Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available on Xbox One

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It is safe to say that before its release there were relatively few awaiting Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor with bated breath. From trailers and demos, the game seemed to be a Lord of the Rings-flavored rehash of Assassin’s Creed. Luckily, everyone who thought this was rather wrong.

Instead, the title proved to be a critical and commercial success, and following on these coat-tails comes the Game of the Year Edition (as reported by Major Nelson), now available on Xbox One, stuffed with a great deal of DLC goodness. The game challenges players to navigate the tricksy politics and passages of Mordor, playing something of an assassin from hell, with a little Wraith-magic baked in for good measure.

Winning over 50 game of the year awards in 2014, if you haven’t already had a punt at Shadow of Mordor, then now is the ideal time to indulge.

Will you be picking up the Game of the Year Edition? Let us know in the comments below.

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