Watch how you mentor your henchmen in Middle-earth: Shadow of War

One of the most satisfying things about Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was meeting some low-level scrub orc, Gutterbum the Wretched, barely good enough to wear rags and carry a stick into battle, then bumping into him ten hours later as Gutterbum the Almighty, encased in the finest armor, wielding a mighty sword, and commanding a throng of minions.
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It seems that Shadow of War might abandon the “Assassin Creed”-esque gameplay to get more large-scale battles.
Also, kudos to the all-new Nemesis Fortresses and army management. It feels really like conquering the land of Mordor.