[Update: Bane is not a playable character but rather an ally that fights alongside Batman. Sorry for the confusion.]
After their somewhat (read: hugely) successful attempt at a Batman game with Arkham Asylum, developer Rocksteady hasn't shied away from taking full advantage of the Batman license. Arkham City is jam-packed with a bevy of the Caped Crusader's allies and adversaries.
Both Talia Al Ghul and The Penguin were announced earlier this month and, via the Arkham City Comic-Con panel, we know that Bane will join the cast of characters available to fight at the Dark Knight's side.
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It's interesting to see Bane on this side of the story. It's not an altogether new event -- Bane was always conflicted character -- but it's an interesting angle to take on the villain.
They've also released a handful of new screens showing the aforementioned 'ally' as well as Catwoman, and the Batman himself. You can find the full panel here for some interesting talk amongst the cast.
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