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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

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Recommendation: Play It
Median Score: 84/100
Total Reviews: 118

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Critics Consensus: A massive, somewhat bloated, Lord of the Rings experience that’s enjoyable enough. The nemesis system shines, but a lackluster story drags down the experience.
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Critic Reviews: 118

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GAME INFO

Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth.

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32% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 118

A massive, somewhat bloated, Lord of the Rings experience that's enjoyable enough. The nemesis system shines, but a lackluster story drags down the experience.

Andy Kelly (PC Gamer)

73/100

“The nemesis system shines in this unwieldy, bloated, and occasionally magnificent fantasy epic.”

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Leon Hurley (GamesRadar+)

4.5/5 stars

“A huge Lord of the Rings experience that’s always enjoyable, although its scale leaves it straining at the seams at times.”

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Brad Shoemaker (Giant Bomb)

3/5 stars

“This sequel expands on the vaunted Nemesis system in wildly entertaining ways, even as it falls short around the edges.”

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