News: Middle-earth: Shadow of War will feature ‘key characters from the lore’ without ‘shoehorning’

Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will not be ‘shoehorning in’ established characters from Lord of the Rings, according to Monolith’s Creative VP. 

In interview with our sister site Xbox Achievements, Michael de Plater talked about how characters fit into the story of the sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. 

‘The thing we want to avoid is the shoehorning in,’ said de Plater. ‘If they fit the story and support the story, then we put them in.

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Source: Video Gamer