Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Batman

New Batman: Arkham Knight trailer, Ace Chemicals Infiltration Part 1

Warner Bros. has begun to roll out new series of gameplay videos from Batman: Arkham Knight. First up is The Official Batman: Arkham Knight – Ace Chemicals Infiltration – Pt. 1, the first of a trilogy set during a hostage situation. Batman must infiltrate the Ace Chemicals plant and save the remaining workers while battling Arkham Knight and the Scarecrow’s forces. The footage showcases the new Fear Takedown move and incorporation of the Batmobile into Combat Mode.

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Batmobile showcased in new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer, screens

Warner Bros. Interactive has released a new trailer showing off the Batmobile from the upcoming Arkham finale by Rocksteady, Batman: Arkham Knight. The Batmobile Battle Mode Reveal Trailer details the combat mode’s loadout as it transforms for combat, pointing out all the guns, rockets, and gadgets that players will get to use in their battle for Gotham. A few action shots were also released for good measure.

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Batman: Arkham Knight gets new gameplay trailer, screenshots

The first gameplay trailer has been released from Batman: Arkham Knight. Titled Evening the Odds, the video features Scarecrow returning to Gotham City on a mission to unite Batman’s enemies and take the city. Gangs run wild in the streets, Batman takes to his Batmobile to crack some skulls, and a new villain makes their way into the series. At a little over two minutes, I’m pretty sure this is the fastest that Gotham’s gone to hell.

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Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots reveal new villain, classic ride

Batman Arkham Knight (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) March Screenshots - Screenshot 1

A new batch of screenshots has been released from Rocksteady Studios’ upcoming Arkham finale, Batman: Arkham Knight. The shots feature the (drivable) Batmobile as well as the newest villain, Arkham Knight. Batman will not only have to face off against the newcomer but also a coalition of old foes—Penguin, Two-Face, and Harley Quinn—led by Scarecrow.

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Arkham series to end this year with Batman: Arkham Knight

Rocksteady will be returning to the Batman: Arkham series for the storyline’s finale, Batman: Arkham Knight. Warner Bros. Interactive has announced that the conclusion will ship later this year for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Series fans will have to face off against old foes as Scarecrow returns with a cohort of villainous allies, including Harley Quinn, Pengiun, and Two-Face. All of Gotham City will be a battleground next time around, and now gamers will have a chance to zip around the city in the Batmobile. A nearly four-minute trailer, Father to Son, was also released.

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E3 2013: Sony details PS4 price and policies, plus PS3 and PS Vita

PlayStation 4 (System) E3 2013 Announcement - System 2

I think it’s safe to say that Sony surprised quite a few people, including us, during their E3 2013 conference. The event covered a wide variety of topics, including cloud gaming, PS4, PS Plus, and PS Vita, and how each works within the Sony ecosystem. For starters, the PS4 will have no restrictions regarding used games, no online authentication requirement, and will launch this holiday season for $399.99. PS Plus will function as it does now, with game giveaways and special discounts, but it will also be required to play games online; however, it will not be required for streaming media from such services as Hulu and Netflix.

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Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Origins Blackgate announced

Batman Arkham Origins (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Header

Two new Batman titles will be launching later this year, according to Warner Bros. Interactive. The two titles split along console lines, with Batman: Arkham Origins slated to ship for 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U, and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for 3DS and PS Vita.

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PC version of Gotham City Imposters now free-to-play from Steam

Gotham City Imposters (360, PC, PS3) PC Free to Play Announcement - Screenshot 1

Another joins the free-to-play ranks today. Warner Bros. has announced that the PC version of Monolith Production’s team-based shooter Gotham City Imposters can now be downloaded for free from Steam. The original game, which features up to a dozen players battling it out over eight Batman-themed maps and four modes, are accessible, as well as all of the new weapons, mascots, and maps that were added via post-launch DLC.

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

Batman Arkham City Armored Edition (Wii U) E3 2012 Announcement - Screenshot 1

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

Batman: Arkham City (360, PC, PS3) 360 and PS3 DLC and GOTY Screenshot Announcement - Screenshot 1

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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