Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions today revealed the new Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gameplay trailer, titled “Weapons and Runes” and showcasing how to upgrade Talion’s abilities throughout the game.
New retail exclusive details have been revealed. The following exclusives will be available via the respective retailers below:
Amazon – Deadly Archer Rune – Talion will deal extra damage when executing ranged headshots against Sauron’s Captains
Best Buy – Flame of Arnor Rune – Talion can ignite his blade by achieving a high combo count and incinerate his enemies
GameStop – Captain of the Watch / Hidden Blade Rune – “Captain of the Watch” character skin and the Hidden Blade Rune – Talion can deal extra damage when executing stealth attacks against Sauron’s Captains
Steam – Orc Slayer Rune – Talion will decimate Sauron’s Captains with increased damage from special attacks
All those who pre-order Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will also receive access at the game’s launch to “The Dark Ranger” exclusive bonus pack, per the previously announced news.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor delivers 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.
Release Date October 7 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC.