Born from a variety of genres and titles, built J.R.R Tolkien universe indeed has spawned so many quality products in the entertainment industry, both in film and video games. Who would have thought that 60 years since the first novel was released, the saga continues, even get special attention in the next-gen gaming market. The presence of Monolith Software’s latest project – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor seemed to be the most valid evidence. After a mystery, Shadow of Mordor finally showed prime form gameplay that looks amazing, but also familiar at the same time. Very familiar, until he was accused of imitating mechanical franchise mainstay Ubisoft – GTA 5 money generator – For Android and iOS .
No kidding, “accusation” This one leveled by Charles Randall, one of the former employees of Ubisoft who could handle the first two series Assassin’s Creed. Through his Twitter account, Randall felt that Shadow of Mordor using the code and assets of Assassin’s Creed 2. This is thought obvious, from the animated movements of the main characters – Talion, especially when engaged in a rope, similar to the iconic movement Ezio. Randall also confirmed that he was working on animation projects AC II for two years, so she is very confident that the animation is also used in the Shadow of Mordor.
Gameplay trailer released Shadow of Mordor turned out to be a controversy of its own. By one of the former employees of Ubisoft, he is considered “cheating” code and assets from Assassin’s Creed 2, mainly from existing motion animation.
Responding to accusations that this one, Michael de Plater – design director Shadow of Mordor finally spoke. Plater mention that in mind Monolith currently only create a game third-person, open-world, action adventure then embodied in this one game. Then they attempted to refine them with elements of stealth and battle system that exists. Plater affirmed that they were not consciously trying to make Shadow of Mordor as Assassin’s Creed version of middle-earth.
How do you own? Is the 8 minute gameplay trailer early Shadow of Mordor is seen mimicking the gameplay of Assassin’s Creed?