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Middle-earth: Shadow of War Launch Hub

Middle-earth: Shadow of War‘s release is a huge moment for the gaming industry. Its predecessor, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, was one of the promising new IPs early in the generation, having won several game of the year awards.  As great as it was, it had a lot of untapped potential. Now that a sequel is here, gamers are wondering if it can push the series to the next level.

We’ve been covering the game since its announcement earlier in the year, to a point where we’ve interviewed the team behind the game, and played it at three press events. Below you will find our coverage.

Features

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Is Bringing These Epic Improvements

  • There are some new features coming to Shadow of War, in addition to an all-new story. In this feature we overview what the game will offer.

Tell GR: What Do You Want To See From Middle-Earth: Shadow of War?

  • We asked our readers what they want to see in this sequel. This is what they said.

Previews

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In Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War, The Stakes Are Much Higher [GDC 2017 ]

  • At GDC we were able to learn more about the game shortly after its announcement. What we learned more than anything is there will be a lot of risk involved.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Looks Incredible, Despite Delay [E3 2017]

  • Monolith Productions brought a playable demo to E3. We knew we had to play it.

Interview: Troy Baker and Michael Plater Talk Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s Tonality [SDCC 2017]

  • We had a chance to interview the team behind the game, including popular voice actor Troy Baker.

News

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Shadow of Mordor Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of War Won’t Be Coming to Switch, Says Monolith

  • Expecting a Switch port? Not so fast.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War’s Open-World Featured in New Trailer

  • The open-world design of Shadow of War is one of its greatest assets. Here’s a quick look at it.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets a Story Trailer, Features New Ring

  • Here’s another trailer, this time with an emphasis on the story.