Warner Bros. must be throwing down some serious cash if they convinced both Troy Baker and Nolan North to do some voice work for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. That's not all they have lined up however.
Christian Cantamessa is writing the original story, Garry Schyman is creating the score, and Alastair Duncan, Laura Bailey and Liam O'Brien are also lending their voice talents to the game.
Check out the latest story trailer to hear some of the cast doing their thing.
Official Shadow of Mordor Story Trailer – Make Them Your Own:
Shadow of Mordor screens:
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Is scheduled for a October 7, 2014 launch.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions today released a new trailer, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Story Trailer – Make Them Your Own. Also, WBIE announced the acclaimed game talent and musical composer behind Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Bringing to life an original story written by Christian Cantamessa (Red Dead Redemption) in the expansive Middle-earth universe set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are many of gaming's best actors, led by Troy Baker and Nolan North.
Joining them is acclaimed video game musical composer Garry Schyman with an original score that sets the tone for this next saga in Mordor. Lending his talent to some of the most celebrated musical compositions in gaming, Schyman is responsible for the soundtrack behind BioShock Infinite, earning him the 2014 British Academy of Film and Television award for Best Original Music as well as the D.I.C.E. award for"Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition" from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.
The game talent cast in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor includes:
- Troy Baker – Talion (The Last of Us, Batman: Arkham Origins, BioShock Infinite, Batman: Arkham City)
- Nolan North Black Hand (Uncharted series, Batman: Arkham Origins)
- Alastair Duncan – Wraith (Mass Effect series, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception)
- Laura Bailey – Ioreth (Halo 4, Batman: Arkham Origins, The Last of Us)
- Liam O'Brien - Gollum (Infamous: Second Son, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us)
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.