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Batman actor adds confusion to Arkham Origins announcement

Batman actor adds confusion to Arkham Origins announcement

Yesterday, veteran Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy said he would be playing a role in the next Arkham game. Since we already knew that Roger Craig Smith would be voicing the Dark Knight in Arkham Origins, we naturally figured that Conroy would be playing another character, or perhaps an older version of Batman. As it turns out, the situation is a bit more complex.

Read more: 'I am in new Arkham game coming soon' »

"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: Arkham City Armored trailer shows off Wii U features

Batman: Arkham City Armored trailer shows off Wii U features

The Wii U's distinguishing feature is its tablet controller, promising at least a few new bells and whistles for older titles that are re-released on the platform. For Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition, that means quick access, and touch and motion controls added to the Bat's vast array of high-tech gadgets.

Watch: A Wii U feature walkthrough »

"I don't get why they're putting this out as new. It's the exact same trailer as the one they ..."
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Report: Follow-up to Batman: Arkham City to be a prequel

Report: Follow-up to Batman: Arkham City to be a prequel

Given the blockbuster success of its earlier efforts, it shouldn't be too surprising that Rocksteady is probably working on a follow-up to Batman: Arkham City. But despite its cliffhanger ending, the next game may take a break from those plot threads and go all the way back the Silver Age of comics.

Read more: Batman's first meeting with Joker »

"It's like when Kojima was going to stop making Metal Gear after every game since Solid came out. "
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Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition shown for Wii U

Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition shown for Wii U

Today at Nintendo's E3 2012 press briefing, Warner Bros Interactive and Rocksteady showed off the new edition of Batman: Arkham City, subtitled "Armored Edition." It features the touch screen for gadgets, along with armored Batman and Catwoman suits exclusive to the Wii U version. WB Games Montreal is developing the port.

Watch: New Armored features »

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Batman: Arkham City Harley Quinn DLC available now

Batman: Arkham City Harley Quinn DLC available now

Those of you craving more Batman: Arkham City story content should already have marked your calendars for this bat-time and bat-channel. But just in case you forgot, the Harley Quinn DLC is available starting today. The DLC is already up on Xbox Live Marketplace, and it will hit PlayStation 3 and PC later today. It adds a new story mission for $9.99 (800 MSP).

Read more: Play as both Batman and Robin »

"If you don't have the other DLCs the Game of the Year edition might be the better route."
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Batman: Arkham City GOTY, Harley Quinn DLC announced

Batman: Arkham City GOTY, Harley Quinn DLC announced

Update 8:15 a.m.: Rocksteady's community manager has issued an updated tweet correcting the previous date; the Harley Quinn DLC will launch on May 29 (PSN) and May 30 (XBL) alongside the Game of the Year edition.

Original Story: Warner Bros and Rocksteady Studios confirmed not one but two rumors today, with the announcement of both a Game of the Year edition and another pack of upcoming downloadable content for Batman: Arkham City. The newly announced Harley Quinn DLC is coming soon, and if you were patient enough to wait for Batman this long, waiting some more for the GOTY edition will get you that content (and loads of other goodies) included.

Read more: Harley Quinn DLC and GOTY edition in late May »

"I really enjoyed the first one. I think I'll wait a little longer and pick up the GOTY edition. ..."
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Batman: Arkham City DLC hinted with new Trophies

Batman: Arkham City DLC hinted with new Trophies

Batman: Arkham City released last year, and received a few downloadable content packs featuring Robin and Nightwing as playable Challenge Maps. That would seem to indicate the end of that particular DLC, but a new set of Trophies seems to indicate we'll get a new story episode. Ending spoilers follow.

Read more: Trophies point to Harley Quinn, Robin »

"This is the only game I've bought DLC for and I'll buy this too - such an awesome game, can't wait!"
- NastyNorman    See all 2 comments


Batman: Arkham City PC patch fixes save corruption

Batman: Arkham City PC patch fixes save corruption

Ever since the PC edition of Batman: Arkham City launched in November 2011, an unlucky portion of players have been finding their save files mysteriously corrupted and their progress lost. Four months later, Rocksteady Studios has finally released a patch addressing the problem, which even salvages the saves for some--but not all.

Read more: Rocksteady "did all we could" to save saves »

"Just in time, I'm playing this now. So far so familiar, but that's no bad thing!"
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Batman: Arkham City PC patch fixes DirectX 11 for some, not all

Batman: Arkham City PC patch fixes DirectX 11 for some, not all

The dark days of dire DirectX 11 performance in Batman: Arkham City on PC are at an end, thanks to a new patch. Unless you're running a 32-bit version of Windows 7 or Vista, that is, in which case developer Rocksteady suggests you continue to avoid DX 11 entirely until another patch is released.

Read more: The patch notes »

"Like PenicillinX57 mentions below, its a little better looking. Not worth the 50% loss in ..."
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Batman: Arkham City swinging onto PC a week late

Batman: Arkham City swinging onto PC a week late

The PC edition of Batman: Arkham City has been ever-so-slightly delayed, publisher Warner Bros. announced today. Previously due in North America on November 15, it'll now arrive on November 22. The Australian release will follow on November 23, while Bats will spread across Europe on November 25.

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Batman: Arkham City Nightwing DLC trailer swoops in

Batman: Arkham City Nightwing DLC trailer swoops in

What makes Nightwing different enough from Batman that you'd want to pay $7 to play him in Batman: Arkham City's challenge maps? Have a look for yourself in the first gameplay trailer showing the former Robin in action.

The Nightwing Bundle Pack downloadable content will bring the high-swinging Dick Grayson to all of Arkham City's challenge maps, complete with his own "unique gadgets and special moves." It'll also add two extra challenge maps--Wayne Manor and Main Hall--plus the Animated Series Nightwing character skin.

Watch: Dick Grayson in action »

"I wonder what Supes would look like showing up in this game. It might just be freaking awesomesauce."
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Batman: Arkham City official iPad/iPhone map app launched

Batman: Arkham City official iPad/iPhone map app launched

Batman: Arkham City is littered with the Riddler's trophies, challenges and of course, riddles. So what's a Batman to do? You could interrogate Riddler's goons for information, or you could just plunk down three bucks for an iPhone and iPad Map App guide. Choices.

Read more: Short-cut to the Riddler's riddles »

"You pay for strategy guides? I just google the info and I find the answers I need within minutes."
- ajvitaly    See all 11 comments


Batman: Arkham City PC edition dated, PhysX effects unveiled

Batman: Arkham City PC edition dated, PhysX effects unveiled

With the console editions of Batman: Arkham City out the Bat-door, publisher Warner Bros. has announced that the delayed PC version will follow on November 15. In celebration, graphics card manufacturer Nvidia is showing off the shiny PhysX and DirectX 11 effects exclusive to PC.

Watch: The PhysX Bat-particle Bat-effects »

"LOL so an 8800 gt runs the game just as well as a 560 ? Except you get flying paper and debris? ..."
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Batman Beyond skin is NOS bonus

Batman Beyond skin is NOS bonus

You may be holding your sparkling new copy of Batman: Arkham City right now, but thinking to yourself, "Gee, I wish Batman looked more like a short-lived 90s spin-off cartoon." Well sir, you are strange; but also, you are one energy drink away from having your wish granted. The Batman Beyond skin can be gained for a single bottle of NOS.

Read more: 'Early access' to Batman Beyond »

"If you still have an extra code I'd be VERY grateful to have it. Beyond is my favorite version ..."
- TwinbeeMkII    See all 32 comments


Batman: Arkham City launch trailer ties it all together

Batman: Arkham City launch trailer ties it all together

It seems like recently a week wouldn't go by without a new villain or character reveal for Batman: Arkham City. Now, as the game sets to release on consoles next week, Rocksteady has released a launch trailer that highlights the main conflict with Hugo Strange, and briefly teases the full gallery of villains.

Watch: A cavalcade of Bat baddies »

"I was just trying to divide it against other games that are great, and might have great ..."
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