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Batman: Arkham Knight is 'real next-gen,' map is five times the size of Arkham City

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2014 12:00pm PST

"Obviously, you see a lot of games that are cross-gen, and they feel a bit reined in because of that."


"Get that logic out of here, we only make sweeping generalizations and assumptions!"

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Harley Quinn is playable with Arkham Knight pre-order

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2014 6:00am PST

Once again, you'll be able to play as the villain by pre-ordering Batman: Arkham Knight. While Origins let you play Deathstroke, the upcoming...


The 'Arkham Knight' isn't Batman

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2014 2:30pm PST

Batman: Arkham Knight was announced today, but just who the "Knight" refers to might surprise you.


"They should just do a crossover from Millar's Nemesis. He's basically Evil Batman."

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Batman: Arkham Knight won't have multiplayer

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 04, 2014 1:00pm PST

Batman: Arkham Origins had a multiplayer mode we weren't particularly fond of. Outsourced to Splash Damage, the online offering had Batman and...


Batman: Arkham Knight coming to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2014 7:25am PST

A UK retailer seems to have leaked Rocksteady's next project: a next-gen entry in its Arkham series called Batman: Arkham Knight.


"Now I'm curious, is this established in the films themselves? I guess they tell you the dates. ..."

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Rocksteady's next game aiming for 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2013 10:10am PDT

The latest Batman: Arkham game was not developed by series creator Rocksteady. But, of course the studio is working on something. And whatever it is, it'll be ready in 2014.


"My first thoughts as well. I really want to see a more mature big budget TMNT game. Kevin ..."

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Batman: Arkham City Escape is a board game

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2013 1:00pm PDT

The Batman: Arkham franchise has spawned two excellent console games and a surprisingly decent mobile spin-off. Can its magic translate into yet another medium: the board game?


"I agreeing with the amount of agreement seen in this thread. Unusually positive."

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Batman: Arkham Universe domain registered by Warner Bros

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 14, 2013 7:30am PST

Given the mad success of the Batman: Arkham games, it's unsurprising that Warner Bros is keen to work on another entry in the money-making...


"Cool, as long as I can play multiple characters in the same type of gameplay and massive world ..."

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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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Field Report: Batman Arkham City - Harley Quinn's Revenge

By Andrew Yoon, May 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Harley Quinn's Revenge is everything Batman fans have been waiting for from Arkham City DLC, even if it doesn't hit the same high moments that the original game did.


Batman: Arkham City makes 'fantastic use' of Wii U controller

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Speaking at Game Developers Conference, Epic's Mark Rein noted that the Wii U version of Batman: Arkham City won't be a straight port of the PC/PS3/Xbox 360 game.


"Yep -- never been as badly burned on a preorder as on this one."

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Batman: Arkham City dev tried adding multiplayer

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 09, 2012 12:45pm PST

The developers behind Batman: Arkham City tried adding multiplayer to the game, but backed out because "it always felt like it was just there as a requirement."


"Good on them for not just throwing in yet another pointless multiplayer mode unlike everyone ..."

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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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Batman: Arkham City gets free Batman Inc. skin

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 20, 2011 6:45am PST

Batman: Arkham City gets yet another slate of DLC today. Thankfully, at least some of it is free.


Batman: Arkham World teased

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 7:00pm PST

Shock! There's going to be another Batman: Arkham game. Titled Batman: Arkham World, the title was revealed during the Spike TV Video Game Awards...


"Uhh...are there really only a few of us who realize this is a joke? Come on, it's not like ..."

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