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor to gamers and press alike, have now come and gone in spectacular fashion. And, as the final day came to a close, we couldn't help but notice that our awards wall had made a good many friends.

    Monolith Productions brought home 40 total awards and nominations from E3 (and counting!), making this the biggest E3 in our 20-year history. And we couldn't be more proud.

    Here's how it all looked once the dust settled.


    • Best of E3 - GameSpot
    • Best of E3 - Digital Trends
    • Best of E3 - Electric Playground
    • Best of E3 - New Game Network
    • Best of E3 - PlayStation Lifestyle
    • Best of E3 - The Escapist
    • Editor's Choice - Polygon
    • Editor's Choice - The Nerdist
    • Most …

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  • MonolithAndy

    In Shadow of Mordor, every Uruk foe has the potential to become a leader in Sauron's army. And you have the potential to create power struggles within the Uruk hierarchy.

    This is all thanks to the Nemesis System, the beating heart behind Shadow of Mordor's Uruk hordes. Learn more in our latest trailer:

    Discover more about this trailer using Palantir in Sync Mode. Get more information on Palantir here, and download it today!

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  • MonolithAndy

    Unveiling the official CG trailer for Shadow of Mordor, just in time for E3!

    Watch the Gravewalker leave his mark on Sauron's forces.

    Leave your mark, and register for a WBID to get the community exclusive Orc Hunter Rune! Be sure to sign in on Palantir to get the Gravewalker Rune as well, and watch this trailer using Sync Mode for additional information.

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