Why Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor Left ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Out Of Its Name

Video: Confused why Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor left “Lord of the Rings” out of its name? Well, lead designer Bob Roberts just explained to Eurogamer that the omission was a deliberate choice to make sure the game was seen as “clearly its own thing” by keeping it “separate” from established LOTR franchises. Mystery solved!


  • And thank f**k for that, because as soon as a game gets Lord of the Rings in the title it instantly comes with the requirement for it to be disappointing as hell.

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