The newest Middle-earth: Shadow of War Video showcases the Marauder Tribe, which is a faction of Orcs who “specialize in pillaging and feasting on whatever they conquer, leaving only splinters and bones behind.” According to the video, which you can see below, The Marauder Tribe, above all else, value Grog, Guts, and Glory.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the follow-up to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, has been delayed from its original launch date of August 22nd, 2017 to October 10th, 2017. In a post, Developer Monolith Productions didn’t go into much detail into why the game was delayed, but did talk about how “Middle-earth: Shadow of War expands gameplay in every dimension, including the massive open wor...[Read More]
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, the sequel to 2014’s fantastic Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, has a new 16-minute gameplay walkthrough. This first look at gameplay showcases the changes and improvements that will expand the breadth of the game and the famed Nemesis System. In Shadow of Mordor, the focus of the Nemesis System was mostly on enemies and revenge, whereas this iteration seems to bu...[Read More]
In the land of Mordor, where the shadows lie, a Ranger and a Wraith set out on a path of vengeance against the Black Hand, a lieutenant of the Dark Lord Sauron. The Ranger, Talion, was killed by the Black Hand after watching his wife and son sacrificed before him as part of a dark ritual. The Wraith, whose identity will be discussed later in the review (I’d say “spoiler alert,” b...[Read More]
I keep saying this, but I’m not sure it’s been sinking in to all of your zombie-food, so I’m going to say it again. I love The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. I love The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings more than Star Trek, which I love more than Star Wars, which I love more than Deadpool, which I love more than Firefly. I loved War in the North last year, and now, in the lead-...[Read More]
There are fantasy worlds in which orcs are noble creatures. Valiant, peaceful, and in harmony with nature, these orcs are worthy of respect and admiration. While I do appreciate the effort that has gone in to bringing a modicum of civility and gentility to a stereotypically barbarous and bloodthirsty race, my orcs of choice have always been, and always will be, Tolkien orcs. Orcs Must Die!, as you...[Read More]
Harry Potter is a phenomenon bigger than anything we’re likely to see again in our lifetimes. It’s a tale that has stretched out over a decade, a thing which has entertained and enraptured people of all ages, races and genders. But why? What is it about a simple children’s book that created such a worldwide phenomenon? Well, now that it’s over, both book and film wise, mayb...[Read More]
You want to watch the equivalent of an entire work day’s amount of hobbit filled adventures in Middle Earth? You want to watch it in the best picture quality available? Then I’ve got good news for you.
If you’ve gotten tired of all your old Lord of the Rings games fear not! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced an all new co-op title: The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest. Prepare to see more of your favorite characters as they travel and fight all new battles.
I was never bit by the MMORPG bug in the way most people are. I tried World of Warcraft for a month or two, but eventually got tired of paying a monthly subscription fee just to grind a character. I only started World of Warcraft in the first place because there was a promotion for a free week of play, and I wanted to see what all the hubbub was about. Since that time, I haven’t touched a...[Read More]