We know that Middle-earth: Shadow of War is going to have some traditional enemies, as well as some reimagined ones, but it wouldn't be Middle-earth without some exceptional monsters to really try to mess with your day. A new trailer from Gamescom shows off some of these bad guys, and that discretion may sometimes be the better part of valor.
Talion faces off against numerous enemies in the video, with the spectral Celebrimbor by his side offering counsel on ways to defeat - or survive - the various foes. We even get to see the familiar Balrog that gained Gandolf a level from grey to white in the movie.
Shadow of War is promising a revamped Nemesis system and more enemies to convert to your cause when it comes out for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on October 10. We've gotten plenty of looks at the gameplay already, leaving us with the impression that this could be better than the original. We will know soon enough.
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Was that an Ent-Wife?
I started Shadow of Mordor or whatever the first game is called a few weeks ago for the second time, and quit after 5 hours for the second time. The game feels like Dance Dance Revolution with Orks. It's super one-dimensional and insanely frustrating when you're suddenly surrounded by 3 Captains and a bunch of poisonous shield guys.
I hope this game will improve on the initial difficulty scale.