Middle-earth: Shadow of War Announced

The sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has been confirmed today after a retailer leaked the information over the weekend. Titled Middle-earth: Shadow of War is another original story that brings back Talion and Celebrimbor as he goes behind enemy lines to bring down the Dark Lord Sauron.

From the press release:

“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 action-adventure game 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.”

Here is the announcement trailer that accompanied the announcement.


Middle-earth: Shadow of War is expected to launch on August 22, 2017 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Project Scorpio and PC.

Written by Michael Cwick

Michael Cwick

Just a nerd from the Windy City. I’m actually really bad at describing myself because I get all self-critical and self-conscious. Follow me on Twitter, @The1stMJC, to see my borderline insane rants on tv shows and other non important subjects. If I’m not tweeting I’m probably just watching Buffy or Firefly for the millionth time.

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