Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

A review by Paul Gestl 

Developer: Monolith Productions
Publisher: WB Games, Feral Interactive
Released on Sep 30, 2014

The realm of Middle Earth (crafted by JR Tolkien), has been home to the likes of grand adventures, fantastic beasts, and a number of great legends. The Shadow of Mordor certainly covers all of the above in its gritty, fantasy world-building.

Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings is a favorite classic series starring two hobbits, Frodo and Sam, on a journey into Mordor, persuaded by Gandalf to destroy the One Ring. 

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Domina Review

Domina on Steam

Written by Paul Gestl

Developer: DophinBarn
Publisher: Same Company
Released on Apr 3, 2017

Domina is akin to the “new kid on the block” in the rogue-like genre of games (marked by dungeon crawling, tile-based graphics, and permadeath.) With a setting in the heyday of gladiator combat, the game brings a few new things to the table both in terms of social live streaming and glorious AI vs. AI gladiator combat.

Genre: An action-strategy simulation game.

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