After announcing Troy Baker is returning to reprise his role as Talion and taking on the position as Performance Capture Director, we now have a first look at what the story will be like in Middle-earth: Shadow of War (WARNING: SOME GRAPHIC CONTENT)
The sequel to 2014’s Game of the Year, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is finally coming! This October, fans will finally be able to return to Middle-earth as Talion to explore an all new open-world.
The main protagonist Talion will be reprised by Troy Baker in Middle-earth: Shadow of War, but he will also be taking on another role. It was announced by Warner Bros that Baker will be taking over the position of Performance Capture Director to ensure that each performance fits cohesively with the narrative.
And there’s even some more exciting news. Warner Bros will be live streaming during E3 this year! Here’s what that had to say in a press release…
This year, fans everywhere are invited to tune-in to the WB Games Live! streaming event from the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) show floor. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that for the first time it will be broadcasting live from its E3 booth, South Hall, #1023, for its first ever WB Games Live! event. Coming straight from the Los Angeles Convention Center, the event will be streamed throughout the days of the show, June 13-15, and can be viewed at http://live.wbgames.com.
WB Games Live! will stream during the dates and times below. Fans can visit http://live.wbgames.com now for a full schedule of events.
Tuesday, June 13: 1:00 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. (PDT)
Wednesday, June 14: 11:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m. (PDT)
Thursday, June 15: 11:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m. (PDT)
The video game titles that will be featured in the WB Games Live! show include:
- Middle-earth: Shadow of War
- Injustice 2
- LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2
- LEGO Worlds
- LEGO Dimensions
Check out the trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War!
Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an open-world action RPG that continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Project Scorpio, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro beginning October 10, 2017.