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Batman: Arkham Knight “Evening the Odds” Gameplay Video

Batman: Arkham Knight “Evening the Odds” Gameplay Video

Warner Bros. Interactive has released a new trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight that shows off some “gameplay.” In it, Scarecrow returns to Gotham City with a scheme to unite the Rogues Gallery and destroy the Batman once and for all. As the citizens of Gotham flee and criminal gangs take control of the city, Batman evens the odds taking to the streets in the legendary Batmobile to ignite the fight that will decide the future of the city that he is [...]

Humble Warner Bros. Bundle includes F.E.A.R., Batman, and Lord of the Rings

Humble Warner Bros. Bundle includes F.E.A.R., Batman, and Lord of the Rings

Humble Bundle is at it again for these next two weeks, introducing The Humble Warner Bros. Bundle. The latest bundle includes six games from publisher Warner Bros. Games’ portfolio in a pay-what-you-want structure. Pay whatever you want, and you will receive the Game of the Year edition of Batman: Arkham Asylum, as well as F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, F.E.A.R. 3, and Lord of the Rings: War in the North. Pay more than the average, which is currently $4.55, and in [...]

Why we still don’t have a review for Batman: Arkham Origins:Held up by game breaking bugs, your move, WB Games

Why we still don’t have a review for Batman: Arkham Origins:Held up by game breaking bugs, your move, WB Games

Pixel Enemy has been working hard to get through as much of Batman: Arkham Origins as possible so our review could be posted this week, but due to the technical issues we’ve previously reported on — we’ve been forced to hold off the review while we give WB Games a chance to release a patch and fix the damn thing. Our review copy didn’t make it, but that didn’t stop me from purchasing my own copy for review as I [...]

Batman: Arkham Origins patch for PS3 submitted, promises to fix framerate issue

Batman: Arkham Origins patch for PS3 submitted, promises to fix framerate issue

It seems that more than a few people are having framerate issues for the PlayStation 3 version of Batman: Arkham Origins. In a tweet, Warner Bros. Games Montreal creative director Eric Holmes confirmed that a fix is on the way. According to Holmes, a patch was submitted to PlayStation Network, and in the meantime, advised players to minimize the use of fast travel until the patch becomes available. Coincidentally, our review of Batman: Arkham Origins will be arriving soon, too. [...]

Batman: Arkham Origins dev faced internal and external skepticism, says producer

Batman: Arkham Origins dev faced internal and external skepticism, says producer

In an interview with Eurogamer, Batman: Arkham Origins senior producer Ben Mattes revealed that the game’s developer, Warner Bros. Montreal, faced some heat from not only fans, but also from within the studio itself. In terms of external skepticism, “There were fans who said: ‘They’re not Rocksteady, they can’t make an Arkham game,’” said Mattes. In addition, and probably more importantly, there also internal skepticism. “And there were concerns within the organization that we weren’t going to be able to [...]

Batman: Arkham Origins 17-minute video gameplay walkthrough, preview the game’s mechanics

Batman: Arkham Origins 17-minute video gameplay walkthrough, preview the game’s mechanics

Batman: Arkham Origins is set to release this week on October 25th. For those who can’t wait to play as the Dark Knight once more, we have 17 minutes of gameplay footage from the PlayStation 3 version that can be checked out above. Enjoy the thorough preview of the game’s gameplay mechanics, and its locations; including a look at the Batcave, and the Gotham City Police Department. Are you excited about the next instalment?

Games for Windows Live removal causing problems for Arkham Asylum and Arkham City players

Games for Windows Live removal causing problems for Arkham Asylum and Arkham City players

The removal of Games for Windows Live from Batman games is causing problems for some Arkham Asylum and Arkham City players, it has been reported. A post on Steam has confirmed this, stating that those who have purchased the aforementioned titles from the platform will need to go through some extra steps to retain functionality. The notice also mentioned that players will have to start the game again from the beginning, which is a nightmare, but a small sacrifice considering [...]

Batman: Arkham Origins has been delayed in Europe for Wii U, 3DS and PC

Batman: Arkham Origins has been delayed in Europe for Wii U, 3DS and PC

European Wii U owners looking to play Batman: Arkham Origins on October 25 will be sorely disappointed by today’s news. Publisher Warner Bros. revealed that the Wii U, 3DS, and PC versions of Arkham Origins have been delayed. The Wii U version and the physical release on PC, originally scheduled for an October 25 release, will now be released on November 8. The digital release on PC, meanwhile, remains unaffected, and is still scheduled for an October 25 release. Not [...]

Batman: Arkham bundle includes first two games, as well as a heap of DLC

Batman: Arkham bundle includes first two games, as well as a heap of DLC

With Batman: Arkham Origins set for release on October 25, Warner Bros. saw fit to retail the first two games in the Batman: Arkham series in a neat bundle. Revealed by GameStop, the Batman: Arkham bundle will include the Game of the Year Edition of both Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. The Game of the Year Edition of Batman: Arkham Asylum includes Trioviz 3D vision, which is a post-processed 3D presentation that can be viewed on any television, and [...]

ESRB slaps Batman: Arkham Origins with a “Teen” rating, contains female groping and other fun things

ESRB slaps Batman: Arkham Origins with a “Teen” rating, contains female groping and other fun things

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has graced us with the rating and its summary for the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins. The ESRB labeled the latest entry in the Batman: Arkham series with a T for Teen rating, with blood, drug references, dirty language, mild suggestive themes, and, of course, violence. One thing to note, however, is that the game features an antagonist “briefly groping the posterior of a female character” during a particular scene. Underneath Black Mask’s murderous intentions [...]

Batman: Arkham Origins beta invites being sent to players

Batman: Arkham Origins beta invites being sent to players

If you’ve received a beta invite for Batman: Arkham Origins, I assume the first thing you thought was whether it was legit. Many other users have thought the same thing, so at least you’re not alone. Still, that beta invite is the real deal. The official Twitter account for the Batman: Arkham series has confirmed that the beta invites are, indeed, the real deal. We haven’t received word on exactly what qualifies you to receive a beta invite, but according [...]

Kevin Conroy not voicing Batman in Arkham Origins, role remains TBC

Kevin Conroy not voicing Batman in Arkham Origins, role remains TBC

A day ago, we reported that Kevin Conroy will return for Batman: Arkham Origins, the upcoming prequel to the Batman video game series. While this news is true, we can now confirm that Kevin Conroy will not be voicing Batman in the game. This time, Roger Craig Smith will star as Batman, and Troy Baker will star as the Joker. Both, Craig Smith and Baker, are accomplished voice actors in the gaming industry. Craig Smith’s high-profile roles include Ezio Auditore (Assassin’s [...]

Kevin Conroy not returning and other details emerge for Arkham Origins

Kevin Conroy not returning and other details emerge for Arkham Origins

It looks as if Kevin Conroy will not be behind the microphone for the next installment in the Arkham franchise. According to a feature in the print edition of South African publication, NAG, Conroy has been replaced by a younger actor that will be more consistent with the vision of the caped crusader in Arkham Origins. For those of you keeping score, Conroy has been the voice of almost every animated and game-related version of Batman since 1993′s ‘Mask of [...]

Batman: Arkham City board game available to UK customers this June

Batman: Arkham City board game available to UK customers this June

If this looks familiar, we reported on Batman: Arkham City Escape, a board game based on Arkham City, a few weeks ago. According to a press release, the board game will be available to UK customers late May — early June. A two-player board game, Batman: Arkham City Escape pits Batman against several of Batman’s villains, from I-bought-them-at-Kmart security guards to Two-Face. Each villain will have its own unique ability that pertains to their persona. Whenever Batman and a villain [...]

Batman: Arkham Origins main antagonist will be Black Mask

Batman: Arkham Origins main antagonist will be Black Mask

Here is the latest news on the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins game. A while back, we reported that after the first batch of screens were leaked we thought Black Mask would be the main antagonist of the newest Batman adventure. Well, today Game Informer has confirmed that Black Mask will indeed serve as the Bats’ primary nemesis. While Black Mask might not be as popular as the likes of The Joker or The Penguin, he will certainly appeal to hardcore Batman fans. The [...]

Was Injustice statue changed due to portrayal of violence against women?

Was Injustice statue changed due to portrayal of violence against women?

When I first heard about the Injustice: Gods Among Us collector’s edition, I was interested in seeing what it contained – even though there wasn’t a PC edition being released. I tend to collect the statues and figures more than anything else, and being a fan of comic books and DC characters, the collector edition seemed like a ‘must have’ item. However, upon a closer look at the different editions available, it took me a while to understand what the [...]

DC Universe Online getting some new DLC this May

DC Universe Online getting some new DLC this May

For those of you still playing DC Universe Online (free-to-play on PC and PS3), you will be seeing some new content this May with the release of a DLC pack entitled “Origin Crisis.” The DLC will explore some “what if” scenarios by letting players travel through alternate histories of the DC Universe in different timelines. Some of the missions include dealing with an alternate Batman who is a killer for hire and a Superman who works for antagonist Lex Luthor. A [...]

Details on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate surface

Details on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate surface

Yes, Batman: Arkham Origins is the big slice of pie for today, but don’t forget about its handheld spinoff, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate. While we reported first details on the former, we now have details on the latter. Blackgate, headed by Armature Studio, will take place after the end of Origins. The game has Batman going into Blackgate Penitentiary to quell a prison uprising, though not much has been revealed other than that. Gameplay-wise, Blackgate will be mostly set on a [...]

First details on Batman: Arkham Origins

First details on Batman: Arkham Origins

Earlier today, we reported that Batman: Arkham Origins, as well as a handheld spinoff, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (3DS/Vita) will launch later this year. However, while Game Informer has first information on the games, Nintendo Everything has even more information on the titles. Pertaining to Batman: Arkham Origins, Black Mask has placed a bounty on Batman’s head, though we do not know exactly why. The reason, however, will be pivotal to the game’s story. On a much granular level, the [...]