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Shadows of Mordor

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Shadows of Mordor
Shadows of Mordor Software Adventure
Video game
PublisherMelbourne House (Shadows of Mordor), Addison-Wesley (Shadows of Mordor Software Adventure)
PlatformAmstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum (Shadows of Mordor)
Apple II, Commodore 64, Macintosh, MS-DOS (Shadows of Mordor Software Adventure)
Release date1988
GenreText-adventure (Amstrad CPC)
Text-adventure with illustrations (all others)
Shadows of Mordor, or Shadows of Mordor Software Adventure in North-America, is a video game that covers part 4 of The Lord of the Rings.[1] It is the sequel to Lord of the Rings: Game One and the precursor to Crack of Doom.[1][2] It is part of the Tolkien Trilogy, also known in North-America as The Tolkien Software Adventure Series.[1][2][3][4] The game was designed by Philip Mitchell and John Haward.[1][3]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Tolkien Games (retrieved 3 December 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo p. 6 (retrieved 3 December 2010)
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Interactive Fiction Database (retrieved 3 December 2010)
  4. Shadows of Mordor at World of Spectrum
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)