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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Informer Details [Don't Post Scans]

Izick

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Just a heads up, it says Rockstar instead of Rocksteady the first time in the summary.

Anyway, I'm very excited to see what this looks like.
 

SirIgbyCeaser

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So rocksteady is developing the as well, but they're background team/producers.

Good. I have faith. but they only ported batman to the wii-u last year and it wasn't that great. So I have my doubts about this team and expect lots of rocksteady staff to forced to help complete it in a timely fashion.

I also expect it to get delayed.
 

Cutebrute

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I never put JC2 in my veins, so I can't comment on the claw. That said, this just sounds like another unnecessary prequel. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it sounds like a chunk of this game will take place in the old AC map, and it's likely only Christmas so that WB can take advantage of that snow tech from AC. And then the combat, movement, and mission structure will likely be the same as always.

I'm sure the game will be solid, but it still seems like a blatant cash-grab.
 

Alienous

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That's the Batman I know, dropping explosives on people's heads.

...

Oh gosh, those images make me forget all issues.
 

Shaanyboi

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I'm liking pre-bottle eyed Penguin.

Also liking the new cowl. I really didn't like Rocksteady's Batman design, even with its inspiration from the comics.
 

Hellcrow

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im interested, hope its more AA than AC. AA just a tighter package imo. it really started to bug me in AC all the overdone audios and watnot, gangs talking and you can hear them half a mile away? ok. note to all gamemakers can we have some subtlety and quiet once in a while pls.
Batman was listening to their comms.
 

Alienous

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I suppose now we know why Batman (as Bruce Wayne) just watches the TYGER guards beat the fuck out of Black Mask.
 

Totobeni

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Batman’s butler Alfred may notice that he had a tough time in that situation and give him a new gadget
So auto easy mode when the player suck. smh x1000

Why developers this generation are very afraid of letting the players having any hard time in the game or getting any satisfaction of doing hard tasks/fights.
 

Brickhunt

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It's been interesting so far. I just hope they don't try to shove more fantastic heroes like Supes and Green Lantern in it.
 

L1NETT

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Black Mask is such a great villain, this peaks my interest in the game.

Really hope Great White Shark also makes an appearance. Less Joker, focus on some other villains.
 

Dabanton

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Old Gotham is only half of the game world
- Another new entire area is across the bridge called New Gotham
- New Gotham is classier and has much taller skyscrapers
- New zone doubles the size of the game world
Yes.

One of the best parts in Arkham City was flying down from strange's tower hope they have buildings of the same size.

How exhilarating would it be to grapple from to another.
 
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Also liking the new cowl. I really didn't like Rocksteady's Batman design, even with its inspiration from the comics.
Same, I loved them at first but grew to dislike them.
Asylum's looks awful to me now, City's was an improvement though.


I say it alot but this was definitely the best design in the game.
 

Hindle

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I think it will be more of the same. I'm disappointed it's more AC instead of AA but the latter was a great game in its own way.
 

DieH@rd

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Just saw the gameinformer directfeed pics, game looks great. Deathstroke is armored, facemask is made from metal.
 
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- Taking down the towers are varied and require all of Batman’s navigation, puzzle solving, and combat skills
Sounds similar to Assassins Creed/Far Cry 3.

I wonder if WB Montreal has some former Ubisoft folks...
 

Skunkers

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So auto easy mode when the player suck. smh x1000

Why developers this generation are very afraid of letting the players having any hard time in the game or getting any satisfaction of doing hard tasks/fights.
You say "smh easy mode"...

I say "Fuck yeah Wayne Manor and the motherfucking Batcave".
 

MG310

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The way that is worded makes it sound like Old Gotham is the Arkham City map..which I wouldn't mind since a lot of it was wrecked or had the prison bits built on top of it.

Curious to see if they can pull it off and also happy that they are giving Rocksteady the time they need for whatever the next gen Batman is.
 

GAMERG0D

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I wonder if the handheld game will connect with the Wii U and/or PS3(4) versions in some kind of way.
 

Hystzen

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Oh look another game with "towers" that must be taken over *sigh*


Still sounds promising but I don't believe Black Mask is main villain after the whole Strange being used for promotion and hyped as main villain in City then in game nothing happened with him.

JC2 claw sounds fun enjoyed tying planes to trees or people to planes
 

Incendiary

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Sounds like a blast. I'm there day one if it's anywhere near the quality of the first two Arkham games.
 

SykoTech

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No original developer and a handheld spin-off on the side? That usually isn't a winning combination for GotY material.

On the bright side, the details sound pretty good (except maybe the Batwing...please don't be on-rails or something). And I'm glad they kept it open world. I love Metroid, but Arkham City's scope is much more fitting for Batman. Not too confident this will top City though.
 

Battle Born

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It sounds amazing. I hope Robin is playable inside the city at some point. That would increase my urge to buy it on Day 1.
 

DieH@rd

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And a boss looking Black Mask. The shot of BM standing with an axe in his hand in the snow looks incredible.
It loosk fine, but its not incredible. Im little bummed out that this is not nextgen game, but on the other hand, my PC will be able to reproduce it in glorious 1080p 60. :D
 

Sojgat

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Art style is slightly tweaked from the Rocksteady games. I really like it, maybe prefer it even.

Black Mask and Deathstroke designs are awesome.