Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Launches October 7

Warner Bros. has announced the release date for their upcoming action-adventure game based on Tolkien’s Middle-Earth.  Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor launches October 7 on PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

A brand new trailer accompanies the news.  ‘Banished from Death’ focuses on Talion’s tragic history.  His friends a family murdered, Talion travels across Mordor to exact his revenge against those that wrong him.  Helping him out is a wight that prevents Talion from dying.  This is Monolith Productions’ second game based on the books by Tolkien and films by Peter Jackson.  There first, Guardians of Middle-Earth, launched Fall 2012 to good reviews.

Pre-ordering Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor will net you the Dark Ranger bonus pack that contains a darker Talion character skin.  It also includes the ‘Test of Power’ challenge mode that pits you against Sauron’s forces and earn upgrades before even starting the game.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is out October 7 on PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.  Check out the ‘Banished from Death’ trailer below: