Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor appears to have been quite a success. Tons of people have been posting how amazing the game is. I’ll use this post to link all sorts of Shadow of Mordor post launch stuff – Players sharing their experiences, things that people have made using/for the game, etc.
GDC Game of the Year (And other awards): http://www.gamechoiceawards.com/winners/
GameSpot Overall, PS4, and Xbox One Game of the Year: http://www.gamespot.com/game-of-the-year/#top
Rock, Paper, Shotgun best action game: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2014/12/16/best-action-games-middle-earth-shadow-of-mordor/
PlayStation LifeStyle Game of the Year: http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2014/12/25/best-2014-game-awards-game-year-2014/#/slide/6
411mania Game of the Year: http://411mania.com/games/411-games-2014-year-end-awards-the-top-10-games-of-2014/
Giant Bomb Game of the Year: http://www.giantbomb.com/articles/giant-bomb-s-2014-game-of-the-year-awards-day-five/1100-5126/
Dice Awards – 8 total awards: http://www.polygon.com/2015/2/6/7991149/middle-earth-shadow-of-mordor-snags-8-dice-awards-dragon-age-named
Many, many more.
Steam community: http://steamcommunity.com/app/241930/images/ (Especially this one: http://cloud-4.steampowered.com/ugc/534001598413538279/5BFC893F6C8AADDE2B7A50E3583AF4239E5A359C/)
Bad Day in Mordor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BtMTk9NZ6Y
More Photo Mode videos: http://kotaku.com/violent-shadow-of-mordor-montages-are-tragic-pretty-1656155207
Destructoid video review (Max): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTGPwLQzF-M
Increase difficulty: http://kotaku.com/think-shadow-of-mordor-is-too-easy-try-these-out-1653394248
Me:SoM as a book cover: http://imgur.com/a/umNbm
October, 2014 PS4 best seller!: http://blog.us.playstation.com/2014/11/07/playstation-stores-top-sellers-october-2014/