Watch the first ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of War’ gameplay trailer

The battle for Middle-earth begins again

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Journey back to Middle-earth with an all-new gameplay trailer for “Middle-earth: Shadow of War”. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released the first gameplay footage of the highly anticipated sequel this week, the game is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

This Gameplay Walkthrough introduces viewers to the next generation of the innovative Nemesis System with the addition of Nemesis Fortresses, where players must utilize different strategies to conquer dynamic strongholds and forge their personalized Orc army.

In this video, Talion and Celebrimbor, who return as the Bright Lord, must lead a fortress assault on the mountain valley of Seregost and take it from one of Sauron’s Overlords. To succeed, they will use the power of the New Ring to recruit Followers during enemy encounters—a new mechanic allowing gamers to establish entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal and revenge. This Gameplay Walkthrough is just one of the millions of possibilities that players will experience in Middle-earth: Shadow of War. You can watch the official trailer below, or from the Warner Bros. Interactive YouTube channel.

Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an open-world action RPG that continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The studio teased the game stating, “Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.”

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is already available to pre-order, in several different editions. You can find the pre-order bonuses and DLC offerings on authorised retailers like Amazon.com. Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Project Scorpio, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro beginning August 22, 2017.

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