After Monolith’s 2014 gem Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor proved to be one of the best Lord of the Rings games ever made, it’s no surprise that a sequel is coming. With the announcement finally here, we’re excited to finally go back to Middle-earth! As a huge fan of Talion’s tale in Shadow of Mordor, and a big Tolkien nerd in general, the announcement of Shadow of War has got me eager to take another stab at the lidless eye.
That’s not going to happen until its August 22 release date, but for now we’re poring over every piece of information we have. Speaking of, if you haven’t yet watched the excellent 16-minute Shadow of War gameplay walkthrough showcasing the changes and improvements coming to Middle-earth: Shadow of War, stop reading this right now and go do that.