Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

The ESRB Doesn't Consider Loot Boxes to be Gambling

"We think of it as a similar principle to collectible card games"

Conquer Middle-Earth's Open World in New Shadow of War Trailer

The Lord of the Rings action-RPG is bigger, and more dangerous than ever.

Take it From a Shadow of Mordor Critic -- Middle-earth: Shadow of War Looks Pretty Cool

Improvements to the structure might make Shadow of War more than just promise.

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #47: Shadow of Open Door (Policy)

Tales from the water cooler.

Does It Hold Up? Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

We examine last year's triple-A games to see where they stand after twelve months.

Shadowrun Dev on Kickstarter: "Put Your Ego Aside and Communicate with Your Audience"

Amid the recent crowd-funding issues, Mike talks to one studio that's doing Kickstarter right.

2014 Recap: Experimenting with the Open-World

2014 is almost done and dusted, so here's where the open-world took us this year.

2014 Recap: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis System and the Illusion of Intelligence

The Nemesis system is partly smoke and mirrors, but it's nevertheless effective. Here's why.

Shadow of Mordor, YouTube, and the Evolving Face of Game Coverage

Delving into the recent situation caused by a draconian brand deal for Shadow of Mordor and how it affects game coverage.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's Uneasy Relationship with J.R.R. Tolkien's Mythology

Is Shadow of Mordor faithful to the ideas set forth by J.R.R. Tolkien? The answer is complicated.

Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor Strategy Guide: Executing Captains, Combat Tactics, Best Interrogation Techniques

You're going to die in Shadow of Mordor, but these tips will keep your death to a minimum.

Shadow of Mordor PS4 Review: There And Back Again

Monolith Productions invades the open-world arena with its confident and innovative tale of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth.

Fall Preview 2014: Our Potential Game of the Year Candidates

We wrap up our holiday preview series with the games that we expect to be talking about for a long time to come.

What Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Says About the Possible Future of Gaming

Monolith's unique approach to A.I. potentially opens the door for a variety of interesting gameplay experiences in the new generation of games.

Shadow of Mordor: An Orc Never Forgets

Talion's already dead, but he still has to kill a ton of orcs before he can rest. Here's a look at Monolith's Shadow of Mordor.

USgamer's Best of E3 2014: Mike's Picks

Mike's choices for the best of E3 involve exploration, ink, assassins, and a bit of magic.