Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

PSVITA, 3DS, PC, WIIU, PS3, XB360 / Other / Release: Oct 25, 2013 / ESRB: U

See the Arkhamverse get animated in Batman: Assault on Arkham trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 21, 2014 8:00am PDT

The Arkhamverse is expanding into animation. Batman: Assault on Arkham has Batman once again going against the Joker. However, he'll also be facing off against the Suicide Squad.

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A history of Batman in video games

By Robert Workman, Mar 05, 2014 9:00am PST

Batman: Arkham Knight is Rocksteady's third and final foray into the Arkham universe. While the Arkhamverse has been going strong for four years,...

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate coming to PC, PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 20, 2014 7:45am PST

Warner Bros has officially announced an HD version of Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate. The Armature-developed game was originally released as a...

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate 'Deluxe Edition' spotted for Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 7:00am PST

An Xbox 360 listing for Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate 'Deluxe Edition' confirms the HD port, but an official announcement has not come yet.

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Rumor: Killing Floor 2, Batman Blackgate HD outed by Steam

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2014 12:45pm PST

An apparent Steam database leak seems to have outed several games: Killing Floor 2, Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate HD, BattleBlock Theater, Happy Wars, and Half-Minute Hero Two.

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Weekend Confirmed 190 - Call of Duty: Ghosts, Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2013 11:00am PST

The 190th episode of Weekend Confirmed comes to you in full 1080p! With co-host Jeff Cannata away for the week, host Garnett Lee invites the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia, along with Christian Spicer, to discuss the imminent arrival of Xbox One. But first, ...

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate video shows off 10 minutes of Vita gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Hey, don't forget that there's another Arkham Origins game coming out this week. In addition to the PC, console, and mobile game, there's also Blackgate for 3DS and Vita.

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Weekend Confirmed 182 - Final Fantasy XIV, Puppeteer, The Wonderful 101

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed is ready to formally wrap up another week. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia to discuss the latest news to come from Sony and games by the dozen.

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate trailer reveals a familiar setup

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 30, 2013 7:45am PDT

There's actually two Batman: Arkham games coming out this year. If you forgot about Blackgate for 3DS and Vita, a new trailer from Warner Bros will...

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate preview: shadow of a doubt

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2013 11:00am PDT

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate attempts to distill the concepts from its console siblings into a portable game, but an E3 demo seemed lacking some key qualities.

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Batman played by Sonic the Hedgehog's voice actor in Arkham Origins

By Andrew Yoon, May 20, 2013 6:15am PDT

According to developer WB Montreal, Origins will show off a "rawer, scarier Batman." So, of course they got the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog to play Batman this time around. (We're not kidding.)

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How Oldboy inspired Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for Vita and 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT

One of the biggest challenges of making a 2D Arkham game is adapting the "FreeFlow" combat system. Game director Mark Pacini says that Blackgate's combat needed to be built "from the ground up," and takes large inspiration from the 2003 Korean movie Oldboy.

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Batman: Arkham Origins to star Black Mask, larger city

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2013 9:00am PDT

More details on Batman: Arkham Origins reveal the game's primary antagonist, details about the setting, and some new mechanics coming from WB Montreal.

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What Deathstroke and the Silver Age could mean for Batman: Arkham Origins

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2013 11:30am PDT

Batman: Arkham Origins is a prequel and the reveal prominently featured the villain Deathstroke. What might that mean for the Arkham universe in this installment?

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Batman: Arkham Origins revealed, coming October 25

By John Keefer, Apr 09, 2013 8:20am PDT

A new Batman Arkham game has been rumored for awhile, but it appears it is indeed real. Batman: Arkham Origins has been revealed and is being developed by Warner Bros Games Montreal for the PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. It is scheduled to be released on October 25.

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