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Blood franchise could be revived with crowdfunding support

By John Keefer, Jun 06, 2016 7:15am PDT

IP rights would need to be taken care of first.


"Jace has put this forward before, but without him spearheading it, will likely again come to ..."

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition coming next week

By Daniel Perez, Apr 29, 2015 6:30am PDT

A Game of the Year Edition of Shadow of Mordor is coming next week and will include a ton of content, including story packs, skins, runes, challenge modes, and more.


"I'm assuming there's no new content or texture upgrades? That the Bundlestars $30 deal is ..."

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Xenoblade Chronicles X video takes an 8-minute tour of Mira

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 12:28pm PDT

Xenoblade Chronicles X will represent a new beginning for humanity and today, Nintendo offered a glimpse into the vast planet of Mira as part of a dedicated Nintendo Direct.


"I'm seriously considering buying one just for this and Zelda. And then there's the bonus of ..."

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Shadow of Mordor: The Bright Lord Impressions: The Ring Has Awoken

By Daniel Perez, Feb 25, 2015 12:30pm PST

The final piece of downloadable content for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor features Celebrimbor wielding The One Ring, but does this legendary accessory make him feel overpowered? Let's find out in our impressions.


"The main game is sufficient challenge. God Mode is not a bad thing, question is do you still ..."

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Shadow of Mordor's The Bright Lord DLC pack now available

By Daniel Perez, Feb 24, 2015 6:40am PST

Play as Celebrimbor and wield the One Ring in Shadow of Mordor's latest DLC pack.


2014 Game of the Year 3: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

By Steve Watts, Jan 01, 2015 2:00pm PST

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor surprised us with a perfect balance of well-executed mechanics and a revolutionary new boss system, which is sure to inspire other developers for years to come.


"I hated it. No variety in the locations. Same 6 or 8 quests over and over. Combat seemed more ..."

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Shadow of Mordor 'Lord of the Hunt' DLC stalks its prey today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2014 6:00am PST

It's time to unleash the beast within with today's Lord of the Hunt DLC for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.


Shadow of Mordor free DLC lets you play as Lithariel

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2014 6:35am PST

You can now play as the warrior princess from the main campaign; plus, a new super-tough Challenge Mode.


"I'd already forgotten about this. Hopefully this one be the only thing that comes with the ..."

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Shadow of Mordor 'Lord of the Hunt' DLC detailed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 6:30am PDT

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's first piece of downloadable content has finally been detailed. Find out what Talion will be up to in Lord of the Hunt.


"Either more content (another map to justify the $25) or cheaper. "

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor free Power of Shadow bundle available today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 21, 2014 7:30am PDT

Get ready to kill way more Uruk thanks to the new Power of Shadow bundle.


Shadow of Mordor patch adds Photo Mode to PS4 and Xbox One [Update: PC, too!]

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2014 11:55am PDT

Grab the nearest dead orc and strike a pose!


"It's not just a camera mode. It's an actual in game dSLR that you carry around and upgrade with ..."

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Shadow of Mordor primer: stepping into the ring

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2014 6:00am PDT

Are you ready to take on the toughest Middle-earth has to offer? We give a few tips on how to get started in your quest for vengeance.


"Oh awesome, video and/or text content! Perfect, I wasn't able to read the article this morning ..."

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Shacknews Spotlight: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

By Shack Staff, Sep 29, 2014 1:15pm PDT

In today's Shacknews Spotlight, Steve Watts and Steven Wong walk in the Shadow of Mordor. We discuss the art of hunting Uruk captains, the Nemesis system, and becoming lunch meat for a wandering caragor.


"I agree with the others here - I prefer the text format. It would be cool if their future video ..."

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor season pass highlighted in new trailer

By Daniel Perez, Sep 29, 2014 8:15am PDT

A new trailer has been published that shows off all of the upcoming DLC that's included in Shadow of Mordor's season pass.


"Example: Aliens: Colonial Marines. Pre-order Season Passes remove that "verifying that game is ..."

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor review: simply walk into Mordor

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2014 9:01pm PDT

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor wears its influences on its sleeve, but integrates them so well with its own ideas that it stands up as a unique achievement on its own. Our review.


""This review is based on a retail PlayStation 4 disc provided by the publisher. ""

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