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Is Shadow of War Overpromising?

WHO DOESN’T WANT AN ARMY OF LOYAL FOLLOWERS?

A few days ago, we were treated with the first gameplay trailer for Shadow of War, the sequel to Shadow of Mordor.

The general response? This looks fucking awesome! There is so much to love here!

That being said, it did remind us of something. Remember the first gameplay trailer for its prequel, Shadow of Mordor? We went looking and…it raised a few concerns.

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A Guide to Proper Villainy

REMEMBER, THE DARK SIDE HAS COOKIES

So you want to be evil? Well, we honestly can’t blame you, but are you qualified? When you were a child, did you ever knock over the block tower you’d just built, just to watch it crumble? When you see someone standing precariously close to the edge of the stairs, is there this little voice in your head telling you to push them?

When you see a baby, do you find yourself wondering if he really, truly, needs that candy? If so, you have two options!

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The answer is always, always “No, he doesn’t.”

  1. Get help. Seriously, find a good shrink and urge him to lock you in a padded room until you no longer feel the urge to watch your fellow man weep at your feet.
  2. Sign up for our quick and easy guide to proper villainy. For just a small monthly payment we here at Mephistopheles and Co will keep you updated on how to do the wrong thing, the right way.

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