I played 15 hours of the blockbuster new 'Shadow of War' game - here's what it's like

I played 15 hours of the blockbuster new 'Shadow of War' game - here's what it's like

The new "Lord of the Rings" game, "Middle-earth: Shadow of War," is fine.

Not in the '90s sense, but in the literal sense. It's not a terrible game, and it's not a great game. It's fine.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War

WB Games

It's very pretty at times, but not always.

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I've spent around 15 hours murdering orcs and arguing with the ghost inside of the game's main character. What I've found is an aggressively mechanical game with a nonsensical story that's as fun to play as it is rote.

These are the highs and lows of "Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

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