Tagged With lord of the rings

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, the newly unveiled video gaming sequel to Shadow of Mordor, looks like it's ramping up things up in every possible way. The last game already played fast and loose with Lord of the Rings lore, but now you're a human leading armies of orcs into an invasion of Mordor. With your own ring of power. Also, there may be dragons?

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One of Shadow of Mordor's biggest features is the "Nemesis System," a mechanic that gradually beefs up unique Uruk rivals for the player. The more you progress, the more menacing your Nemesis becomes, and the more gratifying it is when you finally kill it. But what happens if you go out of your way to avoid nemesis assignments?

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Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd from Back to the Future, Stephen Merchant and Ellen McLain from Portal, Gary Oldman as the game's big bad and two different Chris Pratt performances — LEGO Dimensions' definitely got talent.

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Some time ago I was a huge fan of 30 Second Movies As Reenacted By Bunnies. I'm not sure why, but after so many of them, they kind of lost their spark. This short YouTube clip is pretty great though, and I'm thinking that maybe Lego just makes everything better.

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The first thing I thought after watching The Battle of Five Armies was "boy, that's a movie that didn't need to be made". Now, thanks to the power of fans and the internet, we can pretend around half of Peter Jackson's entire Hobbit trilogy never happened.