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Batman: Arkham Knight announcement trailer photo
Batman: Arkham Knight announcement trailer
by Alessandro Fillari



After months of leaks, we finally saw the reveal of Batman: Arkham Knight as the upcoming cover story for this month's Game Informer. As the final installment in the Arkham series, The Dark Knight faces his toughest challenge yet as the Scarecrow has taken over Gotham City and joined forces with Two-Face, Harley Quinn, and other villains to take out Batman.

In addition to the reveal, we also have a brand new CG trailer setting up the events of the game. As a next-gen only release, it's looking like Rocksteady is going all out with this one. I can't wait to hear more from this title, which is expected to release later this year.

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Details leaked for reported fourth and final Arkham game, Batman: Arkham Knight photo
Details leaked for reported fourth and final Arkham game, Batman: Arkham Knight
by Chris Carter

[Update #2: GameSpot has Batman: Arkham Knight coming out on October 14, 2014.]

[Update: Game Informer's new cover story has confirmed the existence of the game, as well as the platforms. Cool!]

Before you freak out -- the series is apparently back in the hands of Rocksteady. Phew. WB was all set to announce the next Batman game soon, but a GAME UK retail leak has possibly spoiled the surprise. The game is being called "Batman: Arkham Knight," and will supposedly be released on the PC, Xbox One, and PS4 this year as the "explosive finale" of the franchise.

Gameplay details are sparse, but it looks like you might get to drive the Batmobile, you might be able to play as Harley Quinn in some Challenge Maps, and Scarecrow might be the main villain. Really, I'm just glad Rocksteady is back after the monumental mess WB Montreal caused with Origins

Batman: Arkham Knight [NeoGAF]

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Farts 'N' Crafts: Batman's Giant Robot photo
Farts 'N' Crafts: Batman's Giant Robot
by Max Scoville

Hey everybody! Here's the second episode of Farts 'N' Crafts, the show where I draw pictures of stuff related to what's going on in gaming. Today, there's a lot of buzz about a new Batman game from Rocksteady, and Titanfall continues to be great, as demonstrated by this adorable trailer and these leaked maps and screenshots, which reveal that there are alien dinosaurs in the game. Aren't video games grand?

 

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8:00 PM on 02.27.2014

Infinite Crisis goes into open beta March 14

Interested in the DC Moba game Infinite Crisis? Well it's going into open beta starting on March 14. The beta will feature the new tri-lane map called Gotham Divided, which sees Gotham City collided with the Gotham by Gaslig...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:00 AM on 02.26.2014

Arkham Origins trailer teases Cold, Cold Heart DLC

Arkham Origins has a new DLC trailer, and it confirms what everyone thought -- Mr. Freeze is in, and it'll focus on the Wayne Foundation Humanitarian of the Year awards. Cold, Cold Heart will drop April 2...

Chris Carter

2:30 PM on 02.20.2014

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition dated

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate released to tepid reviews (at best), but that's not stopped Armature Studios from taking another crack at the Dark Knight as they transition the handheld game to PC and console platforms in t...

Conrad Zimmerman

1:00 PM on 02.09.2014

Arkham Origins progression blocking bugs won't be fixed

In a recent post on the Batman: Arkham Origins support forms, it has been stated that there are no current plans to fix any more of the numerous progression blocking bugs that have yet to be addressed. Instead, all effor...

Wesley Ruscher

8:00 AM on 01.31.2014

Warner Bros. cancels DLC for Wii U Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins hit multiple platforms last year, and in addition to a few costumes and a challenge map pack, the game's Season Pass is set to deliver a new story campaign. But it appears as if the Wii U will not be jo...

Chris Carter

5:15 PM on 01.09.2014

Uh, the Writers Guild Award game nominees are weird

The Writers Guild Awards has been giving games writing awards for a number of years now. I'm always confused. Past winners include Dead Head Fred, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Uncharted 2, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Un...

Steven Hansen





3:00 AM on 01.07.2014

The Clayface toy just wants to be your friend

The latest figure from the Batman: Arkham City lineup is Clayface. The figure comes in at 13-inches tall, making it the largest action figure in the DC Collectibles line. Bigger than Solomon Grundy, Killer Croc, and Titan Jok...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



YES! New Arkham Origins DLC is likely Mr. Freeze related photo
YES! New Arkham Origins DLC is likely Mr. Freeze related
by Chris Carter

When the Batman: Arkham Origins Facebook page teased an event happening at the Humanitarian Awards, many of our readers guessed that it was a reference to an episode of Batman: The Animated Series. Well it appears as if they're right, as the crew has just revealed a picture for a new story DLC coming in 2014, and it's completely frozen over.

Yep, although they haven't come out and said it, it's more likely than not that Mr. Freeze will be heading up this add-on. I don't have any real confidence in Warner Bros. Montreal in terms of producing DLC, but that doesn't stop me from rooting for one of my favorite Batman villains. I'm sure some people are tired of Mr. Freeze after Arkham City, but I can't get enough of him, personally -- and if done right (just rip off The Animated Series, guys), this DLC could have a pretty killer story.

Batman Arkham [Facebook]

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Review: Batman: Arkham Origins: Initiation photo
Review: Batman: Arkham Origins: Initiation
by Chris Carter

I was pretty disappointed with Arkham Origins. Maybe not as crushingly disappointed as Jim was, but I still felt like it was the weakest entry in the Arkham saga so far, and Warner Bros. Montreal didn't really do anything to make me confident in the future of the series.

Sadly, the newest DLC doesn't do them any favors either.

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10:10 AM on 12.31.2013

Arkham Origins teasing Humanitarian of the Year Awards

Today is the day that the Arkham Origins Facebook page is going to make a "surprise announcement," and it looks like the first hint has been dropped. The post simply states, "You are cordially invited to the Humanitarian...

Chris Carter

9:30 PM on 12.26.2013

Batman Arkham-related announcement inbound

See that image above? Well, it was posted on Batman Arkham's official Facebook page along with instructions to "visit this page on December 31st for a special announcement." Could it be some Arkham Origin's DLC? A new entry into the series itself, perhaps? Batman Arkham [Facebook]

Harry Monogenis

10:00 PM on 12.22.2013

More Batman: Arkham Origins headed to Puzzle & Dragons

A second in-game collaboration between Batman: Arkham Origins and Puzzles & Dragons is set to burst, beginning tomorrow, December 23. Like the previous event, 11 characters -- from the world of Arkham Origins --...

Wesley Ruscher



Batman: Arkham Origins gets free 'Hunter, Hunted' mode photo
Batman: Arkham Origins gets free 'Hunter, Hunted' mode
by Jordan Devore

I'm not currently playing Batman: Arkham Origins' multiplayer. Are you? Are your friends?

WB Games has release a new mode for the game, and I hope someone's out there enjoying it. "Hunter, Hunted" is a free addition on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 in which three Joker thugs, three Bane thugs, and Batman try to outlast each other with no respawns.

As appealing as it is to play as the Caped Crusader, man, talk about pressure. Glad to see this mode arrive in a free update so as to avoid splitting up the player base.

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