@hermes: yeh becouse Shadow of Mordor is totally not ripping this off someone else right? ...
Someone need to make a concept page for photo mode to catch this trend.
Outside of the basic F12 feature included in steam games (and that is a steam feature, not a game feature) and some older PC games, I don't recall many examples that have that. Even less that allow some level of twitching them within the game, and even less if you consider console games...
Infamous Second Son started the Photo Mode trend on consoles. The Last of Us Remastered followed suit, then Infamous First Light and Driveclub is going to have it when it decides to finally work. Seems like Sony's first party AAA lineup will all include this. Middle-earth is the first 3rd party game to include this on consoles. So I suppose he was saying that they got this idea from Infamous.
@rethla: Wait, Last of Us? Man, I don't remember that... But that is a great game to have such a thing. Never played Infamous Second Son, so had no idea if that had it.
But still, not many games got it so far. The more good games that implement it, the higher chance for a lot of games implementing it in the future. Which would be awesome.
He means The Last of Us Remastered, and Infamous SS had photo mode. I took tons of photos in Infamous with it. We definitely need more games to launch with Photo Mode. While playing Middle-earth, I thought it would be great to have a Photo Mode because the game looks so good and I probably could have gotten some great shots. But I beat (And got the platinum trophy) this game so I don't feel like going back to it because I have lots of other games to finish. I took a couple pictures the day it launched but it was some quick stuff, nothing super cool. Games need to launch with this mode from now on, that'd be much, much better. Oh man, I hope Bloodborne launches with this. That game is gorgeous and Photo Mode would really show it off.