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Submitted by TechTandoori 382d ago | rumor

Batman : Arkham Origins coming to PS4, XBOX 720 this year [updated]

Batman : Arkham Origins is the next installment in Batman : Arkham series being developed by Rocksteady Studios rumored to released on PS4, XBOX 720 and current gen consoles this year. Batman Arkham Origins is set to unveil at E3 2013 and Oh it won’t be a sequel. Arkham Origins will be a prequel set in the silver age of comics which ran from mid 1950 to 1970. Arkham Origins will also feature appearances from other justice league members like fan favorite Superman and Green Lantern.

Update : Separately, VG247 sources claim this new project is not in development at series creator Rocksteady Studios. That development house is rumored to be working on a stylized prequel that will detail the Dark Knight’s first encounter with the Joker. It is not expected until 2014 at the earliest. (Batman, Industry, Next-Gen, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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NastyLeftHook0  +   382d ago
will get on ps4. i love these games. i am also happy there 60 bucks and not way more expensive. i also hope they add in some real next gen features. (bigger world, more ai, ect) but im sure they will. they made arkham asylum ffs
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Abdou23  +   382d ago
First 2 batman games were amazing, but when will devs. learn to stop milking games ?!
_QQ_  +   382d ago
you can never really milk batman when he has thousands of comics and story possibilities, i wish they would make it in Gotham though.
SilentNegotiator  +   382d ago
Hey, its one of the few GOOD superhero VG adaptions in years. Let it at LEAST stretch out past a trilogy before giving them the business for making too many too fast.

Now if only Superman could get a decent game...
NewMonday  +   382d ago
the Silver Age will be a very different style and tone, here is some reference:

http://www.comicsalliance.c...

http://www.grouchoreviews.c...
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Freak of Nature  +   382d ago
As long as the game/series stays fresh and innovative, fun and brings new aspects gameplay wise, new interesting locations and charcaters the game can still evolve and not be just another cash cow...
Baka-akaB  +   382d ago
I'll wait and reserve final judgement , but i strongly dislike the silver age era Batman . I hope the content might be "silver age" based , but that the art and design wont be a complete silver age makeover
kenshiro100  +   382d ago
SilentNegotiator
Yes, Superman does need a decent game. Superman 64 still gives me nightmares...-shivers-
oof46  +   382d ago
Devs? I'm sure it was Warner who said, "We love money, make us another Batman game."
aLucidMind  +   382d ago
How is this milking? Rocksteady stated flat out that they were planning on making this a trilogy sometime during the lifetime of Arkham Asylum or during the development cycle of Arkham City.
Abdou23  +   382d ago
@Disagrees, it's people like you who ruin the industry then cry about it. ( Dead Space 3 )
miyamoto  +   382d ago
franchises can be good if handled in the right way. That why Batman character stood the test of time. More better than Superman.
Jamaicangmr  +   382d ago
Yeah i bought the 1st 2 and love them but i think they can wait alil before making another one.
Axecution  +   381d ago
LOL CAUSE TWO REALLY GOOD GAMES OVER A PERIOD OF 4 YEARS NOW = MILKED
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ps3_pwns  +   382d ago
i will get this for ps4 as well as all my friends. ps4 the console to get this new gen ddont want to be left out on myspace aka x720 when ps4 aka facebook comes out!
HalfNerdHalfAmazing  +   382d ago
U corny for that comment
BinaryMind  +   381d ago
No way, it's a prequel! Who would have thought Arkham Origins didn't mean sequel!?
The_Infected  +   382d ago
It's funny how eveyone says Xbox 720 yet no one knows what it's called. Just say the new Xbox.

On topic: I really like Rocksteady so Batman will be a definite buy for me.
NastyLeftHook0  +   382d ago
maybe its actually called that, maybe not, who knows? anyways i hope rocksteady takes on x-men!
Thatlalala  +   382d ago
We deserve a Decent X-men game at least.
I love X-men as much as the next-person, but they've been done before (alot). Whether the games were good or not. I'd prefer they'd try a character who hasn't really gotten a shot at video games (much like Batman before the Arkham games). I'm talking about characters like Superman, Green Lantern, Daredevil, Wonder Woman, Spawn, the Watchmen.... I personally think a Green Lantern game where you could fly around Oa would be amazing, the environments would feel completely different.
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Baka-akaB  +   382d ago
Except Batman has had shots at games every console generations between cartoon adaptations , movies and original games .
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WUTCHUGUNNADO  +   382d ago
Hey Blondie here is a 1080p screenshot of a new Daredevil game their working on.

http://images.wikia.com/unc...
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omi25p  +   382d ago
I remember Xmen Legends on PS2. That was such a good series.
Axecution  +   381d ago
@WUTCHUGUNNADO

Lmfao xD i actually laughed haha bubbles+
ded1020  +   382d ago
sure thing: I cant wait for the Nextbox 720! I hear its gonna play movies too!
RioKing  +   382d ago
Blu-rays, at that!
The_Infected  +   382d ago
I heard its going to have motion controls galore!
thaimasker  +   382d ago
How do u know that the their next system will even follow the xbox brand ..... not saying it won't but still.
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DragonKnight  +   381d ago
Because it'd be business suicide to kill of a successful brand in favour of rebranding.
LKHGFDSA  +   381d ago
"new xbox" is a stupid name.
it's like the "new ipad", it won't always be new.
Kalowest  +   382d ago
Rocksteady Studios isn't developing the next batman.
TechTandoori  +   382d ago
Rocksteady not developing the next Batman is a rumor which also says that they are working on the next to next Batman about his first encounter with Joker.
MikeMyers  +   382d ago
"Separately, VG247 sources claim this new project is not in development at series creator Rocksteady Studios. That development house is rumored to be working on a stylized prequel that will detail the Dark Knight’s first encounter with the Joker. It is not expected until 2014 at the earliest."

If that's the case this will be the game I will be looking forward to instead.
Myze  +   382d ago
While it kind of sucks if they aren't, considering how good the first two Batman games were, it would still be great to see them make some other super-hero game.

I'm not sure what exactly I would want to see, but a dark-gritty version of some other super-hero would be great. Maybe a Superman game with the tone that the new movie has (at least appears to). If Rocksteady wants a challenge, making a Superman game in a dark world with free-roam capabilities (like Batman) would be a real challenge (to make it good, anyway).
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Gamer-40  +   382d ago
Arkham City very good game.

But new Batman episode coming new Xbox?
Impossible, next-gen box only a Kinect.....or not:S
pissed999  +   382d ago
Visuals wont be any better than Arkham City on the pc.
Pc big superior time, just buy a pc.
Baka-akaB  +   382d ago
Or most people wont care about that and just enjoy it on the hardware they got .

You guys need to stop be missionaries trying to educate some so called savages , you just come up as petty and jealous . Everyone knows pc is superior given its nature , let it go .
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vanethe  +   382d ago
agreeed , im a pc player but i dont bash on every little thing , just enjoy the game and shut it
Sparkticle  +   381d ago
And yet there are numerous examples of Sony fanboys coming to the Wii U page and trolling the shit out of its hardware.
Jyndal   382d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(3)
FlyingFoxy  +   382d ago
For me it's not all about better graphics by having a good gaming PC, i prefer them for the better performance and smoother gameplay.

@Honest_Gamer a £500 PC won't max games for 5 years, my 5870 from launch can't max some newer games without going below 60fps at 1080p, and i got that in late 2009 for £300. But i haven't upgraded it because it plays everything i play at fast speeds.

To keep up you need a top card every 2-3 years. That's over £200 minimum, i fail to see how you can build the rest with just £300, a good quality psu is over £50 alone.
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   382d ago
"Just buy a PC"

And skip the PS4 and 720? Please. They call it next gen for a reason, so we don't have to buy it for current gen or spend double for a high end PC?

In my opinion I think the next gen versions will look just as good as the PC.
-MD-  +   382d ago
"In my opinion I think the next gen versions will look just as good as the PC."

Your opinion is wrong lol.
RioKing  +   382d ago
I prefer my exclusives :D

For the money of a nice pc ($800-$1200) I could buy the PS4 & Nextbox and be more than happy. But hey, to each his own ;)
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cyborg47  +   382d ago
So...is Rocksteady working on a Man of Steel game? :D
HexxedAvenger  +   382d ago
that would be interesting.
422185  +   382d ago
Superman deserves some love too.
daggertoes83  +   382d ago
they said it would be hard to do superman.
http://www.thatvideogameblo...
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abzdine  +   382d ago
never trust french sources they are always broken
RioKing  +   382d ago
Fans of the movie Dumb & Dumber will know what quote I'm thinking of :)
PezManMike  +   382d ago
Before we get too excited, let's not forget that tomorrow is April 1st.
Sandmano  +   382d ago
Yes but this rumor has been talked about for awhile now so I don't think so, maybe the prequel for rocksteady thing maybe April fools.

Anyway about April fools whoever submits those kind of articles should be banned from submitting news on n4g.
Knight_Crawler  +   382d ago
I feel sorry for people who dont have a sense of humor and they surf the web tomorrow.
Sandmano  +   382d ago
First of techTANDOORI!? You mean this? Now I understand the sites color scheme, lol.

Anyway I've been asking for a prequel for ages exactly about the batmans first encounter with the joker! This is great news if true!

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Root  +   382d ago
Whats with the two studios making two prequels

I want to see a game after Arkham City
plaZeHD  +   382d ago
I am fucking pissed right now. I lost my Batman: Arkham City Game Of The Year copy.
Sandmano  +   382d ago
Loool don't worry you'll find it somewhere.
Th3 Chr0nic  +   382d ago
chedck your steam library...oh you use discs copies? they still make those archaic things?
CEOSteveBallmer  +   382d ago
Physical copy archaic? In a technical point of view but its still more superior than digital download. You need a larger hardrive a very fast and constant internet. Almost all gamers wants a physical copy. Yes digital is the future but not yet until everyone in the world has internet connection at lightning speed. Internet is not as mainstream as electricity you know. there are still people who use "dial-up" sad but true. Owning, Holding, Feeling a physical media is a Big deal especially if your a collector. MS bashed the bluray and there are rumors they will include it in their nextbox, so steve ballmer I think is ready to eat his words.
TrevorPhillips  +   382d ago
I'm not going to believe things till April Fools is over lol
KingKevo  +   381d ago
Exactly. Bit it's always funny to see that people are still believing some of this stuff. Usually we should take everything with a grain of salt. Today people fell free to take it with a salt mine.
blackbirdi  +   382d ago
i will pass
GraveLord  +   382d ago
FAKE. The next Xbox isn't even real. LOL at people that believe shitty rumors.

(This is directed at a certain group of people who know exactly what I'm talking about)
Deku-Johnny  +   382d ago
The setting of the game has been a rumour for a long time and hasn't been confirmed although it would be pretty cool I imagine their next game will continue on where Arkham City left off. This year does seem quite likely and it'll most likely come to all console available at the time of release (PS3, PS4, Wii U, 360, PC). And last but not least I'll be buying it day one.
Romudeth  +   382d ago
This is probably an early April fool's joke guy.
kostchtchie_  +   382d ago
will buy this day one on PC, but hope after this third one they do a different superhero
C4RR4NZ4  +   382d ago
Xmen does seem like the best choice.
Viper7  +   382d ago
Origins..? really now.

I really hope they'll throw that name in to the garbage and figure out something better.

I'm getting sick of these shitty title name extensions like origins, revolution, revelations, reloaded, underground, retribution, rebirth, retaliation etc.
Buljo  +   381d ago
Or revengeance haha

yeah I'd rather not have a prequel at all. I want a full fledged sequel with Scarecrow and his fear gas plan that was so heavily hinted at in Arkham City. Joker is done with. Leave him be. It's like Hamill said - recognize a high and leave it at that.
Tei777  +   382d ago
At this rate the PS4/720 are going to have too many launch titles and some dev is gonna be butt hurt cos their game only sells 30k :(
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Derekvinyard13  +   382d ago
Nice
LAWSON72  +   382d ago
I still have not played the first 2, i know what i need to get on steam sale.
taquito  +   382d ago
pc version please
stragomccloud  +   382d ago
If it's not coming to Wii U, I'll just get the eventual PC release.
TBONEJF  +   382d ago
SAWEET!! HOPE KEVIN CONROY will still play the part. and hope other BATMAN VILLAINS will be there as well.
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JustinWeinblatt  +   382d ago
Oh god. Can't we just get hyped for a new game without debating which piece of plastic and chips we'll use to play it?
whamlollypop7  +   382d ago
A series like this really doesn't need chronological games. Batman can follow FF or Zelda just releasing standalone titles. I hope they really play up the time period.
iamlegend9999  +   381d ago
For some reason i didn't like arkhum city. Weird
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