Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Warner Bros.

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.


Convention, Wii U

Lego The Lord of the Rings treking to Mount Retail later this year

Lego Lord of the Rings (360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Vita, Wii) Announcement - Screenshot 1

You shall pass! Warner Bros. has announced TT Games’ next Lego adventure, Lego The Lord of the Rings. Based on the film trilogy, Lord of the Rings is scheduled to ship this fall for the 360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, PS Vita, and Wii. The family-friendly quest will task gamers with solving riddles and battling blocky foes on their way to Mount Doom. Players will get to travel through the Misty Mountains, Mines of Moria, encountering Orcs, Uruk-hai, and the Balrog.


3DS, DS News, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Wii News, Xbox 360 News

Guardians of Middle-earth bringing Tolkienian MOBA action this fall

Warner Bros. is jumping into the multiplayer online battle arena genre this fall with Guardians of Middle-earth for the 360 and PS3. The Monolith-developed title will feature 10 players brawling in five-versus-five battles throughout Middle-earth, calling in the aid of over 20 guardians, including Gandalf, Sauron, and Gollum. In-game voice chat, stat tracking, and leaderboards will supplement the action.


PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

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.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Batman: Arkham City GOTY Edition, new mission DLC announced

Batman: Arkham City (360, PC, PS3) 360 and PS3 Game of the Year Edition and DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

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.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition hits PC, 360

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (360, PC) 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

After years of wandering, Geralt has finally made it to the land of the consoles with the release of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition for the 360. The CD Projekt RED-developed action-RPG, released last year for the PC, is an epic adventure filled with heavy world interaction, battles with giant krakens and mercenaries, and branching progression paths. The console version comes with a quest handbook, world map, and soundtrack for $59.99, while PC gamers will be able to download all of the new content, which includes about four hours of additional gameplay and 35 minutes of new cinematics, in the free Enhanced Edition update.


DLC, PC News, Xbox 360 News

Gotham City Impostors for the 360 gets an update plus free DLC

Gotham City Impostors, the new download-only first-person shooter from Warner Bros., has received a new DLC pack today for the 360. The free release includes Matchmaking fixes, such as the ability to join a game in progress; a new map, 25th Floor; two new weapons, Kingmaker and Falcon Blade; the Toxic Gas Support Item; a new Fun Fact; and two new costume choices, the lunchador and “corporate schlub gone mad.”


DLC, Xbox 360 News

Gotham City Impostors out – to drive you batty (ha!)

Gotham City Imposters (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Warner Bros.’ download-only Batman-inspired shooter, Gotham City Impostors, has launched for 360, PC, and PS3. Impostors pits teams of customized Bats and Jokerz against one another in a battle for control of Gotham City. Up to 12 players will be able to duke it out in teams of six.


PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Gotham City Impostors gets bumped to February

Gotham City Imposters (360 PC PS3) Feb Delay Announcement - Screenshot 1

Batman fans looking to take on Gotham’s insane, or Joker fans looking to take on Gotham’s do-gooders, will have to wait a bit longer. Warner Bros. Interactive has announced that the release of Gotham City Impostors, the upcoming download-only first-person shooter, has been pushed back from January 10 to February.


PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Batman: Arkham City gets Arkham City Skins Pack DLC

Batman: Arkham City (360, PC, PS3) Arkham City Skins Pack DLC Launch Announcement - Header

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.


DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News