Batman: Arkham City trailer knocks thugs out

Sure, Batman: Arkham City may be chock full of references for fans of comic lore, but did you know Batman can also punch bad guys in the face? Rocksteady chose to remind us of this important bat-fact with a gameplay debut trailer. It shows off just how adept Batman is at taking down swaths of thugs (answer: very), along with the improved cape gliding maneuvers.

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If that trailer doesn't quench your bat-thirst, check out Xav's GDC preview and interview with marketing game manager Dax Ginn. Batman is set to start hunting hapless Arkham lackeys on October 18.