New story details for the game, including the identity of the mysterious Wraith bound to protagonist Talion, as well as his connection to Sauron
Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions have revealed a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a third-person action game set in Middle-earth exploring an original story of vengeance and redemption. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor promises to deliver a dynamic game environment where the player orchestrates their personal plan of vengeance as they bend Mordor to their will.
The game begins on the night of Sauron’s return to Mordor, as his Black Captains brutally execute the Rangers of the Black Gate. Players become Talion, a ranger who loses his family and everything he holds dear, only to be returned from death by a mysterious Spirit of vengeance. As Talion's personal vendetta unfolds, players uncover the mystery of the Spirit that compels him, discover the origin of the Rings of Power and confront the ultimate nemesis.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will arrive in the UK on October 3rd, 2014, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.