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Shadow of Mordor: Free Power of Shadow DLC released

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Shadow of Mordor free Power of Shadow DLC

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have just announced a new, and more importantly, free downloadable content pack for their critically acclaimed, open-world action game, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

The free downloadable content pack in question is entitled the “Power of Shadow” bundle, and is available now for Xbox One and soon for PlayStation 4 and Steam.

The “Power of Shadow” bundle will allow players to adopt the appearance of one of Sauron’s most fearsome servants, the Black Hand. The DLC pack will also come with three, new Epic Runes of Power to aid Talion in combat against his Nemesis’ and their associated horde of Uruks.

Read more details on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor‘s free, upcoming “Power of Shadow” DLC after the break.


Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Free DLC Bundle

Shadow of Mordor Free DLC

The free “Power of Shadow” downloadable content pack will include the following:

  • Playable Black Hand of Sauron skin
  • A trio of Epic Runes, including:
    One with Nature – Immunity to Poison attacks from Uruk Captains or Ghuls.
    Ascendant – Double Focus Time for slow motion ranged combat.
    Elven Grace – Increased defense which halves the damage of enemy strikes.


GamerHeadlines.com praised Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordorgiving it a 9 out of 10 – the following is an excerpt from the review:

“Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is the result of care and attention to detail on behalf of the development team at Monolith Productions. With its high production values that truly capture the essence and soul of The Lord of Rings franchise, it stands out as one of the best games of the year, and one of the best titles based off J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novels. Sure, it borrows a lot from other games, which can be very annoying, but the execution is there and it makes for an engaging experience. It perfectly mixes its own game mechanics with the ones that it borrows and the result is an outstanding third-person action-adventure game.”

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is available now for PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, PC and Steam. Last-generation console versions of the game (Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3) are set to released on November 21st.


What are your thoughts on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor‘s free “Power of Shadow” bundle? Are you excited at the proposition of being able to play as the Black Hand of Sauron? Why or why not?

Also, did you enjoy the game in general? Again, why or why not?

Let us know in the comments section below! As always, stay tuned to GamerHeadlines.com for the latest in video game and technology news.

Credit source: GhostStorm.co.uk

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