Batman Series News


Shack Reels: Batman's Weird History in Gaming

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Newer gamers are used to Batman's high-quality Arkham series. But Batman's gaming history has been somewhat checkered. Check out some of the Dark Knight's strangest forays into video games.


"I always thought the Sega CD Batman game was super weird. ..."

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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition (Wii U) review

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 18, 2012 7:00pm PST

Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition for Wii U contains everything from the GOTY collection, and a few new features that take advantage of the GamePad. These additions do a terrific job of making you feel that much more like the Batman--although the port's technical shortcomi...


"alot of the issues with most the games seem to be porting issues or the devs being quick"

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The Dark Knight Rises for iOS, Android coming July 20

By John Keefer, Jul 16, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Fans of the Dark Knight will be finding out how Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy comes to an end on July 20. Gameloft and WB Games hope to build...


Field Report: Gotham City Impostors

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 12:00pm PST

Now that Gotham City Impostors has been released, we take a closer look at the game systems and technical hiccups in the zany multiplayer shooter.


Best of 2011 Runner-Up: Batman Arkham City

By Shack Staff, Jan 18, 2012 12:00pm PST

This week Shacknews finally reveals its top five games of 2011. We continue today with out third best game of the year, as voted by the editors and staff writers: Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham City.


"is that a question? I guess I'm looking for a 360 style controller. Are any of the 'knock-offs' ..."

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Canceled 'Gotham by Gaslight' revealed by UI artist

By Xav de Matos, Jan 13, 2012 6:15pm PST

Art for a Batman game pitched to THQ about two years ago has surfaced, featuring the Dark Knight in a steampunk-like universe inspired by an Elseworlds comic published in 1989.


"The open world batman game Breckon was thinking about was the one done by Pandemic I think, ..."

- Sephiras see all 5 comments

Batman: Arkham City suffers DirectX 11-related issues

By Xav de Matos, Nov 28, 2011 4:45pm PST

Batman: Arkham City's PC launch seems to have been marred by some DirectX 11 issues that have left the game unplayable, Steam forum users have reported.


"Xav has a fair point - the Shack IS the real "Kobayashi Maru." No doubt about it. They've ..."

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Warner acknowledges Batman: Arkham City save file issue, asks for help

By Xav de Matos, Nov 14, 2011 2:00pm PST

Sixteen days after we first reported on the issue, Warner Bros. is asking for help from Batman: Arkham City users to detail their save file problems with the Xbox 360 version of the game.


"So....hows that fix coming? 1h 43 minutes till this thread expires!"

- EricZBA see all 24 comments

Batman: Arkham City save files disappearing for some users

By Xav de Matos, Oct 28, 2011 8:00pm PDT

According to an ongoing thread on the forum, users have returned to their game only to find their save files have either been corrupted or have outright vanished from their console.


"not for me it didnt.. I was reading on the official forum. Apparently someone connected the HDD ..."

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Batman: Arkham City review

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT

We don our cape and cowl to hit the streets of Arkham City as Batman for our review of Rocksteady's second effort as the Dark Knight.


"It's a review based on your opinion, i get that but... this is ridiculous. First, what was with ..."

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Celebrate Bat-Day with new Batman: Arkham City screens

By Xav de Matos, Oct 18, 2011 6:30pm PDT

Batman: Arkham City is available right now for the Xbox 360 and PS3. Can't get to a copy? Check out these screens until you have a chance to don the cape and cowl.


"The Asian version will get NO redeem codes for extra Batman costume styles. Anyone know if they ..."

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Gotham City Impostors beta invites going out

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Gotham City Impostors beta invites are going out, and the actual testing is set to start in the coming weeks.


"and for $20 it isnt actually a bad game, mostly if you have a few friends to play with"

- Wiz74 see all 7 comments

Batman: Arkham City gets 'New Game Plus' mode

By Xav de Matos, Aug 31, 2011 6:30pm PDT

When players complete Batman's latest Rocksteady-developed adventure, Arkham City, they will be able to play the game again while retaining all of their upgrades and unlocks in a New Game Plus mode.


"It was her. For some undisclosed reason, she wouldn't do this one."

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Gotham City Impostors gameplay trailer pits bats versus laughs

By Xav de Matos, Aug 12, 2011 2:45pm PDT

The latest gameplay trailer for Monolith's upcoming Gotham City Impostors gives players a good look at the bevy of wacky weaponry at the disposal of fake Batmen and Jokers.


"This looks great. The fact that beta is starting this October and release isn't until 2012 is a ..."

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Gotham City Impostors closed beta sign-ups available

By Xav de Matos, Aug 09, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Closed beta sign-ups for Gotham City Impostors are now available from the game's official site.


"It asks you which systems you own. It's a standard question for forms like this."

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