'Middle-earth: Shadow of War' new game trailer features dragons, Balrog
UPI News Service, 08/21/2017
The monsters of Mordor take center stage in the latest trailer for developer Monolith Productions' next installment in its Lord of the Rings video game series, Middle-earth: Shadow of War.
The clip, released Sunday, features main hero Talion calling upon various dragons and an ice troll in order to take on the wild beasts that roam Middle-earth.
Talion is also seen being confronted by the fiery Balrog, the towering monster featured in film The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
"The enemy isn't your only threat in #ShadowOfWar. How will you test against the savage wild of Middle-earth?" reads the synopsis.
Alongside the trailer, Microsoft also announced that a Shadow of War Xbox One S console bundle would be released alongside the game on Oct. 10.
Shadow of War was initially slated to release on Aug. 22 before it was delayed.
"As with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Monolith is committed to delivering the highest quality experience. In order to do this, we have made the difficult decision to move our launch date to ensure that Middle-earth: Shadow of War will deliver on that promise," the developer said in a statement.
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