Its existence was leaked yesterday, and now it's been confirmed: Middle-earth: Shadow of War is real, and it's coming to PlayStation 4 on the 25th August. As evidenced by the sequel's cinematic trailer, the title sees the return of possessed ranger Talion as Middle-earth is gripped by conflict.

What's more, we're going to be getting a gameplay reveal on the 8th March, so you won't have to wait long to see the release in action. Are you looking forward to this one? Eviscerate your enemies in the comments section below.