With so many similarities between the two, how could Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor become a better game than Assassin's Creed? At the very least, perhaps competition will push Ubisoft to fix some of the series most long-standing issues.
Loving the look of this game. Lord of the Rings titles have been mostly awesome. Looking forward to this on the next gen :D
AC3 was boring. Just beat AC4, and they should keep going this direction. It was the best pirate game I've ever played and the story and characters were really good too. Not into LotR anymore but the game does look good.
Pirate game sure, but if they keep screwing up the assassin's creed part, I might just forego this series altogether. They're completely butchering what Patrice Desilette had planned when he created this.
I like how it lets you crouch, instead of taking the control away from you.
I'm in two minds about this game. On the one hand, it looks really promising and could surpass AC in quite a few ways. On the other hand, it just feels too similar to AC. It's a bit weird for me...
Though at the end of the day, any competition for AC is good competition. Hopefully they won't be so complacent with their games anymore.
Have you read the GameInformer piece on it? If not, you should. The gameplay may seem like AC (not saying one way or the other until I see more gameplay) but the GI piece makes me really want this game.
Yeah, I've read some of the pieces on GameInformer. The whole premise of the game is really interesting and I'm definitely intrigued, but the similarities to AC just threw me a little. Time will tell, of course.
That was a wicked article that came out of nowhere. I was hooked since that one article.
This game will prove one thing You can simply walk into mordor :)
one does not simply walk into mordor
Actually, in the game, you're already in Mordor. Read the Game Informer article. :)
Its another mish mash game that is trying to take the best of last gens best games and create something special. I have always wanted a progression system in Assassins Creed. It fitsb the narrative and would actually create depth and help to fix the terrible combat. Anyway, this looks promising. Hopefully they r able to create an identity of their own. Oh, and I hate long names with colons. Just call it Shadow of Mordor or something.
It looks better than AC already .
I hope it does. AC4 raised the bar for everyone. It would be nice to see the devs raise their standards.
One Twitter post later and this game is doomed forever to be in the shadow of Assassin's Creed (Pun intended). Assassin's Creed is a great series (mostly), and I'm hopeful that Shadow of Mordor will also be great. But, personally, I won't be comparing it to AC because they seem like completely separate things. Assassin's Creed games have a lot of content in them, so it's unlikely that a third-person, open-world, action game wouldn't be similar in some aspects or another...
Both seem just as bad to me can not stand that lord of the rings trash I tried to watch the movies it was like pulling teeth, and the assassins games are equally as painful imo, but they must be doing something right lots of people like it.
This needs to be better than AC in order to save AC.
The combat in the game looks terrible, same old same old canned formula of the arkham games/assassins creed. Was hoping for some innovation in terms of controls when it came to these games.
Game looks cool but not in AC's league, AC has much more fluid gameplay,mechanics,a better designed wordl,much more content and so on
Am I the only one that thought the lotr game didn't look that impressive
i agree. i thought the combat looked clunky and arcadey. and something in me doubts these claims that every playthrough has a different story or u can create story rivals with any orc.
Day 1 for me😃
I never knew this game existed until now. Looks Killer! Now if I could only get a LOTR: The Third Age sequel i could die happy!
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