Middle-earth: Shadow of War – An Olog broke my sword and I didn’t like it

It had been a fine day in Mordor, a very fine day indeed. Why was it a fine day? Simple: I had just completed my first Online Vendetta Mission and successfully avenged a fellow gamer's death at the hands of a despicable Orc assassin. Go, me! It was a hard-won fight, I'll admit to that, … Continue reading Middle-earth: Shadow of War – An Olog broke my sword and I didn’t like it

What goes around comes around – Blade of Galadriel DLC

Middle-earth: Shadow of War dropped its first story DLC, Blade of Galadriel, and I finished it after roughly four hours spent in Mordor (including some new views found throughout the regions). There are ten story missions in total and a ton of optional duels to fight in order to gain legendary gear. You don't actually … Continue reading What goes around comes around – Blade of Galadriel DLC

Assault! Defense! Carnage! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act IV)

So, it took me some time to write this post, more than writing the other three concerning Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. The reason? Act IV itself. There will be NO SPOILERS for the ending, just some tips on how to defend your forts. There will be SPOILERS for Act III. So. Let's get to it. … Continue reading Assault! Defense! Carnage! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act IV)

Rings! Wraiths! Revenge! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act III)

Be warned, there will be HUGE SPOILERS! Don't read this post unless you want to spoil yourself and/or if you need tips on how to effectively fight the Witch King of Angmar and Sauron. I KNEW IT! I F*ING KNEW IT! (Takes a deep breath) So, from the very start of the game I expected … Continue reading Rings! Wraiths! Revenge! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act III)

Armies! Battles! Conquest! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act II)

The journey of the Gravewalker, aka the undead half human, half elf creature that were once Talion the Ranger and Celebrimbor the Ringmaker continues. While Act I served as Prologue of the game, in its second Act Middle-Earth: Shadow of War returns to the old fun and games that is forging an army out of … Continue reading Armies! Battles! Conquest! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act II)

Ambush! Betrayal! Combat! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act I)

I played Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor with great gusto, mainly thanks to the excellent and highly addictive Nemesis System that made each encounter intensely personal and competitive. A Troubled Pact For those who haven't played Shadow of Mordor, here's a short recap. Hero of the game is Talion, a ranger from Gondor, who is stationed … Continue reading Ambush! Betrayal! Combat! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act I)

Horizon Zero Dawn is out – And I don’t really care

I remember browsing through last year's E3-coverage and that there were a few games that caught my eye: Horizon: Zero Dawn was one of them, Vampyr another, but the one game I am really excited about right now is the upcoming sequel to the excellent Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, which is called Middle-earth: Shadow of … Continue reading Horizon Zero Dawn is out – And I don’t really care