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Batman: Arkham Knight trailer shows off first gameplay

Rocksteady has debuted the first gameplay trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. Though the snippets of gameplay are brief, it's impressive.

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Batman: Arkham Knight was gorgeous when we saw it in March, but so far fans have only been able to see stills from Rocksteady's finale to the Arkhamverse trilogy. A new gameplay trailer shows off footage for the first time, albeit briefly, and it lives up to expectations.

The vast majority of the trailer is cutscenes, but keep in mind for this installment Rocksteady was able to render all the cutscenes in-engine. When we do get a look at the game in action, it's very much an Arkham game--just much prettier. Check it out.

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    May 21, 2014 8:30 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Batman: Arkham Knight trailer shows off first gameplay.

    Rocksteady has debuted the first gameplay trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. Though the snippets of gameplay are brief, it's impressive.

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      May 21, 2014 8:57 AM

      Okay got it, bat symbol, batmobile.

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      May 21, 2014 12:20 PM

      Might just be me, but i think they might have a hard time getting people excited about this game. Where its Rocksteady or not, this is the forth Batman game, meanwhile you have games like Watch Dogs, Inquisition, The Order, Deep Down, Destiny, Call of Duty and whatever else hasn't even been announced that may excite gamers a hell of a lot more than a 4th romp through Gotham.
      Even looking at this trailer did less to excite me than previously.

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        May 21, 2014 12:54 PM

        Did you really just bring up CoD in a post that is pointedly about this being the 4th Batman game?

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          May 21, 2014 1:01 PM

          not only that, he's talking about people being worn out by "yet another" Batman game, but excited for more CoD!

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            May 21, 2014 1:02 PM

            aaaand thats what you meant. sorry, misread your post the first time.

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          May 21, 2014 1:03 PM

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        May 21, 2014 1:17 PM

        I dunno I think the new consoles have so few games currently that any game let alone a sequel to beloved games starring BATMAN coming out on them should garner some interest.

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        May 21, 2014 1:21 PM

        It's just you.

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      May 21, 2014 1:38 PM

      lookin gooooood mate

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      May 21, 2014 2:00 PM

      All of this talk of "fear" reminds me of the Scarecrow cryptographic sequencer messages you can find in Arkham city.

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        May 21, 2014 2:01 PM

        And it should; At least at the beginning this is a Scarecrow plot.

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          May 21, 2014 2:27 PM

          Looking over the messages again here are some speculations:

          The disease might be originated from or spread through roaches. This is found from the Scarecrow secret boat on AC. The boat is filled with live roaches crawling around in glass terrariums. There is a manifest of "live insects for medical examination". There is also a readable note indicating that the roaches were delivered to gotham from Mr. Fine, a professional gopher of the underworld who arranges deliveries and logistics to super villains. This was through connections of Falcone who is the Gotham mob king pin. So we'll likely run into a mob faction in AK.

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      May 21, 2014 3:52 PM

      That armor looks more like Batman, unlike the new Ben Affleck Batman. Batman uses technology in it's favor, not tight armours to remark his muscles and veins.

      The one in this game is bulkier that the previous one, but it seems its made to not compromise mobility too.

      Not to mention the Batman logo for the movie.....
      http://9gag.com/gag/aVO8n88

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      May 22, 2014 5:33 AM

      I thought rocksteady wasn't doing anymore batman games after City? Or am I confusing devs

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