Batman: Arkham Knight delayed to 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight has been delayed to 2015. WB Games and Rocksteady announced the push with a new trailer that teases the "Battle Mode" to be shown at E3.

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Batman: Arkham Knight has joined the ever-growing list of games that have been pushed into 2015. WB Games and Rocksteady softened the blow with a new trailer that teases a "Battle Mode" debuting at E3.

"We just want to make this the best experience that we can, and that takes time," Rocksteady marketing manager Guy Perkins told GameSpot. "We feel that we have an absolutely awesome game in the works, and we want to make it as great as it possibly can be. We just need more time to do that. If we didn't give the team more time to do it, then we would be releasing something that we weren't happy with. We want to make sure we're absolutely nailing it 100 percent."

You can check out the Battle Mode teaser, along with a the stinging "Coming 2015" at the end, in the trailer below.

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    June 3, 2014 6:30 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Batman: Arkham Knight delayed to 2015.

    Batman: Arkham Knight has been delayed to 2015. WB Games and Rocksteady announced the push with a new trailer that teases the "Battle Mode" to be shown at E3.

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      June 3, 2014 6:37 AM

      2014: Year of the "oh cool now I have time to catch up on my backlog"

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      June 3, 2014 6:48 AM

      There's a lot to play and catch up on anyway. Including the last two Batman games I haven't finished.

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      June 3, 2014 6:53 AM

      What is actually coming out in 2014 at this point?

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        June 3, 2014 6:58 AM

        The Last Guardian!
        yeah right

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        June 3, 2014 7:03 AM

        Yeah but honestly would you like it rushed or done properly? There's so many good games to play out there anyhow, it's worth waiting for good stuff.
        Wasn't GTAV delayed ? I seriously honestly can't remember for sure? If it was - it's a great example of games being worth delays because people never remember the delays (Half life 2 fiasco excluded)

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        June 3, 2014 7:07 AM

        Wildstar launched TODAY!!! Also Destiny sometime later this year, but.. yawn.

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        June 3, 2014 7:09 AM

        HOPEFULLY still stuff like Far Cry 4 and Civilization: Beyond Earth and a bunch of smaller stuff. Hotline Miami 2, Costume Quest 2, Quadrilateral Cowboy.

        Destiny too but the vibe on it currently seems meh.

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        June 3, 2014 7:15 AM

        Mario Kart 8

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        June 3, 2014 7:16 AM

        Dragon Age Inquisition and Shadows Of Mordor are the 2 i'm hoping stick to 2014.

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          June 3, 2014 7:18 AM

          I wouldn't hold your breath.

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            June 3, 2014 7:21 AM

            SoM I can see coming out this year still, if it's good is another question. DAI I could see getting bumped.

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              June 3, 2014 7:39 AM

              yeah, that would be a bummer, but i wouldn't be surprised. i'm not 100% sold on DA anyway.

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        June 3, 2014 7:22 AM

        Loads of indie titles.

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        June 3, 2014 7:25 AM

        Wasteland 2. That should keep you busy until 2015.

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          June 3, 2014 8:08 AM

          this x 100000000000000000000000000000000

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        June 3, 2014 7:37 AM

        Hundreds of hours of Mario Kart 8.

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        June 3, 2014 7:45 AM

        Destiny, and AssCreed: Unity is this year too, I think.

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        June 3, 2014 7:47 AM

        Ass creed : France

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        June 3, 2014 7:47 AM

        Alien: Isolation

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          June 3, 2014 7:50 AM

          hell yes, forgot about that one!

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          June 3, 2014 10:36 AM

          I really want to play this game but usually can't do survival horror for long periods. I barely got through the first dead space, but enjoyed it.

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            June 3, 2014 10:37 AM

            I guess what I really need is something in its aesthetic style that's not specifically survival horror.

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              June 3, 2014 10:44 AM

              This seems far more like it's actually about surviving the horror, whereas most "survival horror" is really just a 3rd person action game with scary monsters and some tension.

              Even Dead Space 1 was more about action and killing shit than being "survival horror" in any meaningful sense of the word (same with most RE games).

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                June 3, 2014 12:02 PM

                I think that's why I liked dead space because of the action.

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        June 3, 2014 7:50 AM

        you from a closet

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        June 3, 2014 8:10 AM

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        June 3, 2014 8:13 AM

        Divinity: Original Sin -June 20

        Fall I think:
        Civ: Beyond Earth
        Killing Floor 2

        Don't Starve Together late Summer.

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        June 3, 2014 12:04 PM

        Smash Bros and Evolve (on my radar, anyway)

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        June 3, 2014 12:51 PM

        More games for Wii U.

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        June 3, 2014 12:53 PM

        Christ the amount of games with release dates is more dire than I thought. Hopefully a ton of stuff gets confirmed at E3.

        11/18/2014 Far Cry 4
        11/4/2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
        10/21/2014 The Evil Within
        10/7/2014 Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
        10/7/2014 Alien: Isolation
        10/7/2014 Driveclub
        10/7/2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
        9/9/2014 Destiny

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      June 3, 2014 8:52 AM

      Holy shit that looked awesome. Man another delayed game pushed to 2015, I wonder if this year has the most delayed games in any other year?

      All well I want it to own so I am cool with it.

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      June 3, 2014 8:55 AM

      Starcraft Legacy of the Void?!?!?

      It...It SHOULD be. right? RIGHT?

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      June 3, 2014 8:59 AM

      They need to get their shit together. Either change the way their hype machine works, or stop delaying games.

      I would bet money that this continual announcement and delay cycle actually hurts their sales compared to what was normal 5 years ago.

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        June 3, 2014 9:11 AM

        Its far enough from release that I don't have a problem with it. If it was due next week then they moved it sure but I don't see this hurting sales much.

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        June 3, 2014 10:20 AM

        They'll just release another bad ass trailer in time before the new release date. Then all will be good.

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      June 3, 2014 9:17 AM

      Well that sucks. :(

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        June 3, 2014 10:13 AM

        It definitely can hurt the hype with hardcore gamers (see Watch Dogs) but I don't think it hurts sales
        (see Watch Dogs).

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      June 3, 2014 12:58 PM

      Disappointing, but I'd rather wait for a good game than get a buggy one early.

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