Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions unveiled the all-new Shadow of Mordor Story Trailer – The Bright Lord for the highly-anticipated upcoming action game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The new trailer reveals many new story details for the game, including the identity of the mysterious Wraith bound to protagonist Talion, as well as his connection to the Rings of Power and the Dark Lord, Sauron.
As Talion and the Wraith follow a promising trail, they find a series of ancient artifacts that trigger painful memories of the Wraith’s history and his connection to the Rings of Power. The connection unites the two heroes to one common goal against Sauron, but also questions their path to redemption.
For more details on the identity of the Wraith and his history, check out the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Wraith Overview document, outlining key information about the Wraith’s larger connection to Middle-earth.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor delivers a dynamic game environment where the player orchestrates their personal plan of vengeance as they bend Mordor to their will. The game begins on the night of Sauron’s return to Mordor, as his Black Captains brutally execute the Rangers of the Black Gate. Players become Talion, a ranger who loses his family and everything he holds dear, only to be returned from death by a mysterious Spirit of vengeance. As Talion’s personal vendetta unfolds, players uncover the mystery of the Spirit that compels him, discover the origin of the Rings of Power and confront the ultimate nemesis.
The Palantir App is available to download for free from the App Store. A partnership between Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Wikia, Palantir will sync with game assets and the final game, to reveal additional layers of information, insights and fan-authored content, creating a unique second-screen experience. Enable Palantir’s sync mode while the Bright Lord video plays to try it out.