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Batman: Arkham Origins  



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11:45 AM on 04.15.2014

Here's a half hour of the Arkham Origins Mr. Freeze DLC, if you want to watch that

I've never quite understood why people want to watch extended gameplay videos of upcoming content. I mean, if you're excited and want to play it, why would you want to spoil a long chunk of it? Conversely, if you couldn't ca...

Brett Makedonski




8:00 PM on 04.09.2014

Batman goes all Iron Man in the Arkham Origins Mr. Freeze DLC

DC All Access is showing off what we can expect out of the Batman: Arkham Origins "Cold, Cold Heart" downloadable content, and it looks like DC is taking a page out of Iron Man's playbook. To deal with Mr. Freeze, Batman wil...

Hamza CTZ Aziz




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




9:10 AM on 01.01.2014

YES! New Arkham Origins DLC is likely Mr. Freeze related

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 ...

Chris Carter




8:00 PM on 12.16.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins gets free 'Hunter, Hunted' mode

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, PS...

Jordan Devore




10:00 AM on 12.02.2013

That Batman: Arkham Origins ninja DLC has a new trailer

As you may have heard, Batman: Arkham Origins is getting psuedo-story related DLC. It'll hit the PS3, 360, PC and Wii U tomorrow, and will focus on Bruce Wayne's pre-Batman training. You'll net a new mini chal...

Chris Carter




3:00 PM on 11.28.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins is getting story DLC in December

Batman: Arkham Origins is no stranger to DLC, and alongside of the lackluster Season Pass comes the announcement of the first story related add-on. I use the word "story" lightly, as the game is actually a challenge map&...

Chris Carter




2:45 PM on 11.01.2013

Major Batman: Arkham Origins patch coming within the week

I'm in no rush to play Batman: Arkham Origins, especially after hearing about the frustrating technical issues some players are encountering. WB Games has reached out to affected players and set up what's in the immediate pip...

Jordan Devore




8:00 AM on 10.28.2013

Review: Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins had to endure a lot of cynicism from the peanut gallery as it rushed headlong from sudden announcement to pre-Christmas release. It's hardly surprising, too -- after the Arkham series earned high c...

Jim Sterling




11:45 AM on 10.23.2013

Everyone wants Batman dead in this Arkham Origins trailer

Much like Washington and his famous trip across the Delaware River, Batman doesn't care much for taking the holidays off. Well, to be fair, he can't. Not when the entirety of Gotham City's underground is trying to kill him. ...

Brett Makedonski




3:15 PM on 10.21.2013

Enjoy 17 minutes of Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay

Want the jump on Batman: Arkham Origins ahead of its launch this week? Watch this video, which gives you 17 minutes of hot Bat action, courtesy of game producer Ben Mattis and director Michael McIntire.  It's a nice lon...

Dale North




10:00 PM on 10.17.2013

In the Arkhams of an angel: Batman Arkham Origins TV spot

It's like I can hear Sarah McLachlan pressing me to donate money to sadfaced baby Bruce Wayne. Except for the fact that he could buy me a million times over.  You see what you're missing out on when you don't watch tele...

Steven Hansen




7:30 PM on 10.14.2013

Shocking: New Batman: Arkham Origins villain announced

Proper naughty. Batman Arkham Origins is out in less than two weeks, but Batfans at New York Comic-Con were treated to what should be one last surprise: Electrocutioner was announced as one of the assassins targeting Batman ...

Steven Hansen




4:30 PM on 10.14.2013

Troy Baker KILLS it as the new voice of The Joker

Troy Baker is one of the biggest voice actors in gaming these days. He's been the main voices in Saints Row IV, The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite, and will soon play Revolver Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. A...

Hamza CTZ Aziz




9:00 AM on 09.30.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins has permadeath mode, ninja DLC

Batman: Arkham Origins has a season pass. Boo, hiss. One of the pieces it contains is the previously discussed "Initiation" DLC. In it, you play as a pre-Batman Bruce Wayne. It's like an origin to Arkham Origins, which is Bru...

Steven Hansen




10:00 PM on 09.27.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins is cheaper on Wii U

No, there likely wouldn't have been a large multiplayer audience for Batman: Arkham Origins on Wii U if the performance of prior multiplatform games on the platform is any indication. Since WB Games has decided against includ...

Jordan Devore




7:00 PM on 09.26.2013

Bleh: Batman: Arkham Origins has a season pass

Batman: Arkham Origins will have a season pass. Yawn. For $19.99, you'll get these five downloadable content items: Gotham by Gaslight Batman skin plus Brightest Day Batman skin, new millennium skins pack, Infinite Earths ski...

Hamza CTZ Aziz




12:30 PM on 09.26.2013

Seems fair: 1 vs. 100 in Batman: Arkham Origins

There's a survival mode in Batman: Arkham Origins where you take on 100 foes. I tried it back at E3 and got my ass handed to me. Granted, I was rusty -- it'd been quite a while since I last touched an Arkham game which meant...

Jordan Devore




1:30 PM on 09.24.2013

This Batman: Arkham Origins Knightfall costume rocks

The Arkham series is no stranger to offering extra costumes, but this Knightfall skin -- which is exclusive to the PlayStation 3 version of Batman: Arkham Origins -- is so damn cool. There's also the Classic TV Series charac...

Jordan Devore




4:30 PM on 08.20.2013

Browncoats: New Arkham Origins trailer shows off Firefly

I've been unintentionally avoiding Batman: Arkham Origins. Perhaps subconsciously its prequel, not-Rocksteady-developed nature has kept me from getting fully excited. After properly sitting down with this new trailer, howeve...

Steven Hansen




5:30 PM on 08.19.2013

No Games for Windows Live in Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins is slowly winning me over -- and in unexpected ways -- after initially not sounding like a worthy follow-up. The fact that the upcoming prequel won't follow Arkham Asylum and Arkham City's exa...

Jordan Devore




9:00 AM on 08.16.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins' villainous collector's edition

Last week we were shown the UK-exclusive Batman: Arkham Origins Collector's Edition. Now, it's time for argument because the North American Collector's Edition has been detailed. The biggest change is the giant statue. The No...

Steven Hansen




10:00 PM on 08.07.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins Collector's Edition looks awesome

So I'm pretty sick of Collector's Editions for the most part, but I have to admit I want this one for Batman: Arkham Origins. Largely because the Batman and Joker statue looks pretty awesome. The package also contains an 80-p...

Hamza CTZ Aziz




2:00 AM on 08.01.2013

Arkham Origins on Wii U lacks multiplayer, naturally

Wii U is looking pretty down in the dumps. Maybe some quality software in the near future will cheer it right back up. Perhaps a little Batman: Arkham Origins -- I hear it's got multiplayer now. Well, it does on every platfor...

Tony Ponce




8:00 AM on 07.31.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer mode revealed

A common pattern for when a successful single-player IP has turned into a series is to tack on a multiplayer bit of some form. Unfortunately, when this happens, the multiplayer portion is often a half-assed attempt thrown in...

Casey Baker




5:00 PM on 07.18.2013

Copperhead joins the assassins of Batman: Arkham Origins

WB Games Montréal's big San Diego Comic-Con reveal for Batman: Arkham Origins is the inclusion of Copperhead as yet another would-be assassin out to hunt down the Bat. The skilled contortionist is, in this take on the...

Jordan Devore




9:00 AM on 07.02.2013

Deathstroke DLC to head to Arkham Origins Wii U after all

A few weeks ago, I held off on a story regarding the lack of Wii U DLC for Arkham Origins, as I was waiting on an official statement from the publisher. A few outlets had advertised that "not all platforms" were getting Origi...

Chris Carter




10:30 PM on 06.18.2013

Warner Bros. Montreal responds to Arkham Origins skeptics

It's always a bit scary when a new, unproven developer takes over a well-loved franchise. Sometimes the results are really good, and other times they are downright disastrous. Batman: Arkham Origins creative director Eric Hol...

Abel Girmay




8:38 PM on 06.10.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins gets Knightfall DLC on PS3

Sony Computer Entertainment America president Jack Tretton announced some exclusive content for the PlayStation 3 version of Batman: Arkham Origins during the company's E3 press conference. There's a 1960s Batman skin that looks goofy in all the right ways, as well as Knightfall DLC. Gotta love Knightfall!

Jordan Devore




5:17 PM on 06.10.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins E3 trailer delivers the hits

Warner Bros. has posted the E3 gameplay trailer for the upcoming prequel, Batman: Arkham Origins, and it delivers the hits... literally. Black Mask puts a bounty on Batman's head, which brings the combined might of Bane, Dea...

Tony Ponce




1:00 PM on 05.20.2013

The odds are against you in Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins is a prequel in the Arkham franchise, following a Batman who's more myth than legend at this point in his crime fighting career. This is a younger Bruce Wayne, more agile in combat yet still equipped w...

Hamza CTZ Aziz




9:30 AM on 05.20.2013

Warner Bros. announces Preorder DLC: Origins!

Warner Bros. has just announced a brand new game, a long-awaited prequel to its critically acclaimed Preorder DLC series. Preorder DLC: Origins has been revealed today, and it'll put players into the boots of the villainous D...

Jim Sterling




8:00 AM on 05.20.2013

Batman and Joker have new voice actors in Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins is a prequel, and as such developer Warner Bros. Montreal is changing the voices of Batman and Joker. "We went in our game back several years [and] we really wanted to cast people that sounded like t...

Hamza CTZ Aziz




9:30 AM on 05.16.2013

Suit up for this Batman: Arkham Origins teaser trailer

Batman battles the relentless Deathstroke in this new teaser trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins, and honestly, that's about all you're going to get. Batman scowls, the sword comes out, and he blocks it with his arm blades li...

Chris Carter




11:00 PM on 04.29.2013

Batman reportedly has a new voice actor in Arkham Origins

We've grown accustomed to Batman being voiced by Kevin Conroy over the years. He is the role, as far as I'm concerned, which is why it was great to see him be a part of Rocksteady's Arkham games. Regrettably, it sou...

Jordan Devore




10:07 AM on 04.09.2013

Batman: Arkham Origins announced

That distributor of exclusive game announcements, Game Informer, has revealed its May issue cover and unveiled Batman: Arkham Origins in the process. Warner Brothers Montreal is on the project, taking over from Rocksteady.&nb...

Jim Sterling








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