Shadow Of Mordor Looks Incredible On Maxed-Out PC Settings

Shadow of Mordor is already a pretty game, but adding the HD texture pack and playing it on "Ultra" settings really takes it to the next level. Digital Foundry recently did a comparison that shows how brightly the game shines on a maxed-out PC. Only thing is: getting there will cost you an arm and a leg. » 10/03/14 11:30am 10/03/14 11:30am

The Wonderfully Hideous Orcs Of Shadow Of Mordor

It's so easy to resort to lazy and hurtful stereotypes whenever we talk about orcs. If nothing else, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor shows us how disrespectful this is. These monsters may be hideous, but they're also individuals with hopes and dreams—unique and precious like snowflakes. Let's celebrate them as such. » 10/02/14 11:20am 10/02/14 11:20am

Eight Minutes Of Orc Assassination In The Newest LOTR Game

If you woke up craving new footage from Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, the newest game in Tolkien's iconic fantasy world, then you crave weird things. But also, you're in luck: via GameSpot, here's eight new minutes of footage from Shadow of Mordor, filled with orc-stomping and orc-slashing and orc-murdering. » 1/23/14 10:00am 1/23/14 10:00am

Pandemic Sets Date For Lord Of The Rings: Conquest

The battle for Middle Earth will soon be joined by forces from the human realms as EA's Pandemic Studios announce the release date for the Tolkien take on Star Wars Battlefront, Lord of the Rings: Conquest. The war kicks off on January 9th internationally, with the U.S. showing up after the action starts (as per… » 10/30/08 11:00am 10/30/08 11:00am