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Arkham City

Rocksteady's really, really good at hiding Batman easter eggs


This one took three years to find
Nov 18
Across the Arkham titles, the developers have included at least two incredibly well-hidden easter eggs. Who could forget the one in Arkham Asylum that was so stashed away that Rocksteady itself had to reveal i... read
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Goodnight... humanitarian
So far, the Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass has been a steaming pile of poop. Buyers have received some extremely underwhelming skin packs, and a piss-poor series of challenge maps for their cash, with the promise... read feature

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New Batman animated movie tied to the Arkham game series


Batman: Assault on Arkham
Apr 20
Batman: Assault on Arkham is a new animated Batman movie, and it's tied to the Arkham Batman videogame series. The movie is direct by Jay Oliva, who also directed the animated The Dark Knight Returns and Justice League: War,... read
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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

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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

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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

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Arkhamfall
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 ... read feature

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Sandbox chaos in Mordor
Whenever games tied to a major license are announced, there's usually a collective grumble from fans. Titles based on movies, television, or comics usually don't end up well, as most of the time they're developing with the fo... read feature

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The Clayface toy just wants to be your friend


And give you nightmares
Jan 07
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... read
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A waste of time and money
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. read feature

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Deals

Latest Humble Bundle has Batman and F.E.A.R.


Deals are deals
Nov 05
Are people still annoyed that Humble Bundle has expanded its scope to feature AAA games? I found the practice a little weird at first, but hey, if it means steep discounts on substantial games and the charity component is in ... read
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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
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Defective Vision
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... read feature

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Batman board game

Batman Arkham City Escape the Board Game is a thing


The Dark Knight is not limited to L-shaped movement
Jun 17
Walking through my friendly local board game shop the other day, something caught my eye. On a display stand was a shiny box labeled Batman Arkham City Escape: the Board Game. We hadn't previously heard about it, but it has b... read
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10 games bundled with all their DLC discounted on PSN


Assassin's Creed III, Persona 4: Arena, Metal Gear Rising and more
May 20
The PlayStation Store is rolling out a new sales promotion that's packing ten different games with ALL of their downloadable content offerings. The Ultimate Edition bundles are all being offered at 65% off, with PlayStation P... read
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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
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Violence and vindication: The seedy psychology behind a sociopathic medium
You monster. Outside of the casual and educational spheres, violence abounds in games. Even Mario is violent, albeit not gratuitous. Combative, at least. Much of the game is purely avoiding obstacles, but eventually some form... read feature

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Xbox live games sale

Dishonored and Borderlands 2 50% off on XBL today


Also: Arkham City and Red Dead Redemption for $15
Mar 02
The week's Xbox Live Arcade sale continues on, with 50% off Dishonored, Borderlands 2, and many more games. You may be able to find these titles cheaper at retail, but if you must play these games now -- and you really shou... read
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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
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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
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The DTOID Show: DmC, Sir Hammerlock, & Gay Star Wars


Plus: Chubby Kings
Jan 15
Here's today's Destructoid Show, in all it's fabulous, timely glory.  For starters, there was that thing about how they added a gay planet in Star Wars: The Old Republic, which of course went over like a fart in Church. ... read
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How moderated is Miiverse? It's a police state! (Update)


The (possibly) first person to be modded on Miiverse speaks out!
Nov 17
[Update: It seems Nintendo has given the deleted post in question further review and decided that it was okay.  "We have checked the reported content and determined that it is not in violation of the Miiverse Code of Con... read
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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

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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
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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

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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

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E3: Wii U gets the Batman: Arkham City 'Armored Edition'


Jun 05
As I'm sure you're all very well aware, Nintendo's E3 press conference was this morning, and while Batman: Arkham City was one of the very first games announced for the Wii U, today we got a peek at some of the added features... read
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Batman Arkham City and Asylum on sale on Steam


May 04
You might want to grab your shark repellant: this Steam sale is a doozy. Starting today, you can nab Batman: Arkham City for $14.99 and Arkham Asylum for $6.80, or you can grab a bat-sized bundle of basically everything (incl... read
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The DTOID Show: Rayman Origins 2 & Arkham City GOTY


Apr 23
Hey gang! It's us. Again. I'm sorry Tara's not here, but she's still at Coachella apparently. Dear lord today has been stressful and miserable. Anthony's nice enough to be a substitute guest host, but damn. Just not the same... read
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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






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