A new gameplay demo for the sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, titled Middle-earth: Shadow of War, was presented at E3 2017. It’s another fun preview of the game, similar to what we’ve seen in previous trailers and gameplay. But one thing stood out, and it alone makes me want the game.
A new character is introduced, an orc named Bruz the Chopper, who sounds an awful lot like Bruce from the 2003 Pixar classic Finding Nemo. The actor who voiced Bruce, Barry Humphries, has only done one video game in his near 60-year career, Kinect Disneyland Adventures, once again voicing his Finding Nemo character. And Humphries is not yet officially listed on the cast. But so far the only actor who is listed is Troy Baker, who returns to voice the main character Talion. Oh, and a semi-related note: Humphries also played the Great Goblin in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Continue below to watch the new gameplay video and judge for yourself!
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