As we were promised when the announce trailer was released last week, the first gameplay demo has been released for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.
The demo runs over 16 minutes in length, and is filled with lots and lots of brutal orc carnage. You can read more about Shadow of War and watch the gameplay demo below.
In Middle-earth: Shadow of War, players wield a new Ring of Power and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth. The open-world action-adventure game is brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System. The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where the environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War is currently scheduled for release on August 22nd.
Watch the first gameplay footage of Middle-earth: Shadow of Warâ„¢, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordorâ„¢.
This Gameplay Walkthrough introduces viewers to the next generation of the innovative Nemesis System with the addition of Nemesis Fortresses, where players must utilise different strategies to conquer dynamic strongholds and forge their personalised Orc army. In this video, Talion and Celebrimbor, who return as the Bright Lord, must lead a fortress assault on the mountain valley of Seregost and take it from one of Sauron’s Overlords. To succeed, they will use the power of the New Ring to recruit Followers during enemy encounters””a new mechanic allowing gamers to establish entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal and revenge. This Gameplay Walkthrough is just one of the millions of possibilities that players will experience in Middle-earth: Shadow of Warâ„¢.
Set between the events of The Hobbitâ„¢ and The Lord of the Ringsâ„¢, Middle-earth: Shadow of Warâ„¢ is an open-world action RPG that continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordorâ„¢. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.