Batman Arkham Orgins Announced with New Developer; No Next-Gen a Smart Strategy

VG Republic Writes: We finally have confirmation via Eurogamer about the next Batman game in the series of phenomenal Arkham games by Rocksteady Studios, but now being taken over by WB Montreal. Batman Arkham Origins will release on October 25th, 2013 on the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC with a spin off Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate hitting the 3DS and Vita on the same day. The game will focus around eight assassins that come to Arkham to kill Batman and reign supreme over the city. The studio also announced that the game will have a living breathing city that isn’t what we have come to see from the previous installment, Batman: Arkham City. All of these pieces are extremely intriguing and fans will, no doubt be clamoring for the next installment. The surprising piece to all of this though is the lack of confirmation for next generation consoles, but in reality the neglect of them is a smart strategy.

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pompombrum1923d ago

I honestly didn't bother reading the announcement however I'm so glad Rocksteady isn't doing it. The Arkham games are two of my favourite action games this gen and I want to see what Rocksteady can do with that gameplay without the confines of the Batman universe. I hope they're going to take that combat and make it into a new next gen IP, they'll create something truly special if they did.


ill grab that on the wii u

Ares84HU1923d ago

Well if it comes out after the PS4 release, I won't buy it since it's nkt coming to next gen.

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