Clueless Gamer is a segment initially launched as a web-only franchise, which eventually grew to become a popular piece on the regular TBS talk show. Conan is usually seen playing, reviewing and commenting on popular video games, though Conan himself is backed with only little to no gaming experience or interest. Conan also banters with content producer and avid gamer Aaron Bleyaert whilst playing the games featured in the segment.

In its recent episode, Conan takes on "Middle Earth: Shadow of War" with actor and comedian #Kumail Nanjiani. Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host.

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Kumail is best known for his role as a main cast member on HBO's Emmy Award-nominated series "Silicon Valley," and he also voiced Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series "Adventure Time."

While Kumail has established a name in television and film work, he himself is not new to video game voice-overs. Nanjiani has played the role of Jarun Tann in the hit game "Mass Effect: Andromeda," Reggie in "The Walking Dead: Season Two," and Fight Haver in "Fight Haver (Fast Drive)." His voice work in "Middle Earth: Shadow of War" is arguably his biggest video game voice acting so far.

The Agonizer

"The Big Sick" and "Silicon Valley" actor Kumail Nanjiani appears in Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer in its latest episode where he plays "Middle Earth: Shadow of War." Kumail is seen squaring off with his own Orc, 'The Agonizer.'

Nanjiani shows off his gaming skills as he eliminates hordes of enemies and eventually comes face to face with 'The Agonizer.' The video not only shows Shadow of War‘s exploration elements, but also highlights the game's revamped Nemesis system.

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It allows players to gain followers from the many races of Middle Earth, including those native to Mordor. Players can then use their influence to those that are adherent to Talion's cause in executing game plans and tactics to aid them in some of the most complicated missions in the game.

A surprising Easter Egg

"Middle Earth: Shadow of War" promises to be an epic video game; its predecessor "Middle Earth: #Shadow Of Mordor," won multiple Game of the Year Awards from different institutions and have garnered mostly positive reviews. The introduction of the 'Nemesis System' was a fresh concept from game developer Monolith Productions and Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Though the game brought its own original flavor into the action role-playing genre through its 'Nemesis System,' many still accused Monolith of using assets (such as the protagonist-animation code) from Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed II."

Surprisingly, players will find references to the "Assassn's Creed" franchise from "Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor" as what could be seen or heard in the video below.

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