In the latest trailer for Batman Arkham Knight, we're shown the title of a show called Johnny Charisma: Live - a phrase in which you can spell "Jocha is alive". Is this a wild coincidence or is the Joker set to return in Batman Arkham Knight?
No one would be surprised if this was the case, he's The Joker after all
Depends on if they stick to the story from the official followup comic. If so, Joker is DEAD-dead; like, intentional to the point that the writers were like, "No. Stop saying that he might come back. He is gone in this universe....for good." But I'm sure he has some contingency plans to mess with Batman, postmortem.
Cause Harley or someone couldn't have swapped out the body...That has certainly never happened before 100000000000000 times
Again, the comic was very intent on making the Joker out to be definitively dead. Both the coroners and Batman had the chance to examine the body. It was his body and they destroyed it. If they do go with a plot about the bodies being switched, it would be BEYOND convoluted, and the Arkham stories have been handled pretty well.
Spoiler Well from what I've been seeing around the net, some people (I don't know how much they are fans of Batman) seem to strongly want the Joker to be dead, after the events in Arkham City. Nevermind Ra's al Ghul being who he is or his body disappearing, and never mind the odd idea of apparently, yes apparently killing off The Joker, of all people.
They HAD to spoiler it, though. Douchbags.
@Yi-long There is a limited comic series running called Arkham Knight, which ties in with the game. That does not indicate in anyway that Todd is Arkham Knight. I see where you are coming from, but I would disagree that Todd is Arkham Knight.
Course he's alive, but he won't be seen until the end of the game (or in hallucinations caused by Scarecrow). I really feel there was more to Arkham City's ending. Clayface, the Lazarus Pit, the voice mail in the credits.
Keep him dead. It IS possible to have a B-man story without the clown prince of crime and if its not possible, lets try it.
If he only appears at the end then he's not going to take away anything from the other villains. It would just be a nice nod to the comics where villains don't die forever. I mean I know they aren't continuing the Arkham franchises but they are most likely bringing him back for the far, far future just incase they do come back to it or another studio does.
If they bring him back as alive, that would just cheapen his death in Arkham City to just another 'shock-value' event, and nothing more than that. He should stay dead, and like I said before, he'll probably be in the game in some kind of flashback, concerning the events with Jason Todd.
Actually it would, remember The Dark Knight Rises revelation at the ending. It made Bane look like a stupid pawn. I didnt like that one bit.
They might as well write in that the Joker is immortal now because they will NEVER kill him off. Personally, i'm tired of hearing about him.
He died in AC and Batman burned his body in the game's comic, so no, he is not coming back.
wHHAAAAT he burned him??? I thought Bats doesnt kill?!
Burning a dead body isn't killing, dude.
I would love to see the Joker return! My favorite villain....
No one besides Uncle Ben stays dead in comics.
Of course he will be... he's the central character in every RS batman game. It's like he's the only true rival to Batman according to them. The rest of batman's foes are nothing more than a boss you fight after a few missions pertaining to them, no biggy.
LMFAO! Bubble up!
On top of it not even spelling JOKER, there are 5 additional letters that aren't even being used (NNYRM)..... He died. They said he wasn't coming back. Stop reaching. This is almost as bad as the guy who wrote the article thinking that Scarecrow was really the Joker.
this is impossible . i just saw that joker has died at the end of arkham city
Haha, I would love to see him back though.
This is so bad that this isn't even a stretch. Firstly you haven't used all the letters (sort of a necessity for anagrams) and secondly Jocha isn't even phonetically similar.
But do you really think that "Jocha is alive" is left in there by coincidence? What are the chances?
What do you mean left in there? It isn't even a word. Jesus.
It isn't a word. You missed off a few letters to make this "word" so that a phrase can be made It still doesn't make sense
If you left the R in from Charisma then it would be Jochar. That's a little more believable, But... Even that's a stretch.
He's dead. Move on already.
I'd love for it to be true and for the Joker to be alive. To me, I feel it would kind of take away from the ending of Arkham City though.
It would take away from the ending, but I just love going up against the Joker in the Batman games. Arkham city had its fun ending, but we're years later now. Its effect in my opinion has died off.
This entire series has been about the Joker. Its basically documented his criminal career. Arkham Asylum was him in his prime, just before his decline. Arkham City was his "death". Origins was JOKER'S origin. It showed him before he was the Joker, how he became the Joker, and his first appearance in Gotham as Joker. There is no way the final game in the series will have nothing to do with him. Even if its just his legacy and he only shows up in flashbacks, JOKER WILL BE IN THIS GAME. I look for Arkham Knight to either be a clone of Joker, or a test tube baby (his son) created from Joker's DNA.
Start watching "Gotham." Batman "Origins" is just a filler game. Jerome was 12-15 when he developed the Joker character. Here, I'll help you: On Episode 16/"The Blind Fortune Teller" Jerome admits that he killed his mother, and says that she's a drunken, hagging whore. He had this snickering laugh when he make this admittance. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... You can find this episode on Netflix, as it's exclusive to them. I tried finding it on Hulu, but FOX is handcuffed.
Lol. The big problem with your comment is that you seem to think that "Gotham" is the true Origin of Joker and canonically holds more sway than other things, lol. I'll help you out. "Gotham" is BS and anyone that takes that show to be the true origins of any of the characters in it really doesn't know anything about Batman. I could provide an entire list of things that show has done that is caninically "wrong". Its an alternate "What If" series. Arkham Origins had the Joker's origin the closest to the actual comics. At least, as much as anyone truly knows about the Joker's origin that is. Joker is known to lie when it comes to his past. He's done it multiple times. Even The Dark Knight film played that up. So I don't mean to sound rude, even though i probably do, but Gotham is the absolute last place i would go to truly learn the histories of these characters. Barbara Gordon was a lesbian lover of Montoya? Lol. Crispus Allen is done a terribke injustice in his character. The Riddler worked for the police? The list goes on and on... At any rate, sure Origins was a filler game, but at no point in time did anyone from Rocksteady claim that it wasn't canon in the Arkham series. Story wise, it fits perfectly with the series. So i wouldn't be so quick to brush it off like it didn't happen simply because some people disliked the gameplay. Its still a part of the series.
Please no. Let him go. Joker needs to be dead. Unless there is a really good and valid twist like Joker was actually wearing the Batman suit and killed Batman dressed as the Joker or something absolutely insane. It has to be effin' crazy to be worth it though.
He is on life support in the batcave.
Is anyone ever going to have the balls to make a Batman game without him...
Hmm, probably not. Batman vs joker is the biggest rivalry in the history of comics. I have to agree with plenty of others though, Joker should stay dead. kudos to the person that "seen" that on the tv, very clever. Someone at Rocksteady is grinning right now from that Edit: What if Johnny Charisma is an alias to one of the baddies? Like Joker?
If he's alive, this is the cheapest non-Kojima twist that's ever been done in a game. Don't do it, Rocksteady.
It will be a Joker from another dimension. Batman and Joker, both need each other.
Of fucking course he is. This series is Batman VS Joker.
This is why I don't subscribe to comic book super hero universes, they don't commit to hard hitting stories except rehash BS fan pandering. I mean FFS, if you're going to res him, DON'T KILL HIM IN THE FIRST PLACE.
Batman is nothing without Joker.
A friend of mine is not going to be happy about this if it happens in Arkham Knight. But regardless of what he thinks. Still going to play the game and I will love it! ... I hope.
I'm shocked. Utterly, utterly shocked. Do you see how shocked I am? Who would have guessed DC's most popular character in their most popular videogame franchise wouldn't be dead after all?
I can't believe so many of you guys don't like joker. What the hell I like him more than batman seriously what's there not to like about him? He needs to be the main villain and I hope he is.
No one is really saying they don't like the Joker. But we don't think he needs to be in every game. We want the storyline not to be stupid. We saw him die. The debs on numerous occasions said they wanted a shock ending to AC. They recently reiterated that he is dead and not coming back (except a flashback or something). Plus these theories are just kind of ridiculous.
Interesting...as if any sane person is interested in the story part of western video-games...
Imho, one way of sizing up any protagonist is by looking at the antagonist. The greater the obstacle & the greater the triumph of overcoming that obstacle. The Joker is one of the smartest, meanest & most dangerous foes that ever was, & that is exactly what makes Batman one of the greatest superheroes out there. The Joker will never die!
well if you look at the new harley and how she looks nothing like the harley in previous games. ...its clear that the real harley has been hidden away or something and this new harley is joker thats went too far with his disguise this time....
Thats pretty cool how they hid that in the trailer, if it's true
Joker is dead. Probably some hallucinations by Batman
If Joker is alive even Harley must not know. Isn't she a separate DLC?
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