Warner Brothers Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War Gold Edition

Last updated date: May 11, 2019

DWYM Score
8.7

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 107 expert reviews, the Warner Brothers Warner Brothers Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War Gold Edition placed 9th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.4
3 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.3
610 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Adds much more depth to its predecessor, Shadow of Mordor. Gold edition includes season pass. Nemesis system is vastly improved.
- BestReviews
The movement and combat are thrilling.
- Polygon
The game smartly recognizes moves you haven't used, and optionally reminds you how to complete them to further grow your potential as an engine of ruthless efficiency
- Game Informer
What experts didn't like
Final section of the game is a letdown. Quests can get repetitive. Players are less than thrilled with the constant microtransaction prompts.
- BestReviews
But other pieces of this sequel feel undercooked, getting in the way of what should be a great time.
- Polygon
If there's a flaw, it's that enemies are often profoundly stupid, not seeing your stealth approach from only yards away, or blindly charging past an explosive barrel as you aim your detonating hammer throw.
- Game Informer

From The Manufacturer

The sequel to the critically-acclaimed Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor - winner of over 50 industry awards - arrives this August, continuing the original story of Talion and Celebrimbor, who must now go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against the dark lord, Sauron. Immerse yourself in the epic war for Middle-earth as you confront the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraith's. Forge a Ring of Power to dominate your enemies and command your followers as you experience a unique, personal story brought to life by the award-winning Nemesis System.

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