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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - PRE-OWNED - PlayStation 4-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 159 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Can't believe I almost missed this gem

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    Timezones
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    I feel like Shadow of Mordor came and went in the blink of an eye when it was released this past fall. I just assumed it was another button masher like the old Lord of The Rings games back on the PS2. It wasn't until I saw it go on sale for less than $20 that I took notice and finally read some reviews. All I can say is "WOW".... this game is great and unlike anything I've played before (despite it's obvious similarities to Batman and Assassin's Creed). So far I've spent 13+ hours stealthly fighting my way through Middle-Earth and am really digging the whole Orc Army system. It makes this game as much about strategy as it does action. I suggest googling "Tips For Playing Shadow of Mordor" before starting. There are a ton of articles by other gamers who offer up some good advice on how to get the most out of this game. Great graphics. Interesting story. Solid controls. Worth every penny.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very fun game!

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    borjadelan
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    The game starts off difficult and actually pretty frustrating. However, once you get the hang of things and level up your character, things get very fun. Fighting in the game is fluid and action packed. It starts out with frantic button mashing but after a few hours it turns into methodical slashing, pin point stabbing and gratifying finishers. The story is true to the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. There is a very decent amount of character progression and customization as well. I highly recommend this game.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A unexpected Gem.

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    RandomDude
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    If I had to describe this game to someone in a nutshell I would say it combines the Batman Arkham games combat with Assassin's Creed stealth mechanics and executes each quite well. But it's the Nemesis system that really sells the game though. The Nemesis system creates random miniboss type characters with varying personality traits and abilities to challenge the way you take them down. It really personalizes the experience, I hope more game use this type of system in the future.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    game is insanely great graphics blew me always!

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    memo
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    This game was the best deal I have gotten on games this year. The story keeps me intrigued and the graphics are soo good I was very impressed, I'm all about graphics and this game delivered. I also like how every chief or commander I fight has various strengths and weakness that you have to discover by interigating ppl and soo many special moves that when combined reek havoc on my enemy's. This game is definitely worth buying

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great role play game, limited LOTR tie in

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    Joachim
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    This is a challenging game with great graphics. It has quite a few parallels with similar games (Dragon Age), but without the ability to customize your character. Even though, it keeps you interested in the game. Outside of the location, and some character types (Elfs, Orcs, etc) there is no real tie in to the LOTR or Hobbit books/series. Still kept me engaged and overall fun to play.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I'm now 3 shades whiter after buying this game!

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    Jackel
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    This game is amazing. I am not generally a gamer who plays games set in the past or in a fantasy world, but this game has opened my eyes. The gameplay and ranking system is very addictive. I want to let all my friends play it, but I cant stop playing long enough. I really enjoyed the ordering process of these pre-owned games and will definitely look here first when purchasing another game.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fun arcadey action in a unique open world

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    BrodyLow
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    This game is very good. It has a similar feel to the Batman: Arkham series in terms of fighting and is akin to Assassin's Creed in how it moves/climbs. The story is fun and wild, a bit of different tone than any other work based on Tolkien. and the progression system really fleshes out an array of different abilities that ultimately make your character more of a bad A as time goes on.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Game

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    titan9906
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    I bought this one before I realized there was a game of the year edition for the same price that comes with all the add one including 2 dlc's. I would definitely suggest getting the game of the year edition. The game is great. There are a lot of side missions to keep busy and help level up. Once you beat the game there are trials and challenges so you can keep playing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful

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    Youssless
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    Honestly if games that have you slash and defend and slash and defend don't appeal to you then you won't like this game. It did seem repetitive but literally only after putting in nearly 40 hours of gameplay. I absolutely loved it and felt like there was so much to do and it Was always challenging me. Definitely got my money's worth from this great game.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A pleasant surprise!

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    Coonisauce
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    Shadow of Mordor blends the gameplay of Assassin's Creed, and Batman into the Lord of the Rings universe. It is an absolute joy to play. The various systems are well thought out, and innovative. Unfortunately, the story is not very good, but roaming through this Orc sandbox makes this one of the funnest games out there. A must play!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good game, issues with pre-owned

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    Orionsaga
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    I should technically call this an incomplete review as my PS4 claims the disc is damaged and only allows me to play in spurts. Fortunately, i have friends I can hang out with and enjoy the smooth controls and really interesting take on the LOTR universe. I'd probably recommend the game of the year edition, brand new versus used.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    LotR fans rejoice

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    Otacon
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    Shadow of Mordor is a dark take on the Lord of the Rings universe. You play as a Ranger of Gondor, stuck within Mordor, after the events of the Hobbit but before the events of The Lord of the Rings. Exceptionally brutal combat between yourself and your Orc enemies makes for an epic tale worthy of its Tolkienesque background.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Borrows many elements from other great games

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    mikeisonfire
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    Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a fantastic game that borrows many gameplay elements from other titles like the Batman Arkham series and the Assassin's Creed franchise. The story is compelling, the fighting is fluid, and the nemesis system will keep you engaged. Pick up this game if you're looking for a great action-adventure!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great RPG

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    AK15
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    Shadow of Mordor is a very intense, satisfying, dark rpg. If you're not worried about blood and/or gore, then you should buy this game. Be warned though.. The characters are kind of freaky and by freaky, I mean those ugly orcs who look so disgusting and just pure uglyness. Overall, the game is really fun and challenging.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Boss system is an amazing improvement

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    Smotman
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    I really enjoy the way the warlords and generals get stronger as they kill you. It's very satisfying to finally kill them. The combat in this game is great, the try is good, but not great. The game will absolutely keep you entertained, especially if you liked any of the Batman games or if you are a LOTR fan

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good story, epic game

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    ART7279
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    I bought this game during a promotion and wanted to try it out after hearing it was a good game from review. The story is very good. The atmosphere is very much like Lord of the Rings. The combat system is very much like the recent batman games, which I like. I recommend this game for anyone looking to spend a good time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bought new, finished it, sold it, Bought it again!

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    Eddieq
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    I preordered this and purchased upon release. Finished it completely earning the Platnum Trophy, traded it in, and bought it again so I could play the DLC that is being released. Truly a next gen game worth owning and keeping for playing again at a later date. if you have a choice between this and AC: Unity, BUY THIS!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    This game is a lot of fun.

    Posted
    Xaldin
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    If you are a lord of the rings fan you should really like this. The combat is very fun being that it is very similar to the free flow combat the Batman arkham asylum/city games introduced. The story was a bit weak with a laughable excuse for a final boss. In all I think you'd have a very fun time with this game.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Return to Middle Earth

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    timelord93
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    Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor is a wonderful game. It's basically a mash-up of Arkham City and the Lord of the Rings universe with some great stealth elements that are all their own. The coolest feature of the game is the nemesis system which I hope will be used in either a sequel or other wb games.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Condition and a Good Price

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    bigdaddy305
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    The game arrived on time and it was in good conditions.Be aware that if there are any extras ( e.g. DLC, instruction manuals,Online access code ) that would usually come with a new copy, it will not be the case with the used ones. At least as far as I have seen while buying used games from BB.

    I would recommend this to a friend