Batman Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Batman RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Red Hood "Coming Soon" to Injustice 2 https://www.gameskinny.com/ms0su/red-hood-coming-soon-to-injustice-2 https://www.gameskinny.com/ms0su/red-hood-coming-soon-to-injustice-2 Thu, 25 May 2017 15:00:20 -0400 Erroll Maas

Batman villain Red Hood will soon be coming to the rogue's gallery of Injustice 2. Today, Ed Boon, the creative director of NetherRealm Studios, announced via Twitter that the antagonist will soon be coming to the game. In addition to this news, Boon shared a screenshot that shows the character juggling his opponent in the air.

Red Hood will be a part of the game's first fighter pack, which will include former Teen Titan Starfire and Mortal Kombat's Sub-Zero.

Red Hood is a former sidekick of Batman. In the last several years, the character has gained popularity from his animated movie, Under The Red Hood, which is based off the comic story arc, Under the Hood. The new Red Hood and the Outlaws comics series, which is part of the DC Rebirth series, has the character teaming up with fallen Amazon Artemis and failed Superman-clone Bizarro.

A release date and price for Injustice 2's first fighter pack has not yet been announced, but it is included in the Deluxe and Ultimate editions of the game.

Stay tuned to GameSkinny for more news on Injustice 2. 

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Injustice 2: DLC Characters Revealed, More Teased https://www.gameskinny.com/nnpiv/injustice-2-dlc-characters-revealed-more-teased https://www.gameskinny.com/nnpiv/injustice-2-dlc-characters-revealed-more-teased Sat, 06 May 2017 15:05:41 -0400 Curtis Dillon

Warner Bros. and DC have revealed the first of nine fighters to join Injustice 2 in post-launch DLC: Starfire, Red Hood, and Sub-Zero. The fighters were revealed alongside a new trailer, which also showcased the characters' weapons and outfits. 

Sub-Zero finds his way into the DC roster much like Scorpion did in the original Injustice: Gods Among Us -- the third DLC character, preceded by Lobo and Batgirl.

Red Hood joins the rest of the Bat-family, including Batman, Robin, Scarecrow, Joker, Bane, Catwoman, Deadshot, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn, making for a very Batman-heavy roster. And finally, there's Starfire, who comes as one of the most requested fighters from the entire DC Universe.

This first fighter DLC pack will be included in the $80 Injustice 2 Digital Deluxe Edition, which also includes a Premiere Skin and an exclusive Gear Shader. Meanwhile, the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, priced at $100, will feature a total of nine DLC characters, as well as three Premier Skins and two exclusive Gear Shaders. Of course, you can always wait and get the game a year from release for $60 with all the DLC, but that's up to you. 

Featured at the end of the trailer, the image above teases the next two DLC packs, both of which include three more fighters.

Fans have been quick to point out the two obvious middle choices from both packs: Black Manta (left) and Raiden (right). The identity of the other four fighters is quite the mystery, although many believe the two on the right to be Beast Boy and Raven, thus allowing players to play as all of the original Teen Titans.

Injustice 2 launches for PS4 and Xbox One on May 16. No release date for the DLC has been revealed by NeatherRealm Studios as of yet. 

Who do you think the mystery fighters are? Let us know in the comments!

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UPDATE - Injustice (Mobile) - Blackest Night Batman Challenge Mode https://www.gameskinny.com/uwiva/update-injustice-mobile-blackest-night-batman-challenge-mode https://www.gameskinny.com/uwiva/update-injustice-mobile-blackest-night-batman-challenge-mode Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:28:59 -0500 Capt. Eliza Creststeel

Holy Second Helping, Batman!

To go along with all the leftover turkey, reheated stuffing and uneaten sweet potatoes this holiday weekend, NetherRealm Studios has brought back a special Injustice: Gods Among Us Challenge Mode! 

The Blackest Knight returns! Following their Halloween Blackest Night Hawkgirl event, Injustice brings back the resurrected walking corpse of Batman from the Blackest Night story arc.

Challenge of the Undead

NetherRealms scoops up a familiar five-course serving of superhero fisticuffs!

For each set of battles you win, you get a part of Black Lantern Batman's gear (Cowl, Utility Belt, Black Lantern Ring, Gauntlet, Batarang)If you win all five challenges, then the Gold Level Blackest Night Batman is added to your collection.

Here's some leftover Thanksgiving tips for fighting the rehashed 63 battles needed to win your Blackest Night Batman.

  • Challenge 1: Bronze Characters Only - An energy drainer like Luthor or Nightwing first can deflect and help your tanks build power, like Green Lantern with Rocket Barrage or Deathstroke for Full Auto.
  • Challenge 2:  Catwoman Must Be On Your Team - Selina Kyle's primary attack is the damage over time Cat Claws. Silver Catwoman's 2nd Attack - Cat Scratch is quite potent. Of course, if you happen to have Batman Returns Catwoman, so much the better.
  • Challenge 3: Bronze or Silver Characters Only - Like Challenge 1, use a power drainer like Nightwing or Luthor, and silver Cyborg's Power Fist is a powerful 2nd attack.
  • Challenge 4: Nightwing Must Be On Your Team - With three Nightwing characters, nearly everyone has one. All three have Ground Sparks to drain opponents and give teammates time to build up power.
  • Challenge 5:  Joker Must Be On Your Team - All original Jokers have Bang!, which is a strong first attack. Their second attacks are all Damage Over Time. Team him with a tank like Bane or Doomsday and a Harley Quinn, if you have one.
Didn't Clean Your Plate?

Remember, you don't need to complete all the challenges to win something. There's still goodies to be had by just trying your best.

  • 24 Fights Won - Free Bronze Booster Pack (worth 8,000 credits)
  • 36 Fights Won - +15,000 Power Credits
  • 48 Fights Won - Free Silver Booster Pack (worth 35,000 credits)

You have until Dec. 8th to re-heat this classic dish.

Bring Back Your Dead! Bring Back Your Dead!

The Blackest Night series of DC comics created a story arc of the Black Lanterns, who were resurrecting dead superheroes and villains into a growing army that threatened to engulf the universe.

In both the mobile and console editions of Injustice: Gods Among Us, there have been several Blackest Night versions of popular DC heroes and villains.

Want a real Black Friday deal?

Injustice is always FREE-TO-PLAY from iTunes and Google Play.

Who's your favorite Blackest Night Character? Hawkgirl? Doomsday?

Which Injustice character would you like to see added to the Black Lantern Corps?

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Batman: Arkham VR Is the First Must-Own VR Title https://www.gameskinny.com/1dkpk/batman-arkham-vr-is-the-first-must-own-vr-title https://www.gameskinny.com/1dkpk/batman-arkham-vr-is-the-first-must-own-vr-title Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:24:47 -0400 Eric Adams

PS VR is officially here and with it comes a new offering from Rocksteady studios that puts you directly into the cape and cowl of the Batman. Batman: Arkham VR is the latest installment in the Arkham video game series. While it may not be a full-fledged Batman game, the experience is still spectacular and more than worth the $20 that the game is available for -- if you have the PS VR headset.

Unlike past Arkham games, this made-for-VR installment does not include fighting because that is just not in the realm of (virtual) reality. This experience makes the world’s greatest detective be exactly that, a detective. Your job is to investigate the murder of a member of the Bat family. Arkham VR takes you from Wayne manor to the bat cave and into the streets of Gotham in order to find a killer. The twists and turns alone are enough to warrant buying this game.

It’s understandable for people to not want to fork over $500 plus for the PS VR just to play as Batman but I can’t stress enough how amazingly immersive this experience is. After putting on the bat suit, you look in a mirror and you’re actually THE Batman. The first time is incredible and, from my experience, the second, third, fourth and fifth time are just as amazing.

Again, it’s understandable for people to not want to buy this pricey piece of equipment just for a single game but if you have a PS VR headset then this is the first must-own title on the market. The Arkham series has used the saying ‘Be the Batman’ before, but in this instance they actually mean for you to BE the Batman.

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I AM Vengeance, I AM The Night, I AM Batman in higher resolution https://www.gameskinny.com/wp13s/i-am-vengeance-i-am-the-night-i-am-batman-in-higher-resolution https://www.gameskinny.com/wp13s/i-am-vengeance-i-am-the-night-i-am-batman-in-higher-resolution Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:32:13 -0400 Jeffrey Rousseau

Recently, Warner Bros. Interactive has released a new trailer for Batman: Return to Arkham. The remaster will feature new additions which include a higher resolution and new lighting effects for example.

Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham City were developed by Rocksteady Studios for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC originally. After the release of Arkham Asylum in 2009, Batman's rising video game popularity lead to a number of titles, the most recent being Batman Arkham Knight.

In the new video, we see a side by side comparison of the both games alongside their new versions. The collection of both titles well also includes all the respective DLC for both games. Previously, Batman: Return to Arkham was scheduled to release back in July. The title was reported to have an undetermined release date at that time for undisclosed reasons.

Fans of action adventures and superhero titles can look forward to Batman: Return to Arkham this Fall.

 

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Telltale Announces Batman Series' Second Episode Release Date https://www.gameskinny.com/pve29/telltale-announces-batman-series-second-episode-release-date https://www.gameskinny.com/pve29/telltale-announces-batman-series-second-episode-release-date Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:18:53 -0400 Glitchieetv

The second episode of Batman – The Telltale Series entitled “Children of Arkham” has been given an official release date. Available for digital download on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One on September 20th, the game continues where episode 1 “Realm of Shadows” left off. The full series will be available to purchase on September 13th in North America through the Season Pass Disc, giving players access to the episodes as they are released. Europe will be able to purchase the Season Pass Disc on September 16th.

Using the new Crowd Play feature at PAX West, attendees were able to interact with the game through their mobile devices. This was also “Children of Arkham's” debut, with game play being seen for the first time. Sticking with the comic book art style, the event was hosted by Batman expert Dan Casey from Nerdist.

What did you think of the first episode of Batman – The Telltale Series and will you be investing in the second episode “Children of Arkham”?

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Batman Cosplayer Earns Guinness World Record https://www.gameskinny.com/pawpb/batman-cosplayer-earns-guinness-world-record https://www.gameskinny.com/pawpb/batman-cosplayer-earns-guinness-world-record Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:44:04 -0400 Glitchieetv

A new world record has been set -- this time by a cosplayer in a Batman suit. Earning the title for Most Functional Gadgets, creature effects expert Julian Checkley has been induced into the new Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition 2017. Featuring new and unique ways to earn a title, the Gamer's Edition focuses on all things gaming, including cosplay and will be available on September 8, 2016.

Julian Checkley's Batman Suit, based off the suit in Batman: Arkham Origins, has 23 function gadgets gracing its frame. Standing at 6'10 from tip of his bat ears to the bottom of his soles, the suit is made of urethane rubber. Featuring gadgets such as a Grapnel Gun, Bat Shurikens, Folding Batarang, and a Fireball Shooter, the complexity of each of the gadgets increased as the project continued. The most complex to create was the Strobe Stun Gun, in which Julian needed the help of an electrical engineer to pull it off.

Check out Julian Checkley's interview with Guinness World Records below for all the details on his Batman Suit cosplay.

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Things we love: Gamer dorm room decor https://www.gameskinny.com/w8y5j/things-we-love-gamer-dorm-room-decor https://www.gameskinny.com/w8y5j/things-we-love-gamer-dorm-room-decor Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:21:58 -0400 kate.farrow

Whether you're a bright-eyed freshman or a returning champ, you need something to brighten up your college living space. Before you head back to school, grab some decor from your favorite games to spice up those white cinder block walls! Here's a few of my favorites to get you started.

Welcome to Lordran Travel Poster

Praise the sun! When school seems hard, look at this poster and remember the REAL tough times.

Fallout 4 Coasters

I'm not sure why you'd have any other coasters. Let your friends know that you're S.P.E.C.I.A.L.!

Batman LED Sign

Finally - your very own bat signal. Light this baby up to give you some inspiration from the dark knight. I am darkness. I am the night. I. Am. BATMAN! *knocks over glass of water onto computer*

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Batman: Episode 1: Realm of Shadows REVIEW https://www.gameskinny.com/7geer/batman-episode-1-realm-of-shadows-review https://www.gameskinny.com/7geer/batman-episode-1-realm-of-shadows-review Mon, 08 Aug 2016 09:00:41 -0400 Warth Haymore

Telltale's latest episodic Batman series is here, and it delivers an experience that can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of your knowledge of the world's greatest detective -- even with a fairly rocky PC launch. This latest series brings a darker, fractured Batman into the gaming fray. So, why don't we get started by discussing the gameplay?

Gameplay

As it is a story-driven game, aside from dialog selection, the gameplay is largely based around QTEs and environmental scanning. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, as it allows for Telltale's story to truly shine. The detective sequences in this game could even rival the Arkham Series' investigative segments, if you like a slower game, filled with more attack planning and story building, it does both of those things very well. I won't go on too much about the story right here, because... That's what the next segment is about!

Story

As with most episodic games, the story is where Batman truly shines. It delivers a very nice balance between the development of Bruce's character. The game shows us that Batman is Bruce's real personality, and that the Bruce Wayne the people of Gotham know is the true facade.

WARNING: PAST THIS POINT, THIS REVIEW WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS.

The story in this episode is largely based around Carmine Falcone's crime ring in Gotham. After showing up uninvited to a dinner party for Harvey Dent's campaign, he hits the Wayne family, and all of Gotham with a shocking allegation. He suggests that Gotham's shining family, could have been involved in the underworld from the very start.

This directly sets the stage for the next episode, which I assume will be based around the people of Gotham coming to terms with the possibility of their heroes being... not so heroic. I also would like to see more of Bruce and Harvey's relationship, so that Dent's eventual turn into Two-Face will affect us just a bit more.

Another thing that could use some work is Oz' character in general. As it stands, he is just sort of there, with no clear purpose. His talks about a "revolution", though purposefully mysterious, just seem a bit odd.

SPOILERS END HERE.

Conclusion

All in all, Batman is a fun and engaging game -- was there any doubt about a Batman Telltale game not being great? It is definitely worth the $5 for the single episode, and if the next episodes are of the same quality, $20 for the season pass is a very good price for. Thank you for reading this review, and I hope it helps you with your decision in buying the game.

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Telltale Batman release date announced! https://www.gameskinny.com/r5kcv/telltale-batman-release-date-announced https://www.gameskinny.com/r5kcv/telltale-batman-release-date-announced Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:52:23 -0400 Joey Marrazzo

We've finally gotten a release date for Telltale's upcoming Batman game.

After first being announced at The Game Awards back in December, we haven't really heard much about the new adventure Telltale would be taking us on in the city of Gotham. The only thing released at that time was a teaser trailer saying that it was coming.

It wasn't until a week before E3 that we found out that it would actually be shown at E3. Once E3 arrived, we were given screenshots of the game and the list of the cast that would bring these memorable characters to life.

Now, we finally have a release date for the newest entry in the Telltale Games library.

Batman: The Telltale Series will be released on September 13 of this year. The first episode will be released on that day, with the remaining four episodes being released through updates. 

Batman: The Telltale Series will be released on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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Batman: Return to Arkham delayed https://www.gameskinny.com/311gh/batman-return-to-arkham-delayed https://www.gameskinny.com/311gh/batman-return-to-arkham-delayed Wed, 29 Jun 2016 04:59:41 -0400 Joseph Ocasio

For those hoping to replay the original Arkham Asylum and its sequel, Arkham City, on PS4 or Xbox One at the end of this month will be disappointed to learn that the remastered versions of the first two Arkham games have been delayed.

Announced in the Forums section of WB Games' website, staff member Steven Grayson told the community that the game would be delaying the collection:

"After reviewing the progress of the project, the team at WB Games has decided to delay the release of Batman: Return to Arkham to give the team at Virtuos Games additional time to deliver a polished Batman Arkham game experience. We do not have a release date yet and will be sure to communicate that once we are sure the game will be ready. We know this is disappointing news, but we feel the extra time will allow the team to create the best gaming experience for our fans.  

In order to keep conversations around this topic in one place, please keep any discussions regarding this news in this thread. All other posts regarding the release delay will be locked and directed to this post."

Batman: Return to Arkham was originally announced last month with a release date for July 28th of this year.

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Telltale's Batman to be finished by the end of the year https://www.gameskinny.com/nq6xp/telltales-batman-to-be-finished-by-the-end-of-the-year https://www.gameskinny.com/nq6xp/telltales-batman-to-be-finished-by-the-end-of-the-year Sun, 26 Jun 2016 08:06:26 -0400 Joseph Ocasio

Telltale's Batman is one of the more anticipated titles to be released this year. Since it was announced at last years VGA show, Bat-fans and gamers have been eagerly awaiting Telltale's take on the Dark Knight. The good news is that you won't have to wait till next year to finish playing Telltale's latest Point-and-Click adventure game, as the first season will be finished before 2016 comes to a close

Talking with GamesMaster Magazine (GamesRadar), Telltale's Head of creative communications Job Stauffer told them that all five episodes would be released before the end of the year. He later said on his Twitter account that they're aiming to get Episode 5 out by December 31st

Some fans grew a bit worried that the game would be rushed out before it was ready, but Stauffer reassured them on Twitter that wasn't the case. He said they're "committed to a solid cadence of great content, but having the best content is priority. [They'll] work [their] hardest!"

Telltales's Batman series is set to be released sometime later this Summer on PS4, Xbox one, PC, and Mobile Devices.

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Telltale Batman cast and screenshots revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/cinwb/telltale-batman-cast-and-screenshots-revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/cinwb/telltale-batman-cast-and-screenshots-revealed Mon, 13 Jun 2016 05:33:05 -0400 Joseph Ocasio

Last year at the Video Game Awards show, Telltale and DC announced that they would be teaming up to release a Batman point-and-click adventure at Game Awards. More recently, Telltale released some screen shots to the press, which you can see here.

Batman with Catwoman

Bruce Wayne in Wayne Manor

Bruce Wayne in the Bat Cave

Batman looking at the Batmobile

Along with these shots, Telltale also announced the cast for the upcoming game, which includes: 

  • Troy Baker (The Last of Us) as Batman
  • Laura Bailey (Gears of War 4) as Catwoman
  • Travis Willingham (Battlefield Hardline) as Harvey Dent
  • Erin Yvette (The Wolf Among Us) as Vicki Vale
  • Enn Reitel (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots) as Alfred Pennyworth
  • Murphy Guyer (Red Dead Redemption) as Lieutenant James Gordon
  • Richard McGonagle (Uncharted series) as Carmine Falcone

The game is to release this summer, with no official release date given. But it will be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Is Batman: Return to Arkham Worth It? https://www.gameskinny.com/65mp1/is-batman-return-to-arkham-worth-it https://www.gameskinny.com/65mp1/is-batman-return-to-arkham-worth-it Wed, 08 Jun 2016 06:55:06 -0400 Tom Clark

The Batman: Arkham franchise is one of the most prosperous superhero video game series ever released. The last entry of the series came last summer with Batman: Arkham Knight. Despite releasing the last actual game in the series, Warner Bros. is revisiting it to release the Batman: Return to Arkham remastered collection. It will be available July 29th for $49.99.

Leaks have been frequent, but today Warner Bros. dropped an official trailer for the remastered collection. The collection includes both Arkham Asylum and Akham City, which have been visually upgraded from Unreal Engine 3 to Unreal Engine 4. Along with that, the game will include all of the available DLC with the games.

This raises the question: Is the remastered collection worth the $50 price tag?

Well, yes and no.

For starters, if you haven't played these two games, they're the best in the series and are a must. But a lot of gamers who've already played the games are hesitant.

For me it came down to the fact, this is going to be the last we see of the Batman: Arkham franchise. Because of this and the high quality of the games, I don't mind dropping some money on this collectible edition.

But that's exactly what it is -- a collectible. So if you were indifferent to the series, I don't think a visual upgrade will do anything for you that the original games couldn't.

Either way, I'm excited to see if Warner Bros. adds anything extra to the collection. For those who will also be purchasing the collection, I'm excited  to discuss how awesome the remastered Joker looks with you.

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Telltale Batman glides into E3 https://www.gameskinny.com/g01r9/telltale-batman-glides-into-e3 https://www.gameskinny.com/g01r9/telltale-batman-glides-into-e3 Tue, 07 Jun 2016 07:13:11 -0400 Joey Marrazzo

Last year at The Game Awards, developer Telltale teased a new adventure for their fans to play. This new game would take place in the city of Gotham and you will play as The Dark Knight. Telltale Batman was announced in this teaser trailer. And now it's going to make an appearance at E3 2016.

There was no official announcement made about the release of Telltale Batman until Telltale Games Head of Creative Communications Job Stauffer tweeted the following:

This announcement hints that we'll get to see a sneak peek of Telltale Batman, and maybe a glimpse of the upcoming The Walking Dead Season 3. It may be possible that we could get a firm release date at E3 as well. 

Telltale has already released many episodic games based on big franchises like Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Borderlands. And while this new Batman adventure is just another in that lineup, it will be the first game to use Telltale's brand new game development engine. Hopefully we'll get a taste of what improvements that engine has made when E3 rolls around.

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Batman Returns To Arkham... With A Next Gen Upgrade https://www.gameskinny.com/0uvfm/batman-returns-to-arkham-with-a-next-gen-upgrade https://www.gameskinny.com/0uvfm/batman-returns-to-arkham-with-a-next-gen-upgrade Thu, 19 May 2016 13:04:10 -0400 Rick Ormsby

The world's greatest detective has returned with two of the most popular games from the Arkham franchise upgraded for the PS4. Batman: Return to Arkham includes both Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City with visual enhancements for the modern console. Both games come with every piece of DLC previously released. Check out the trailer and see what a difference an upgrade can make.

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Batman: Arkham Knight... Family Reunion? https://www.gameskinny.com/9fbpb/batman-arkham-knight-family-reunion https://www.gameskinny.com/9fbpb/batman-arkham-knight-family-reunion Wed, 18 May 2016 04:08:16 -0400 Thomasfrost1

There never seems to be a sunny day in Gotham

[Warning: This review does contain spoilers]

In this latest rendition in the Batman Arkham series, you are in the great city of Gotham facing down the fiercest of foes after the death of the beloved Joker. After his death in Arkham City, all hell breaks loose in Gotham when Scarecrow assembles an army to go out and kill the Batman -- with the help of the mysterious Arkham Knight, a highly skilled and elite warrior in the militia's ranks who seems to know everything about the Dark Knight.

With the entirety of Gotham in danger, the Dark Knight calls in his most trusted weapon, the Batmobile. That's right -- you get to ride around and blow stuff up with this tank of a car, which just keeps getting stronger in the game. Right off the bat, you get to see Batman call down the Batwing, which drops off the car. (I find this a bit strange -- I mean, if I could use a jet with tons of weapons mounted on it, I probably would).

The game is filled with suspense and a lot of mini heart attack giving scenes, such as...

[SPOILER ALERT]

The Joker shows up and seems to be a bit clingy to Batman. This appearance completely changes everything. And from then on the game is filled with a sense of, What?... How?... When?... Who?... Why?.. Where?.. that keeps the player on the edge of their bean bag chair. (By the way, in the intro scene where Joker is being cremated, let the song finish before you hit the button. Trust me, do it.)

 

The gameplay is just like the previous games, and it evens incorporates the previous key combos, as well all of the old gadgets. This creates seamless experience for new and old players alike. A lot of these gadgets and tactics truly enhance the gameplay and the challenge.

Along with bringing back the old gadgets, all the old villains are back in town, too. Even the Riddler had time to set up all of his riddles and trophies all over Gotham, along with some unsavory bombs inside of rioters.

In Batman Arkham Knight, all of the Bat family is together and working alongside each other. In Gotham, you get to have assisted take-downs and team-ups with Robin, Nightwing, Batgirl/Oracle and even the Batmobile. This takes ass-kicking to a whole new level without having to buy all of those pesky DLCs (even though they are kinda worth it). Not only do you get to join the Batfamily in missions, you can also change the appearance of Batman and all of the others (Including the Batmobile) through DLCs and awards.

A lot happens in one night in Gotham. If you have the previous games, look out for Calendar Man and other side villains, because they give a bit of insight into the story-line. And most importantly, be the Batman.

Thanks for reading my article if you have any comments or have any requests for my next review, or if you want to game with me, leave a comment below.

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Batman: Arkham HD remaster collection leaked https://www.gameskinny.com/f8ssj/batman-arkham-hd-remaster-collection-leaked https://www.gameskinny.com/f8ssj/batman-arkham-hd-remaster-collection-leaked Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:58:06 -0400 Bradalay

Batman: Return to Arkham has reportedly been leaked by a GameStop employee and an ESRB rating. It is supposed to be an HD remaster of the beloved Arkham games.

The collection, set to release June 10, will include HD remasters for the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, both by Rocksteady Studios. WB Montréal's Batman: Arkham Origins will not be featured.

The news broke via Eurogamer, who received an email detailing the collection. The news was followed shortly by an ESRB rating for the title in the European regions. 

The collection will include all released downloadable content for the two titles, and will boast "updated visuals optimized for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One". Gamers will reportedly be able to pre-order from 19th April.

The latest release in the Arkham series was Batman: Arkham Knight, which launched June 23, 2015. Featuring a fully-realized Gotham City and a driveable Batmobile, it served as a "conclusion" to the the trilogy. GameSkinny's review gave the title a ten, calling it "most complete superhero video game experience ever".

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Telltale's Batman arriving summer... First details revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/5wvwp/telltales-batman-arriving-summer-first-details-revealed https://www.gameskinny.com/5wvwp/telltales-batman-arriving-summer-first-details-revealed Sat, 19 Mar 2016 06:56:07 -0400 Bradalay

The first details for Batman: A Telltale Series have been revealed at SXSW -- shining some light on the direction the game will be taking, and some familiar faces that'll be popping up in the adventure. 

Set in a modern day Gotham with art inspired from over 75 years of Batman comics, players will make choices which shape the city they face as Bruce by day and Batman by night. The series won't be tied to any other existing Batman media. 

Following the livestream, The Telltale Blog shared the series' premise as follows: 

Batman is the perfect character for the studio to explore in a Telltale series, giving the team the opportunity to dive deeper into the mind of the man behind the mask. Each night, Bruce Wayne chooses to change Gotham for the better. The team wants to explore what the consequences are of the player’s actions when decisions made as Bruce have a critical impact on his nightly crusade as Batman, and vice versa. Certain key situations will give the player the decision to approach a scene as Bruce or Batman, with consequences for both sides.

Although members of the "Bat-Family" have been shelved to shift the story focus toward Bruce and Batman, secondary characters such as Alfred Pennyworth, Vicki Vale, James Gordon, and Renee Montoya are set to appear over the course of the series. There will also be certain characters who will share deeply personal connections to Bruce's private life, and choices players make will lead those characters "toward corruption or redemption". 

Telltale neglected to show off any villains that might be featured, opting to wait closer to the series' debut. 

While the developers decided to show no in-game media at this time, they said the series will have non-photorealistic "living comic book art" direction. Aiming for a Summer 2016 release window, the game will boast a M (Mature 17+) rating as many of Telltale's story based titles have before it, as they are aiming for a cinematic approach akin to an R-rated film. 

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Arkham series voice actors Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy are reuniting for animated movie https://www.gameskinny.com/4qgow/arkham-series-voice-actors-mark-hamill-and-kevin-conroy-are-reuniting-for-animated-movie https://www.gameskinny.com/4qgow/arkham-series-voice-actors-mark-hamill-and-kevin-conroy-are-reuniting-for-animated-movie Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:10:16 -0400 Eric Adams

Fans of the Batman: Arkham series can rejoice, because their favorite voice actors are reuniting! Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy will reprise their roles as the Joker and Batman, respectively. Unfortunately for fans of the series, the actors are not coming together for a new game, but a new animated film.

Batman: The Killing Joke is an upcoming animated film from Warner Bros. that is currently without a definite release date. The film will be the based on the comic of the same name and will be rated R. It would have been hard to imagine anybody other than Hamill and Conroy as Batman and Joker. Both have played the two comic book characters so well throughout the Arkham series that anybody else in their roles would have big shoes to fill.

For any Batman and Arkham fans, this probably brings warmth to the bat cave in your heart. The Killing Joke might be a good way to tie ourselves over until we get our hands on Telltale's upcoming Batman game, which still has no set release date. Or maybe Rocksteady (or another dev) will get inspired by the film and make another game.

Batman: The Killing Joke, starring Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy, will debut at San Diego Comic Con in July 2016. The movie will reportedly be in stores this Summer.

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