Gameplay Trailer, Retailer Exclusives Revealed For Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
Posted by Joseph Lee on 05.19.2014
Find out what you'll get with each pre-order...
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have released a new "Weapons and Runes" gameplay trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, showing how to upgrade the abilities of Talion in the game. Meanwhile, Superhero Hype reports that the exclusives for various retailers have been revealed. They include:
Amazon – Deadly Archer Rune: "Talion will deal extra damage when executing ranged headshots against Sauron's Captains."
Best Buy – Flame of Arnor Rune: "Talion can ignite his blade by achieving a high combo count and incinerate his enemies."
GameStop – Captain of the Watch / Hidden Blade Rune: "'Captain of the Watch' character skin and the Hidden Blade Rune – Talion can deal extra damage when executing stealth attacks against Sauron's Captains."
Steam– Orc Slayer Rune: "Talion will decimate Sauron's Captains with increased damage from special attacks."
Those who pre-order the game will also get access (at launch) to "The Dark Ranger" bonus pack. The game will be released on October 7 for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.
Here's a synopsis: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor delivers a dynamic game environment where the player orchestrates their personal plan of vengeance as they bend Mordor to their will. The game begins on the night of Sauron's return to Mordor, as his Black Captains brutally execute the Rangers of the Black Gate. Players become Talion, a ranger who loses his family and everything he holds dear, only to be returned from death by a mysterious Spirit of vengeance. As Talion's personal vendetta unfolds, players uncover the mystery of the Spirit that compels him, discover the origin of the Rings of Power and confront the ultimate nemesis.