Behold! It’s the launch trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 30 September 2014 14:15 GMT

A launch trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has been released to herald the game’s availability on current-gen consoles and PC.

Shadow of Mordor takes place in Sauron’s territory, but since the story takes place during his rise to power, the Mordor you will see is not the parched wasteland you remember in the books or the films. Instead, there are still some pristine areas left which will provides you with some scenic variety.

It also includes the rather interesting sounding Nemesis system, which allows you to possess orcs to do your bidding.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will release on last-gen consoles November 18. If you missed the Season Pass trailer posted yesterday, you may want to give it watch.

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