This unofficial guide to Middle Earth: The Shadow of Mordor lists all of the key elements of the game in detail and also offers a comprehensive walkthrough for all of its quests (both main and side quests) . It should prove useful in finding all of the attractions in the game developed by the Monolith Productions, in dealing with the most demanding opponents and finding all of the best hidden treasures. The initial chapters of this walkthrough are devoted to the description of the most important issues connected with melee fight, ranged fight, acting from shadows and exploration of the game world. Next, you will learn about Sauron's Army (Nemesis system), i.e. one of the unique elements of the game. In that chapter, you can find information and hints, among others, concerned with discovering the members of the army, learning about their weak and strong points, their development and promotions, their activity independent of the player's activity, as well as on rewards that you are granted for their elimination highly-valuable runes). The next big chapter of this guide revolves around the protagonist. It goes into detail describing Talion's development. In there, you will learn how to unlock new abilities, attributes and how to upgrade weapons (sword, bow, dagger). Arguably, the most space in this guide has been devoted to the walkthrough for all of the missions available in the game. This means, first of all, the 20 storyline missions, although you can also find walkthroughs for side missions here. These are connected with civilians and various types of weapons. The final part of the guide has been devoted to finding collectibles. It has been enriched with maps of the available locations, which are going to be helpful while locating the treasures. The whole has been rounded up with pages connected with completing additional challenges and unlocking achievements. Middle Earth: The Shadow of Mordor is an action-adventure game in the world of The Lord Of the Rings. During the game, you control Talion, who returns to the world of the living, after his death, for reasons unknown to him. Now he is searching to exact revenge on the murderers of his family.
This guide for Middle Earth: The Shadow of Mordor:
- A handful of hints connected with combat, acting from shadows and exploration of the virtual Middle Earth;
- Description of the game's mechanics, connected with the Nemesis system, i.e. Sauron's army (learning about its members, their activities in the game world, the way to eliminate them and rewards connected with that);
- Information on the development of the main protagonist (abilities, attributes), as well as upgrades for the weapons used by him;
- A detailed walkthrough for all the main missions of the game's storyline;
- A detailed walkthrough for all the side missions (helping civilians, missions connected with using weapons);
- A list of all the collectibles available in the game, including hi-res maps with their locations marked;
- Information on completing additional challenges;
- A list of achievements and hints on how to obtain them.
Jacek "Stranger" Halas (www.gry-online.pl)
About Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game Guide
Author : Jacek "Stranger" Halas for gamepressure.com
last update : May 05, 2016
Guide contains : 122 pages, 408 images, 10 maps and annotated illustrations.
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Video Game
- genre: Action
- developer: Monolith Productions
- publisher: Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
- platform: PC, XBOX360, PS3, XONE, PS4
- rated: PEGI: Age 18+ / ESRB: Mature
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action game set in the world of the Lord of the Rings. The game was developed by an experienced Monolith Productions studio which team has created No One Lives Forever series and the first two versions of F.E.A.R.
The player portrays Talion - an experienced scout, whose family is murdered by Sauron’s unquestioning supporter. A moment later, he also says goodbye to life but it is not the end of the story. Instead, the ancient Spirit of Vengeance resurrects him and gives him Wraith’s powers. Talion decides to go to Mordor and eliminates all who contributed to the tragedy. During the campaign, the player is able to discover the truth about the creature which helped him back to the world of the living and learn the history of the creation of the Lord of the Rings. The game puts a lot of emphasis on the story and the decisions made by the players led to serious consequences in the latter parts of the story.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action game where the players can observe action from the camera placed behind the character. The game is concentrate mainly on battles with numerous enemies using extensive fighting mechanics based on a system taken from Arkham series. The strong point of the project is an artificial intelligence. Every opponent is a separate character, who has its own personality, rank, strong and weak points. A special system tracks all decisions and fights and then based on it, shapes the attitude of the enemies towards the player. During the development of the campaign, the enemies learn the player’s tactics and some of them can even develop a desire for revenge to the hero and try to take revenge on him.
For fans of the game, an additional advantage is the fact that during the production of the game, the authors have cooperated with the people from Middle-earth Enterprises and Weta Workshop - special effects studio. It helps to fits the game into the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien while staying true to the style of the cinema saga.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor PC version System Requirements
Recommended: Core i7 3.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB (GeForce GTX 670 or better), 40 GB HDD, Windows 7/8 64-bit