News items tagged with monolith

Conan O'Brien Plays Shadow of War for Clueless Gamer

Conan O'Brien Plays Shadow of War for Clueless Gamer

report this adA few months removed from the Cuphead episode with Kate Upton, Conan O’Brien’s Clueless Gamer segment is back. This time the popular talk show host is pl...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 October 2018
News Roundup: October 2, 2011

News Roundup: October 2, 2011

report this ad FIFA 12 and X-Men: Destiny led the releases this week as we close out September and say hello to the incredibly busy fall season. Look for our reviews...

By Rob Keyes on 20 October 2018
Shadow of War Trailer Introduces The Terror Tribe

Shadow of War Trailer Introduces The Terror Tribe

report this adWarner Bros. Interactive shared a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War today focusing on one of the game’s factions of orcs. The new “Terror Tribe...

By Rory Young on 20 October 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Cast Revealed

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Cast Revealed

report this adWhile it has already been confirmed that Troy Baker will return in the role of Talion, the main playable character in the forthcoming action-adventure ti...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 October 2018
Shadow of War May Import Shadow of Mordor Saves

Shadow of War May Import Shadow of Mordor Saves

report this adMiddle-earth: Shadow of Mordor just received an update on PC. PS4, and Xbox One. This has lead some to speculate the patch could offer players a way to c...

By Mark Knapp on 20 October 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review

report this adMiddle-earth: Shadow of Mordor released about three years ago and caught the gaming world with its revolutionary Nemesis system, which made every death i...

By Denny Connolly on 20 October 2018
Middle-earth Shadow of War Trailer Shows the Dark Tribe

Middle-earth Shadow of War Trailer Shows the Dark Tribe

report this adIt’s been a roller coaster ride these past few weeks for the upcoming action sequel, Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Last month, fans were unhappy to learn...

By Derek Nichols on 20 October 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Mobile Spin-Off Announced

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Mobile Spin-Off Announced

Warner Bros. today announced a spin-off mobile game for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Downloadable and free-to-play, the Middle-earth: Shadow of War mobile game is a re...

By Rory Young on 20 October 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Honors Fallen Developer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Honors Fallen Developer

report this adWith a little over a month left until release, WB and Monolith are preparing to go big with its follow-up to the acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor...

By Derek Nichols on 20 October 2018
Shadow of War Gameplay Video Teases Nemesis System

Shadow of War Gameplay Video Teases Nemesis System

report this adJust recently, Monolith Productions worked with IGN to release a fresh gameplay walkthrough video detailing aspects of the forthcoming action-RPG Middle-...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 October 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War SDCC Trailer Reveals Shelob

Middle-earth: Shadow of War SDCC Trailer Reveals Shelob

report this adToday’s Middle-earth: Shadow of War panel at San Diego Comic Con saw the debut of an all new story trailer introducing Shelob, though Middle-earth fans m...

By Rory Young on 20 October 2018
Shadow of War: Transfer Your Nemesis from the Last Game

Shadow of War: Transfer Your Nemesis from the Last Game

report this adToday, Monolith Productions and Warner Bros. Interactive released an official trailer revealing that an update has been applied to the PC, PlayStation 4,...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 October 2018
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was consistently chock full of controversy and dis...

By Rob Keyes on 20 October 2018
Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

report this ad The response to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor must be exactly what Warner Bros. and Monolith wanted. The action adventure title, which has gained comp...

By Rob Gordon on 19 October 2018
News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

It’s been a major week in video games with embargoes lifting on reviews of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Saints Row 4 and Activision hosting an event to unveil Call o...

By Rob Keyes on 19 October 2018
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago wh...

By Rob Keyes on 19 October 2018
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

report this ad Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few p...

By Rob Keyes on 18 October 2018
Shadow of Mordor & Forza Horizon 2 (DLC)

Shadow of Mordor & Forza Horizon 2 (DLC)

Fans of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Forza Horizon 2 can now take a gander at new trailers for each game’s most recent DLC expansions, both of which released this week. First up is Shadow of...

By Jason Gallagher on 29 September 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War - How To Earn Gold

Middle-earth: Shadow of War - How To Earn Gold

With all of the loot box drama surrounding Middle-earth: Shadow of War, many players are looking to find a way to get rich in the game without opening their real wallet and dropping additional cash. A...

By Denny Connolly on 19 July 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Releases Its Launch Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Releases Its Launch Trailer

Ever since Middle-earth: Shadow of War was revealed by way of an announcement trailer earlier this year, fans of the action-adventure franchise have been anxiously awaiting its arrival on store shelve...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 July 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gameplay Reveal

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gameplay Reveal

Last month, Middle-earth: Shadow of War was officially unveiled, serving as a squel to 2014’s Shadow of Mordor. Now, sixteen minutes...

By Brad Jones on 03 July 2018
Shadow of War Dev Calls Project Scorpio an 'Upgrade'

Shadow of War Dev Calls Project Scorpio an 'Upgrade'

Last week, Xbox head Phil Spencer revealed Middle-earth: Shadow of War has a strategic partnership with Xbox, especially for Project...

By Boston Blake on 02 July 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a Project Scorpio Game

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a Project Scorpio Game

Yesterday, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer revealed on Twitter that the recently announced Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be an Xbox Play...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Dev Defends Loot Boxes

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Dev Defends Loot Boxes

About a couple of months ago, Monolith and Warner Bros. Interactive revealed that Middle-earth: Shadow of War will feature a marketplace that allows players to use real world money to purchase loot...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Introduces the Mystic Tribe

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Introduces the Mystic Tribe

One of the most appealing aspects of Shadow of War is the Nemesis System, which takes the well-received feature of the first game and completely expands upon it to take the gameplay in new and inte...

By Derek Nichols on 06 February 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War DLC Expansion Released

Middle-earth: Shadow of War DLC Expansion Released

Middle-earth: Shadow of War releases a new DLC expansion titled The Blade of Galadriel that is available for $14.99 or as part of the game’s expansion pass.

By A.J. Plautz on 21 January 2018
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Interactive Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Interactive Trailer

Warner Bros. released a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War this morning to showcase how a player’s moment-to-moment choices will have consequences in-game. The live-action trailer is inter...

By Rory Young on 24 November 2017
Shadow of War Trailer Introduces the Feral Tribe

Shadow of War Trailer Introduces the Feral Tribe

With less than a month left to go before Middle-earth: Shadow of War officially goes live, Monolith and Warner Bros. Interactive have decided to continue to introduce fans to practically all of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 November 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Kumail Nanjiani Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Kumail Nanjiani Trailer

The Middle-earth: Shadow of War marketing campaign is heating up, and today’s contribution is a brand new trailer introducing the voice talents of Kumail Nanjiani. Nanjiani will be voicing an orc k...

By Rory Young on 27 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Trailer Explores Open-World

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Trailer Explores Open-World

Monolith Productions and Warner Bros. Interactive reveal a new Middle-earth: Shadow of War trailer focusing on the game’s open-world setting. Middle-earth: Shadow of War was announced earlier this...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Andy Salisbury, the community manager for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, confirms to Game Rant that a Switch port is not off the table, telling fans to ‘never say never’.

By Riley Little on 21 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Guide – Dominating Captains

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Guide – Dominating Captains

Dominating orcs and Captains are a key mechanic in building an army to challenge Sauron in Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and this guide details the process.

By Derek Nichols on 21 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War: How to Import Nemesis

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: How to Import Nemesis

After using the Nemesis Forge in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, find out how to import saved player nemesis and follower orcs into Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

By Derek Nichols on 21 October 2017
Shadow of War - How To Resurrect Your Dead Captains

Shadow of War - How To Resurrect Your Dead Captains

Middle-earth: Shadow of War players may be heartbroken when their favorite orc captain falls on the battlefield, but there is a way around death with the right upgrades.

By Denny Connolly on 21 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Expansion Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Expansion Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment reveals Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s Expansion Pass, which features a mixture of new tribes and story expansions.

By Rory Young on 21 October 2017
Middle-earth - Endless Shadow Wars Coming In First DLC

Middle-earth - Endless Shadow Wars Coming In First DLC

Middle-earth: Shadow of War players who want more to do can access unlimited end-game Shadow Wars once the title’s first DLC pack, Slaughter Tribe, releases.

By Denny Connolly on 21 October 2017
Shadow of War Cheat Code Unlocks Unlimited Loot Boxes

Shadow of War Cheat Code Unlocks Unlimited Loot Boxes

PC players have discovered a way to unlock unlimited loot chests in Middle-earth: Shadow of War, which may add a new wrinkle to the loot box and microtransaction controversy.

By Anthony Taormina on 21 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Piracy Protection Cracked

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Piracy Protection Cracked

Piracy groups have cracked Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s DRM in less than 24-hours, signaling that crackers may have won the war with the popular Denuvo software.

By Rory Young on 21 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Assassin's Creed Easter Egg

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Assassin's Creed Easter Egg

Middle-earth: Shadow of War players discover a funny Easter egg of Assassin’s Creed, suggesting that developer Monolith is taking comparisons lightly.

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
Shadow of War Trailer Highlights Its Monsters

Shadow of War Trailer Highlights Its Monsters

Not too long ago, the developers for Middle-earth: Shadow of War released a trailer detailing the Terror Tribe – that is, just one of several different orc tribes that can be found within the forth...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Clip Teases Flying Mounts?

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Clip Teases Flying Mounts?

Today, Monolith Productions and Warner Bros. Interactive released an incredibly brief clip for Middle-earth: Shadow of War that teases the possibility of flying mounts being available in the action...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Online Conquest Mode

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Online Conquest Mode

An all-new gameplay mode has been revealed for Middle-earth: Shadow of War that ties into the game’s new focus on online functionality. Conquest is a new asynchronous multiplayer mode allowing play...

By Rory Young on 14 October 2017
Shadow of War Trailer Introduces the Marauder Tribe

Shadow of War Trailer Introduces the Marauder Tribe

As Middle-earth: Shadow of War‘s October release date draws closer, Monolith and Warner Bros. Interactive continue to eke out information regarding the forthcoming action-adventure title as a means...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Orc Tales' Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Orc Tales' Trailer

An all new trailer from Middle-earth: Shadow of War was released today by Warner Bros. Interactive showing off how the updated Nemesis System creates more compelling orcs. That’s not just orc enemi...

By Rory Young on 14 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Boss Fight May Be Too Epic

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Boss Fight May Be Too Epic

When Shadow of Mordor first released, it took the gaming world by storm. A mash-up between Assassin’s Creed, Arkham City, and Lord of the Rings, the title was a fantastic introduction to a series t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 October 2017
Shadow of War Trailer Introduces the Machine Tribe

Shadow of War Trailer Introduces the Machine Tribe

About a week ago, Monolith and Warner Bros. Interactive revealed one of several different orc sects within the forthcoming action-adventure title Middle-earth: Shadow of War by releasing an officia...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War: Why is Shelob a Woman?

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: Why is Shelob a Woman?

In many ways, Middle-earth: Shadow of War looks set to be a very conventional “bigger and better” sequel to Shadow of Mordor. However, the follow-up is set to introduce several brand new gameplay m...

By Brad Jones on 13 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War End Game Mode Detailed

Middle-earth: Shadow of War End Game Mode Detailed

While the main portion of activities found in the open world of Monolith and Warner Bros. Interactive’s forthcoming action-adventure title Middle-earth: Shadow of War should offer players plenty to...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War PC Specs

Middle-earth: Shadow of War PC Specs

Middle-earth: Shadow of War the upcoming sequel to Shadow of Mordor isn’t out until late summer but gamers can find out if their PC will be ready for battle right now thanks to the just-released PC...

By Jason Gallagher on 04 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a Play Anywhere Game

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a Play Anywhere Game

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an Xbox Play Anywhere game, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed. When tweeting about the newly announced game, the Xbox executive said that it would be available on...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 September 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Mithril Edition Revealed

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Mithril Edition Revealed

Following today’s official reveal of Middle-earth: Shadow of War by way of an announcement trailer, video game publisher Warner Bros. Interactive has now officially declared its intentions to relea...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 September 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Devs Explain Loot Boxes

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Devs Explain Loot Boxes

Earlier this week, it was revealed that the highly-anticipated Middle Earth: Shadow of War will have loot boxes that can be bought with a premium currency called Gold and are set to contain gear, u...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 08 August 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Loot Boxes Confirmed

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Loot Boxes Confirmed

Today Warner Bros. and Monolith Productions announced the inclusion of loot boxes within Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Loot boxes are part of Shadow of War‘s new Marketplace system, an in-game store...

By Rory Young on 07 August 2017
Shadow of Mordor Sequel Leaked by Target

Shadow of Mordor Sequel Leaked by Target

Monolith Productions is working on a sequel to 2014’s Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor called Middle-earth: Shadow of War and the game...

By Jason Gallagher on 27 July 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Story Trailer Debuts

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Story Trailer Debuts

Warner Bros. Interactive reveals a new story trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. The new video features the dulcet tones of Troy...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 June 2017
Shadow of War Brings Back Troy Baker as Talion

Shadow of War Brings Back Troy Baker as Talion

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has officially announced that the prolific American voice actor Troy Baker is set to re...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 June 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Delayed into October

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Delayed into October

Previously planned to launch on August 22, Middle-earth: Shadow of War has been delayed by Warner Bros. to give the open world action...

By Rory Young on 05 June 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War May Have Microtransactions

Middle-earth: Shadow of War May Have Microtransactions

Even though the game is slated to release this coming August, fans still know very little about the recently announced Middle-earth:...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Shadow of Mordor (The Bright Lord DLC)

Shadow of Mordor (The Bright Lord DLC)

With six films, an encyclopedia of books, and a handful of games under its belt, the Lord of the Rings franchise has plenty of lore to pull from when someone is looking to revisit the material. Last...

By Denny Connolly on 05 March 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the...

By Rob Gordon on 05 March 2015