Thursday, April 11, 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins Announced

Earlier this week, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment announced Batman: Arkham Origins, the third game in the Batman: Arkham franchise, and a prequel.  Set several years before the events of the previous games, it features a younger Batman during a defining moment of his career.

The game is being developed by a different studio this time around, WB Games Montreal, and will release on Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 3, and Wii U on October 25th, 2013.

A companion game is also being developed by Armature Studio for the 3DS and PlayStation Vita.  Entitled Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, the game is a 2.5-D game that will allow players to continue the console version's story.  It will also be available on October 25th.

I was blown away by Batman: Arkham Asylum, and I actually plan to pick up Batman: Arkham City soon since I missed out on it.

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