Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
sent us the first screenshots
from Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
, a third-person action game set in Middle-earth exploring an original story of vengeance and redemption. In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him. Through the course of his personal vendetta, Talion uncovers the truth of the Spirit that compels him, learns the origins of the Rings of Power and ultimately confronts his true nemesis.
Through the Nemesis System, enemy relationships and characteristics are shaped by player actions and decisions to create personal archenemies that remember and adapt to the player and are distinct to every gameplay session.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is under development by Monolith Productions
and will launch for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.