How To Keep The Combos Flowin' in Shadow of Mordor!

How To Keep The Combos Flowin’ in Shadow of Mordor!

Published On October 4, 2014 | By Sam Finch | News

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor from Monolith productions may be a lot of things, it may be the hotly anticipated video game return to Tolkien’s enormous fantasy world after various outings of varying calibre. It may feature a new, dynamic system for enemy hierarchy and progression. Whatever else it may do, it has as part of its core the framework of a hack and slash title, and there’s something which will always be vital to the success of hack and slash games: the potential for outrageously, absurdly, disgustingly, impossibly, disturbingly fat combos.

Whatever the visuals offer, however smooth or intuitive the gameplay or imaginative the story, if it’s a hack and slash at heart and it’s a trouble to stack up some big numbers on screen, the game will ultimately founder and fail. Nothing bonds a gamer with their character more than that character enabling the player to be the legend, for however many hours at a time.

Given the importance of those big combos, it’s good news that Youtuber Rabbit’s Respawn has dropped some tips on how to stack a combo lasting across an entire map! One for the record breakers and the obsessives to be sure, but if you want to crack those orc skulls with maximum efficiency, check the vid below!

Safe in the knowledge that as the combo grows, Talion’s revenge comes one death nearer.

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Sam has been unable to peel his bloodshot eyes and RSI-ridden wrists from the world of gaming since he was first introduced to it, like all good junkies, by his Grandad. From those early days of MegaDrive sweetness, bashing through the throngs of enemies on Shining Force II, his love of all things games has extended upwards and outwards onto a variety of platforms. You can either believe that spiel, or get the real scoop and know that his spaceship actually crashed here some years ago and he is currently incognito as a games writer for Console Monster.