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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

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The family of Talion, a ranger of Gondor responsible for guarding the Black Gate of Mordor, is killed by Saurons armies, but Talion is revived with wraith-like abilities and heads into Mordor to exact his revenge.


Christian Cantamessa (story & writing team: Main Missions), Jeff Harkavy (story & writing team: Main Missions) | 15 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Jack Quaid ... Dirhael (voice)
Laura Bailey ... Ioreth (voice)
Troy Baker ... Talion (voice)
Claudia Black ... Queen Marwen (voice)
Nolan North ... The Black Hand of Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Travis Willingham ... Hirgon / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Nemesis Orcs / Humans (voice)
Steve Blum ... Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Galadriel (voice)
John DiMaggio ... The Hammer of Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Ratbag (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Humans (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Nemesis Orcs / Hallas (voice)
Brian Bloom ... Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Liam O'Brien ... Gollum (voice)

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The family of Talion, a ranger who guards the black gates into Mordor, is brutally killed by the black hand of Sauron. Talion is also killed but is brought back to life merged with a wraith that gives him inhuman powers. He ventures into Mordor to exact revenge and to help the wraith find his past identity and what brings the two together. Written by Alex Henry

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The game's protagonist, Talion, was inspired by Boromir, from The Lord of the Rings trilogy. See more »


[disguised Sauron gives Celebrimbor a magical smithing hammer]
Celebrimbor: It is so fine a gift.
[Celebrimbor forges the Rings of Power]
Sauron: Only you could accomplish such art, Celebrimbor.
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Utterly Brilliant

As a huge Tolkien fan (I absolutely love The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books)I couldn't wait to get my hands on this for my PC. And I absolutely love it. The combat is basically the Assassin's Creed/Batman Arkham combat, but it seems to be a bit different. Not as slow-paced as AC, but not as fast as Batman Arkham. It's a perfect meet in the middle (Earth-see what I did there?). It has likable characters, great boss fights, great voice acting (anything Troy Baker does, is brilliant). The only downside is the overwhelming amount of enemies early on. Sometimes I just felt as if I couldn't defeat them all. Luckily from there on-out, it's good. I strongly recommend.

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30 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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Chicago Illinois, USA

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