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Gollum debuts in Shadow of Mordor behind the scenes clip

While Red Dead Redemption writer Christian Cantamessa and BioShock Infinite voice actor Troy Baker discuss how Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is both an original tale and faithful to J.R.R. Tolkien's immense canon, a familiar, gangly, wide-eyed figure peers into the camera like a paranoid...

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Barely Related: Doctor Who airs in August, Wright exits Ant-Man

Deep breaths, everyone. The week is almost done. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of...

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor takes the Tolkien universe to next-gen systems

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a new third-person action game in development by Monolith Productions, publisher Warner Bros. announced today. As the title indicates, the game is placed in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings universe, and has players assuming the guise of the "valiant ranger"...

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The Hobbit makes Unexpected Journey to browsers, mobile in Armies of the Third Age

Kabam has launched a new free-to-play browser tie-in, called The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age, in which players build strongholds and wage war. Three factions – Orcs, Elves and Dwarves – are in the game, which is playable on a PC web browser or through a free app on both iOS and...

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Joyswag: The Lord of the Rings: War in the North-themed JRR Tolkien birthday toast kit

Did you know today was Lord of the Rings scribe JRR Tolkien's birthday? If you did, you probably also know that fans of "The Professor" toast his birth at 9pm your local time. It's true! Read all about it here on the Tolkien Society's website. To celebrate the occasion (oh, and we guess to promote...

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