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Middle-earth: Shadow of War showcases new Nemesis system

 

In December, Bo asked: Why hasn't anyone copied Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis system? It's a valid question, I'm sure you agree, and while Ken Levine's first post-Irrational venture will seemingly draw from Monolith's open-world ARPG, the next game we'll see applying a similar system will in fact be Mordor's follow-up Shadow of War—due August 22. Speaking to the folks at IGN, the developer's VP of creative Michael de Plater has now shown off the latest iteration of the esteemed Nemesis system via the following footage.

 
 
Shadow of War: The New Nemesis System Revealed - IGN First

Within, we see the player assassinating war chiefs, storming strongholds and destroying monuments. Observe:

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