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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor[PC]
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Sep-30-2014
US Release Date:
Sep-30-2014
AU Release Date:
Sep-30-2014
Official release date


Genre
Action
Adventure
Stealth
Theme
Fantasy
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is available on PC
XBox 360 Game
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is available on the Microsoft XBox 360 console
PS3 Game
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is available on the Sony PS3 console
Back of the Box
In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him. Through the course of his personal vendetta, Talion uncovers the truth of the Spirit that compels him, learns the origins of the Rings of Power and ultimately confronts his true nemesis.“In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, players will explore the dark and very personal theme of vengeance in a world where decisions have a consequence, and those consequences persist even after death,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “The game introduces new gameplay mechanics to the action genre, creating opportunities for emergent and customized gameplay that will be rewarding for players.”Every enemy that players face is a unique individual, differentiated by their personality, strengths and weaknesses. Through the Nemesis System, enemy relationships and characteristics are shaped by player actions and decisions to create personal archenemies that remember and adapt to the player and are distinct to every gameplay session. Gamers are able to craft their own battles, enemies and rewards within the dynamic world that remembers and adapts to their choices, delivering a unique experience to every player.
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor System Requirements
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Nvidia GPU
AMD GPU
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Minimum Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 11
25 GB
FPS
GD Adjusted Requirements
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
40 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 9
Win 7 64
DX 11
40 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
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Premium Only FPS
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    FXAA
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 4x
    MSAA 8x
    TXAA 2x
    TXAA 4x
    SMAA
    SSAA
    CSAA 16x
    CSAA 32x
    CSAA 8x
    CSAA 8xQ
    MLAA
    Mac OS
    Yes 10%
    No 90%
    Console Port
    Yes 28%
    No 72%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 92%
    No 8%
    Sandbox Quality
    Great 36%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 72%
  • What People Will Pay
    $40
    AMD optimised
    Yes 80%
    No 20%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 90%
    No 10%
    Game too Buggy
    Yes 14%
    No 86%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 74%
    No 26%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 60%
    No 40%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 98%
    No 2%
    Good Ending
    Yes 87%
    No 13%
  • Replayability
    Yes
    3.1 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 26%
    No 74%
    Time to Complete
    31 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 54%
  • Game Difficulty
    Challenging 58%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 72%
    Anytime Quick Save
    No
  • Worth Getting
    Yes 100%
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It's still six months until until Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor invades out PCs, but the devs at Monolith have already seen fit to release the Shadow of Mordor system requirements. In Middle-earth you'll be battling your way through Mordor to uncover the truth of a benevolent spirit, helping you to seek revenge for the murder of your family by Sauron.

The next foray into the realm of Middle-earth is certainly a bit of a looker, but even we weren't expecting these insanely high Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor System Requirements...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows Vista 64-bit

CPU: 2.67 GHz Intel Core i5-750 or 3.4 GHz AMD Phenom II X4 965

RAM: 4GB System Memory

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or AMD Radeon HD 6950

DX: DirectX 11.0

HDD: 25 GB Free Hard Drive Space

 

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Recommended System Requirements

OS: Windows 7 64-bit

CPU: 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3770 or 4.0 GHz AMD FX-8350

RAM: 8 GB System Memory

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 or AMD Radeon HD 7970

HDD: 40 GB Free Hard Drive Space

Right, where to begin. To say these are insane requirements is an understatement. Shadow of Mordor takes the recently released Watch Dogs system requirements and gives them a good kicking. The minimum processor requirements for Middle-earth alone are enough to make a grown man weep, demanding quad-core processors at the least, as well as some pretty tasty graphics cards.

Moving on to the recommended system requirements for Shadow of Mordor, things get even more interesting. The two processors have some of the highest-rated benchmarks in the entirety of the GD database, with the i7-3770 setting you back $279.99 as I write this. Once again we're seeing 8GB of RAM rearing its head, this looks to be a commonplace occurrence now, with many of the AAA titles demanding it. If you haven't invested in an extra stick of memory yet, now's as good a time as any.

The GPU requirements for Shadow of Mordor meanwhile are once again sky-high, asking for top-of-the-line graphics cards in the shape of the GeForce GTX 670 and the Radeon HD 7970. Both the CPU and GPU requirements hit the maximum 10/10 on the GD hardware score, with the memory bring up the rear with 9/10. 

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Remember, you can always check out how well your PC can run the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Requirements here, where you can check benchmarking and performance from other users.

Compare your graphics card to the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor benchmark chart.

What do you make of these absolutely huge Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor requirements?

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Let us know!

 

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14:39 May-26-2015
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Hey guys, do you reckon i could run this game at a good fps?

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If you run it in a lower resolution like 1366*768, on low settings you should be able to get around 40fps, although you'd have to try it yourself to find out what you'll exactly get.

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03:34 May-25-2015
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It says that I shouldn't be able to run it, and that if I was able to run it, I should let them know. How am I supposed to let them know? For now I am leaving this comment.
I have a laptop with a Geforce GT 630M, and it runs fine at 30fps.

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14:22 May-23-2015
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I play on High whit 55-60 FPS (TQ Medium)

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I thought I was the only one on here with that CPU. lol

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Me too, until now … :) it's a good CPU

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13:02 May-23-2015
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what settings and framerate can i expect to run this at?

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01:12 May-26-2015
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It should run really well with everything on high except for textures.

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Curious to see if my computer can run this game at roughly 40 fps On medium, maybe shadows on low or off depending…Anyone have an opinion?

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01:14 May-26-2015
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Yeah medium should run at 40-60.
Maybe tweak some settings to your liking. ;D

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Any estimate on FPS & Settings, heard the game was really well optimized.

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01:16 May-26-2015
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That gpu will have a hard time.
Maybe low-medium but I promise nothing. Look for people with simlar setups.

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01:14 May-27-2015
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I was able to run a tweaked high(Some medium) at 1440x900 and got 45+ FPS, great game, Shadow of Mordor is!

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22:30 May-17-2015
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can i run this?

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by sheer numbers you can i can on low and get 30-45 fps
and on mid 25-30fps

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17:37 May-17-2015
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I find it strange that with MY rig I can perfectly run this game with mostly everything in high graphics.

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21:34 May-16-2015
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can i run it high settings

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04:06 May-18-2015
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i can run it on low on 30-45fps you can run it on high

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ok thanks

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i cant run it 30fps at low and at my resolution

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