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He stole the show yet again
During a demo showing off Batman: Arkham Knight at Sony's E3 press conference (which showed the caped crusader scaling Gotham City and driving around the Batmobile), the Scarecrow stole the spotlight to broadcast his sp... read feature

More dev time needed
When Batman: Arkham Knight was announced back in March, they said we could expect it this year. You know how that goes. Now it's coming in 2015.  Rocksteady showed off Arkham Knight at a pre-E3 event a few weeks back. Th... read feature

First impressions/hands-on
We gave you our impressions from the very first look at Batman: Arkham Knight back in March, but now we're back with a twist. That Batmobile we talked so much about? Yeah, it's great. Cruisin' around Gotham and blowing up sh*t is never going to be anything but great. But they were holding out on us: The Batmobile can transform into a freakin' tank! read feature

Batman

Scarecrow returns in this first Batman: Arkham Knight gameplay footage


Have a good look at the Batmobile
May 21
The screenshots were nice, but we're on to bigger and better with this footage of Batman: Arkham Knight. I vaguely recall there being a tease in Arkham City concerning the return of Scarecrow, and sure enough he's back with ... read
Arkham Knight

Batman goes to Chinatown in Arkham Knight


And an in-game look at Harley Quinn
May 16
Rocksteady Studios has been tweeting images of Batman: Arkham Knight and I'm still smitten. We've got the pointy-eared Dark Knight in Chinatown, Harley Quinn pulling off her best Joker impersonation, and a Riddler Challenge w... read
Fulgore Warning: Fulgore
Today, I can finally talk about my impressions of Batman: Arkham Knight, which I saw back and GDC. There’s some new stuff about Watchdogs that’s actually gotten my attention, Sonic has Zelda-themed DLC, Fulgore... read feature

Batman

These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy


Who *is* the Arkham Knight?
Mar 27
The two big things to know about Batman: Arkham Knight are that you can drive the Batmobile, and there's a new villain -- the titular Arkham Knight -- created by Rocksteady, Geoff Johns, and Jim Lee. If you need more to go on... read
It's the car, right? Chicks love the car
Rocksteady Studios has found itself in a somewhat precarious position with Arkham Knight. The team's two previous installments in the series are so universally revered that it begs the question "What can it do to live up to, ... read feature

Batman

A closer look at the villains of Batman: Arkham Knight


Is it just me, or is The Riddler, uh, scary?
Mar 21
No multiplayer. Kevin Conroy voicing Batman. The Batmobile. Rocksteady developing. Hell yeah, I'm eager to hear more about Batman: Arkham Knight. Particularly given that I skipped Origins and am coming into this one with a lo... read
Arkham Knight

'Arkham Knight' is actually the name of a new Batman villain


And other details from Rocksteady's latest game
Mar 06
New details have emerged from the Game Informer cover story of Batman: Arkham Knight, and there's a lot to take in. First off, "Arkham Knight" is actually the name of a new villain that was created by DC Entertainment. T... read
The final installment of the Arkham series
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... read feature

Allegedly for PC, Xbox One, and PS4
[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 se... read feature

Batman: Arkham Collection

Batman: Arkham Collection to bundle your Batmen


Why, though?
Nov 14
Warner Bros. is bundling its Batmen with the Arkham Collection, set to release in the UK on November 22. The package consists of a physical copy of the newly released Arkham Origins, which Jim did not like. It also seems to r... read
Newegg's Rockstar sale

Newegg has a crazy sale on old Rockstar games for PC


Get 'em while they're cheap!
Nov 07
Newegg is running a sale right now on some older Rockstar games for the PC. All of the games are downloads, and are up to 76 percent off. Titles available include the Max Payne series, Bully, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Gr... read
Rocksteady

Is Rocksteady's next game coming in 2014?


Job postings indicate Batman Arkham City dev busy at work
Nov 03
Musings to what Rocksteady Studios' next project will be has been stirring in the minds of many after the lackluster reception of Batman: Arkham Origins. The London based developer, made famous for the first two Batman: ... read
Dtoid Show

Arkham Origins, Blood Dragon Unleashed & Xbox Revelations


The Destructoid Show
Apr 09
Good evening, gentle Dtoiders, here's today's Tuesday-newsday Destructoid Show. Batman Arkham Origins has been announced in the places where all games are announced, the cover of Game Informer magazine. EA has been voted the... read
Office Chat

Hope for Fallout, doubt for Batman and sadness for Aliens


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Feb 14
In another casual conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jordan Devore, Daniel Starkey and and I discuss the possible futures of Batman and Fallout. Plus, we marvel at how spectacularly wrong Aliens: Colonial Marines went. read

Batman: Arkham 3 is due for release in 2013 [Update]


Arkhaaaaaaaaw MAH GAWD!
Feb 12
[Update: According to the rumor mill, Rocksteady won't be involved in this one. According to my Twitter feed of random people saying random things, the less-spectacular Spark Unlimited may take the helm. Hmmmm.] Warner Bros. ... read
Barkham up the wrong tree
For most of this generation, Nintendo existed as its own entity in the market. The Wii couldn't match the technical prowess of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, while third-party publishers famously struggled when attempting to... read feature

Batman: Arkham Asylum Steam Keys fail due to DRM


Jul 30
I hate DRM with a passion, but I feel I owe its creators a fruit basket. After all, it gives me more free target practice than the rest of this industry's bullshit. Take what's been happening with Arkham Asylum -- new purchas... read

One of the best parts of Rocksteady's Arkham series is how expertly the games exploited Batman's greatest asset -- the greatest rogue's gallery in all of comic books. Many of Batman's opponents are as enthralling, if not more... read feature

The DTOID Show: CodBlops, Deus Ex Movie & Arkham Prequel


Jul 11
Hey guys, here's today's Destructoid Show! The big news is a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, because it's about how poor people are evil and will steal your robot helicopters. But it's okay because Trent Reznor's ... read

Rumor: Batman Arkham City prequel set in Silver Age


Jul 11
According to Variety, Rocksteady is working on a Batman: Arkham City prequel that's set in the Silver Age. It'll tell the story of how Batman first met The Joker, and will seemingly carry much of the 50s aesthetic with it, as... read

The Wii is just about to wrap up its tenure at Nintendo's flagship home console, and looking back, it's clear to see that third parties often failed to make the most of the system. They regularly used the Wii as an opportuni... read feature

The voices behind Batman: Arkham City GotY edition


May 24
Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition is coming out next Tuesday, and as a little reminder Warner Bros. put out a new trailer showing off some of the voice talent do their thing. As shameful as it is to admit, I misse... read

One more trailer for Harley Quinn's Revenge couldn't hurt


May 18
Rocksteady Studios has got another trailer for "Harley Quinn's Revenge" ahead of the add-on's May 29 release on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, though this one isn't quite such a tease. We're shown the basic setup for how... read

New Arkham City behind the scenes vid talks sound design


May 16
Rocksteady did absolutely everything right in Batman: Arkham City. This includes the stellar sound design; punching thugs makes a satisfying thud, bones make an earth-shattering crack, and even Batman's cape itself has a cas... read

Trailer teases 'Harley Quinn's Revenge' for Arkham City


May 11
After devoting an entire Sunday to dealing with the Riddler and his absurd amount of collectibles in Batman: Arkham City, I walked away from the game and never looked back. With any luck, "Harley Quinn's Revenge" will pull m... read

Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year edition announced


Apr 23
Warner Brothers is rereleasing Batman: Arkham City under the guide of a "Game of the Year" edition. Due for PS3 and Xbox 360 on May 29, it will include a set of alternative skins, the Catwoman, Nightwing, and Robin downloada... read

Harley Quinn DLC hinted at for Batman: Arkham City


Apr 20
The above image was teased by the official Twitter account for Batman: Arkham City. That sure does seem to be Harley Quinn, eh? On its own, this might not have much meaning, but when you look over these leaked Trophies for un... read

Batman: Arkham City is Metacritic's top rated 2011 game


Jan 13
Metacritic has released its annual list of top rated games, revealing that Batman: Arkham City on PS3 was the most critically acclaimed title of 2011. It beat out The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by a mouse's cock.  Here's th... read

Free Batman Inc. outfit comes to Batman: Arkham City


Dec 20
Rocksteady Studios is thanking fans for continued support with a free downloadable Batman Inc. skin available on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and Games for Windows Live Marketplace. And, speaking of skins, there's quite a ... read






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