Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gameplay trailer, pre-order bonuses step into the light

Middle-earth-Shadow-of-MordorWarner Bros. this morning revealed pre-order bonuses for and released a fresh new Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gameplay trailer showing off Talion's upgradeable ass-kicking abilities.

Also, those looking to pre-order the game for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 or PC in advance of the October 7th release date will find themselves with some additional items/abilities, depending on the retailer.  Check out the list further below.

Official Shadow of Mordor Gameplay – Weapons and Runes trailer:

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor pre-order bonuses:

Amazon – Deadly Archer Rune

  • Talion will deal extra damage when executing ranged headshots against Sauron’s Captains

Best Buy – Flame of Arnor Rune

  • Talion can ignite his blade by achieving a high combo count and incinerate his enemies

GameStop – Captain of the Watch / Hidden Blade Rune

  • “Captain of the Watch” character skin and the Hidden Blade Rune – Talion can deal extra damage when executing stealth attacks against Sauron’s Captains

Steam – Orc Slayer Rune

  • Talion will decimate Sauron’s Captains with increased damage from special attacks

All those who pre-order Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will also receive access at the game’s launch to The Dark Ranger exclusive bonus pack, per the previously announced news.

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor - PlayStation 4 (Video Game)

Manufacturer: Warner Home Video - Games
ESRB Rating: Mature
Platform: PlayStation 4
Genre: action-game-genre

You are Talion, a Ranger of the Black Gate, keeping watch over Mordor which has remained undisturbed for ages. In the blink of an eye, everything is taken from you - your friends, your family, and even your own life. Resurrected by a vengeful spirit, you must now embark on a relentless vendetta against those who have wronged you. Fight through Mordor and uncover the truth of the spirit that compels you, discover the origins of the Rings of Power, build your legend and ultimately confront the evil of Sauron in this new chronicle in Middle-earth. Harness the Spirit of vengeance to inflict brutal combos while mastering powerful new skills and weaponry. Exploit the individual fears, weakness and memories of your enemies as you dismantle Sauron's forces from within. Become the most feared force in Mordor in a new chronicle set before the events of the Lord of the Rings.
List Price:$49.99 USD
New From:$39.99 USD In Stock
Used from:$25.99 USD In Stock
Release date September 30, 2014.