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Shadow of Mordor: Lord of the Assassin’s Creed?

Written by: Adam “ManKorn” Korenman, CC2K Video Games Editor


 

“The Road Goes Ever On and On…And I Must Follow if I Can”

As seems to be the norm in most games today, Talion is something of an avid climber. Despite the fact that Parkour probably doesn’t exist in Middle Earth, this Ranger is a master at jumping from ledge to ledge and climbing up towering buildings to gain a vantage point. In many ways, he is Ezio Auditore.

In the scant gameplay footage shown so far, Talion scampers around Orc structures with barely a glance at the ground, stabbing and shooting his enemies while dive-bombing bosses. It may be somewhat derivative of other, Assassin’s Creed-like games, but imitation is the highest form of flattery. And this game looks to be pretty damn flattering.

Author: Adam “ManKorn” Korenman, CC2K Video Games Editor

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