Given the recent success with Batman: Arkham Knight, it makes a lot of sense for Warner Bros. Interactive to keep the big guy around in some form or another
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It looks like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's last-gen version wasn't looking so precious after all, especially without most of its Nemesis system.
Looks like your dark, Wraith-fueled adventures in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will include an orc sidekick. Meet the sniveling orc, Ratbag.
It looks like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Warner Bros. Interactive's new open world action game set in J.R.R Tolkien's Hobbit-inhabited world, will have continued support after its release in the form of DLC.
Whether Talion is using his bow, dagger or sword, the Rune system of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor makes it fun to decimate Sauron's legions.
I think it's pretty safe to say that we're all eagerly anticipating the release of Arkham Knight this fall, but for some of us, October is way too long to wait for the thrill of Batman punching people right in the face. Sure, you could play through the first two games again, but why bother? There's an overlooked classic out there that will provide you with all the bat-punching you need: Batman: The Brave and the Bold for Nintendo DS.
Warner Bros. Interactive Montreal isn't just looking to take on the mantle of the Arkham franchise from Rocksteady, it's also apparently readying the DC Comics universe for the next generation.