"Rocksteady demonstrated its professionalism and extraordinary development abilities with Batman: Arkham Asylum," said Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group president Kevin Tsujihara in a press statement. "This arrangement is a great strategic fit and we are very pleased to solidify our relationship with this talented development team."
"The Rocksteady team is very much looking forward to creating more great games based on widely recognized Warner Bros. brands like Batman," said Rocksteady game director Sefton Hill. As well as prized animated and cinematic properties, Warner Bros. owns DC Comics--home to Batman, Superman and Aquaman, among others.
Rocksteady unveiled a sequel to Arkham Asylum at the Spike Video Game Awards in December, seemingly taking bat-players to the streets of Gotham City this time around.