Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Announced
The sequel to 2014's game of the year, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor has been officially announced through a trailer released by its publisher, Warner Bros. Prior to the official announcement, the game was leaked by retailers, prompting Warner Bros. to make the game's existence public.
The trailer itself confirms that Talion and Celebrimbor, the wraith who possesses him, will return as the main characters. The story will revolve around a new ring of power, crafted by Talion and Celebrimbor, and the role it will play in a war between the entirety of Middle-Earth against the forces of the returning Sauron. The game is also said to expand upon the excellent Nemesis system, in which the player's actions influence the inner workings of randomly-generated enemy stronghold's and vice versa. The game's current release date is set for 25 August 2017, for PS4, Xbox one and PC.