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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.

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Credited cast:
Jack Quaid ... Dirhael (voice)
Laura Bailey ... Ioreth (voice)
Claudia Black ... Queen Marwen (voice)
Troy Baker ... Talion (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Nemesis Orcs / Humans (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Nemesis Orcs / Hallas (voice)
Nolan North ... The Black Hand of Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
John DiMaggio ... The Hammer of Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Ratbag (voice)
Brian Bloom ... Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Travis Willingham ... Hirgon / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Steve Blum ... Sauron / Nemesis Orcs (voice)
Adam Croasdell ... Torvin (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Humans (voice)
Jason Connery ... Ship Captain (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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30 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago Illinois, USA

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[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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Most Astonishing Game for the Next-Gen Consoles
2 January 2015 | by jorgeheinrich31See all my reviews

I just bought this game a few days ago. and I'm still not getting bored of it. This is possibly the most fun game I've played since The Last Of Us came out for Playstation 3! The graphics are absolutely gorgeous! And don't even get me started on the combat! The combat is so smooth and so fluid, yes I know it's EXACTLY like the Assassin's Creed combat and so is mostly everything to be honest, the sprinting, the sneaking, the climbing. But this game has one thing that no other game has, and this is what makes it special. The Nemesis System! It's absolutely magnificent! That's what makes this game great is that it could go on forever. The Nemesis System is basically a system of a mere twenty captain Uruks, they all have special names and power skills and ranking and weaknesses and strengths, and that's fun! If a Captain kills you, then they rank up and possibly get promoted, if YOU kill them then they obviously die but they can come back to life but they're just demoted to beginner and aren't in the system (nemesis branch of captains) anymore. but when you run into one, you'll know because they'll stare you down and say some rude thing "you weak peasant." some sort of comment. and then you can fight them yet again. Also, when you kill a captain you always get a Rune which you can apply to your sword, bow, or dagger. (depends on the rune because they're each meant for one of the weapons.) So overall, I give this game a solid 10/10 because the replay value is very high in my opinion. The graphics are beautiful! The combat and nemesis system are outstanding! and overall I think it was a well spent $50. I would recommend buying this game. Even if you're not into the middle age type of games like The Elder Scrolls, because in my opinion I hated those type of games until I bought this. So give it a try! Thanks for reading.


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