Category Archives: Tolkien

Video Game Review – Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (Themes)

While Shadow of Mordor offers a pretty fun gaming experience, it packages a whole bunch of problems within it. I’m personally sick of the trend of Dark Fantasy that embraces nihilistic despair. Shadows doesn’t go as far as most, but … Continue reading

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Video Game Review – Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (Gameplay)

I built a computer this past fall and have dived head first back into gaming. While I ostensibly told myself I wanted to play smaller games, more focused on strategy and not dependent upon schlock value – that whole little … Continue reading

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