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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Critics Consensus (Play It)

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.

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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Total Reviews: 118

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

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

118

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

High Score

100%

Median Score

84%

Low Score

50%
Andy Kelly (PC Gamer)
[Date Unavailable]
73/100

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

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Leon Hurley (GamesRadar+)
[Date Unavailable]
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)
[Date Unavailable]
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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