Batman Arkham Series News


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.


"Wasn't buggy for me. It was just really, really boring to play."

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Batman: Arkham Origins review: same bat-time

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Our review of Batman: Arkham Origins, the latest in the Arkham series and the first main game not made by Rocksteady.


"So let me get this straight. When it was announced that Rock Steady would not be developing ..."

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Batman: Arkham Origins adds Electrocutioner to villain checklist

By Steve Watts, Oct 14, 2013 10:00am PDT

Warner Bros debuted a new assassin for Batman: Arkham Origins at New York Comic Con: Electrocutioner.


Batman: Arkham Origins getting permadeath 'I Am the Night' mode

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2013 6:45am PDT

Batman: Arkham Origins will feature a new "I Am the Night" mode, which includes only one life.


"Yeah, both AA and AC had some cheap deaths in them in certain spots. Trying a perma-death mode ..."

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Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass includes skins, story campaign

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2013 8:30am PDT

Batman: Arkham Origins is getting a Season Pass for $19.99, which also sheds light on its DLC plans.


"Not confirmed, but not out of the question, either. We did get campaign Robin in the last game."

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Batman: Arkham Origins PS3-exclusive outfits and maps shown in new trailer

By Steve Watts, Sep 24, 2013 11:00am PDT

A new trailer gives more details and a first look at the Batman: Arkham Origins "Knightfall" pack exclusive to the PlayStation 3 version of the game.


"Fuck, as long as I don't have to beat the game to use the costumes. Dumbest shit ever in AC. ..."

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Batman: Arkham Origins 'Deathstroke' DLC coming to Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2013 5:20pm PDT

Warner Bros has confirmed that the Deathstroke DLC, previously only announced for the PC, PS3, and 360 versions of Batman: Arkham Origins, will be coming to the Wii U as well.


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.


Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay trailer POWS! E3

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 6:00am PDT

You've watched the cinematic trailer and read our preview (I trust you), which means marketing now deems you sufficiently informed to watch actual Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay. Warner Bros dropped the debut trailer during Sony's pre-E3 press conference last night, showing...


"Looks like this will be at least as solid as the other two games. That's certainly a good ..."

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Batman actor adds confusion to Arkham Origins announcement

By Steve Watts, May 21, 2013 8:15am PDT

Kevin Conroy briefly issued a tweet to clarify yesterday's report that he would be playing a voice in the next Arkham, but quickly deleted it. It seems to imply another Arkham game in the works besides Origins.


"It's probably Rocksteady's actual next-gen Arkham game that we'll get at the end of 2014. Just ..."

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Batman voice actor says he's in 'next Arkham' game; no mention of Origins

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2013 7:35am PDT

Iconic Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy says he's just finished a long stint of work on the next Arkham game, but didn't directly say he'll be playing the Dark Knight.


"He did for Arkham City, after they showed him the script he made that promise again. So Maybe ..."

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Batman: Arkham Origins teaser has Batman, Deathstroke duking it out

By John Keefer, May 16, 2013 7:30am PDT

A new teaser for Batman: Arkham Origins shows the Dark Knight battling Deathstroke.


Batman: Arkham Origins aims to look like film noir

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2013 8:30am PDT

Batman: Arkham Origins art director Jeremy Price talks about the visual style for the lighting, the city, and Batman himself.


"Now that is a hell of an idea. Kinda like Enter the Matrix style view."

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Batman: Arkham Origins devs cut snowstorm combat, robotic drones

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT

WB Montreal's original plans for Batman: Arkham Origins included a "storm indicator" to take advantage of snowstorns, and a drone that would hunt Batman during predator sequences. Both were cut.


Rumor: Batman: Arkham Origins to have new voice for the dark knight

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2013 11:30am PDT

Batman: Arkham Origins will use a new voice actor to represent a younger Dark Knight, according to a South African magazine.


"Since it's an origins story of sorts, I imagine it's a younger, slightly more naive Batman. ..."

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