R8DM Blogs: In Search of the Perfect Gaming Experience - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

JRR Tolkien’s masterful trilogy was a major influence on the high fantasy genre and has become a multibillion dollar IP that spans everything from movies and theater to action figures and video games.  On the video game front, LOTR has created 36 officially licensed games.  While the universe is portrayed well in each one of these game, the critical reception has been inconsistent at best. The latest installment has received high praise and was even mentioned in many game of the year conversations.  But is it a perfect experience?

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