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Batman: Arkham Origins announced along with a exclusive portable version

April 9, 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins has been confirmed as the 3rd game in the “Batman Arkham” game series. Details about both the console and portable versions of the game are below the cut.

Future news on Batman: Arkham Origins will be covered here on the blog. Not sure yet whether or not it will be reviewed here. That will be decided post-E3.

– Made by Warner Bros. Games Montreal instead of Rocksteady
– WB Montreal has full access to Rocksteady’s custom modified Unreal engine to capture the look and feel of the Arkhamverse
– Deathstroke appearing for the first time in a core Arkham game
– Creative director is Eric Holmes (lead designer of The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction and Prototype)
– Wii U/PS3/360/PC

Batman: Arkham Origins has been confirmed as the third entry in Warner Bros. new series that began in 2009. First details have been leaked through a product listing on Best Buy, with further information possibly due later today.

Players will explore Batman’s past in Arkham Origins, as the name suggests. The game takes place before the franchise’s first two titles as the hero “faces a defining moment in his early career that determines his fate and leads him to meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships that shape his destiny.”

Batman: Arkham Origins launches on October 29. Look for the full fact sheet from Best Buy below.

 

SYNOPSIS

You’ve experienced the terror and mayhem of Batman: Arkham Asylum. You’ve battled Gotham’s most sinister, lethal and forbidding villains in Batman: Arkham City. You’ve studied the psyche of the Dark Knight and immersed yourself in his quest to protect Gotham that you became the Caped Crusader every time you played the game. But there’s one facet of Batman that you haven’t yet experienced. One area that has remained in shadow — his past.For the first time, you get to dive into the role of Batman before he battled and won against the laundry list of Gotham’s most dangerous criminals in Batman: Arkham Origins. Experience an original prequel storyline set before the events in Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. Watch the story unfold as Batman transforms from a crime fighter into the Dark Knight. Become a young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career that determines his fate and leads him to meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships that shape his destiny. For what’s a man without his past? It’s time to finally receive insight about the events that transformed the man into the hero.

FEATURES

  • Journey back in time and put on the cape and cowl of a young and unrefined Batman as you face a defining moment in your early career as a crime fighter that sets your path to becoming the Dark Knight
  • Encounter a variety of important characters for the first time and forge key relationships that will shape Batman’s destiny
  • Explore an expanded Gotham City before the rise of its most dangerous criminals and vile villains came to pass as you delve into an original prequel storyline

Source: NintendoEverything.com

And now here’s the info about Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, the new portable Batman Arkham game.

In the same day in which we were talking about Armature’s canned Mega Man first-person shooter, it has been revealed the the company is working on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate. The 3DS and PlayStation Vita title will offer 2.5-D Metroid-style gameplay that is a standalone experience from the upcoming console game.

Blackgate is set after the events of Arkham Origins. Fans of the Batman franchise can expect a mix of exploration and action.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate launches on October 25 – the same day as the console version.

Source: NintendoEverything.com

I have no plans to review Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate.

For more video game news and reviews, check back here regularly, or at my twitter feed @TSilentWatcher.

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