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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Video game
DeveloperMonolith Productions
PublisherWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
PlatformPC, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Release date30 September 2014
GenreAction role-playing

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a video game, released in 2014. The story takes place between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, acting as a bridge between the two eras. The protagonist's name is Talion, a Gondorian Ranger stationed at the Black Gate. Talion's family is slain the night the Dark Lord Sauron and his Uruk-Hai forces return to reclaim Mordor, setting the Ranger on a quest for revenge after he is possessed and sustained from death by a mysterious Wraith.

[edit] Voice cast

Role Actor
Talion Troy Baker
Wraith of Celebrimbor Alister Duncan
Black Hand Nolan North
Ioreth Laura Bailey
Gollum Liam O'Brien

[edit] External links

Licensed video games set in Middle-earth
 Melbourne House: The Hobbit (1982) · Lord of the Rings: Game One (1985) · Shadows of Mordor (1988) · War in Middle Earth (1988) · Crack of Doom Software Adventure (1989) · Riders of Rohan (1990)
 Interplay Productions: The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (PC) (1990) · The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers (1993) · The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES) (1994)
 Vivendi Universal: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002) · The Hobbit (2003) · War of the Ring (2003)
 Electronic Arts: The Two Towers (2002) · The Return of the King (2003) · The Third Age (2004) · The Battle for Middle-earth (2004) · Tactics (2005) · The Battle for Middle-earth II (2006) (The Rise of the Witch-king (2006)) · Conquest (2009)
 Turbine: The Lord of the Rings Online (2007-) (Mines of Moria (2008) · Siege of Mirkwood (2009) · Rise of Isengard (2011) · Riders of Rohan (2012) · Helm's Deep (2013))
 Warner Bros: Aragorn's Quest (2010) · War in the North (2011) · Guardians of Middle-earth (2012) · Shadow of Mordor (2014)
 Glu Games: Middle-Earth Defense (2010)
 Traveler's Tales: Lego The Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (2012) · Lego The Hobbit (2014)