With our October cover story on Middle-earth: Shadow of War, we're diving in deep on everything new for Monolith's sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. In this exclusive video, we sit down with design director Bob Roberts and principal animator Patrick Watje to talk about the process of bringing new moves for Talion to light. From the concept, to the mocap, to implementation in the game, learn about the most exciting combat moves to master in Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

Watch the video below with Watje and Roberts to see the new moves in action and learn which martial art was surprisingly influential.

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