Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Batman: Arkham City

E3 2012 – Warner Bros.: Arkham City Armored Edition Wii U bound

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The Dark Knight will be making his way to the Wii U later this year. Warner Bros. has announced that WB Games Montréal is reconfiguring Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham City for the Wii U and Wii U GamePad, and will be releasing the new version as Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition. In addition to GamePad support, the Armored Edition will also include all of the content from the base game and all of the DLC released to date. It will also introduce the Battle Armored Tech (B.A.T.) mode and new Armored Suits for Batman and Catwoman. The suits allow players to build up kinectic energy during combat, and then release it by engaging the B.A.T. mode, dealing additional damage.

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Just Batman and Robin busting heads in Harley Quinn’s Revenge

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Warner Bros. has released some new screenshots from the upcoming Batman: Arkham City DLC epilogue Harley Quinn’s Revenge Pack. The final chapter, estimated to last over two hours, is scheduled to launch on May 29 for 800 MS Points/$9.99. The pack will also be included with the Game of the Year Edition, also set to be released on May 29.

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Batman: Arkham City GOTY Edition, new mission DLC announced

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Gamers who missed out on last year’s Batman: Arkham City are now going to get the chance to catch up all in one go with Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition. Set to launch on May 29 for the 360 and PS3, the GOTY Edition will include the base game, the Harley Quinn’s Revenge two-hour epilogue chapter, all five DLC packs, and a Batman Year One movie download. Owners of Arkham City will be able to play Harley Quinn’s Revenge as well when it launches on Live and PSN on May 29.

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Batman: Arkham City gets Arkham City Skins Pack DLC

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The Dark Knight is getting a bit fancier today with the release of the Arkham City Skins Pack. The $4.99/400 MS Point set includes seven skins ranging from Year One to Batman Beyond.

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Batman: Arkham City launches for PC, Robin DLC for 360 and PS3

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Batman: Arkham City has launched for Games for Windows Live, and is now available on Steam, OnLive, Origin, Impulse, and other digital distribution services. Joining the PC version is the Robin Bundle Pack for the 360 and PS3. The 560 MS Point/$6.99 pack is similar to the recently released Nightwing Bundle, with Robin available for play in all challenge maps as well as in two new included maps. Robin has a unique move list and gadget loadout, and he will also sport a few different looks with two additional skins.

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Batman: Arkham City – Nightwing reports in with launch of new DLC

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The Nightwing Bundle Pack DLC announced last month for Batman: Arkham City is now available for the 360 and PS3. For 560 MS Points/$6.99, caped crusaders will receive Nightwing as a playable character in the main game as well as all challenge maps, complete with his own unique move list and set of gadgets, as well as two challenge maps (Wayne Manor and Main Hall) and his Animated Series character skin.

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The Dark Knight gets back to business with Batman: Arkham City

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Console gamers itching to don their cape and cowl, wait no longer: Batman: Arkham City is now available for the 360 and PS3. PC gamers wanting to introduce injustice to their latex fists of rage will be able to join in on November 15. Rocksteady Studios returns to the franchise with a new adventure for the caped crusader, releasing him from Arkham Asylum and into the city itself. The game world is said to be five times larger than that of Arkham Asylum and is populated by a who’s who of the Batman universe, including Two-Face, Harley Quinn, The Penguin, and Mr. Freeze, with Nightwing lending a hand on November 1 and Robin on November 22 in 360 and PS3 DLC character packs (560 MS Points/$6.99).

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Batman: Arkham City – Nightwing Bundle Pack DLC revealed

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The Dark Knight will be joined by his former protégé Nightwing next time around, courtesy of a DLC pack. The Nightwing Bundle Pack for Batman: Arkham City will be available on November 1, with Robin’s pack launching later on November 22, for 560 MS Points/$6.99.

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