Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman: Return to Arkham on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
I'm very excited for this, seeing how I loved the two games last gen. But I do hope they improve the game more than just making it 1080p 60fps. If they do sell this for $40 i will definitely be picking this up.
Stone the crows :O
I have been waiting on this ever since the rumors now it has happened I'm so freaking pumped right now Day One for me.
Who said it's even 60fps, lots of "remastered" games on ps4/xb1 are still 30 fps
Its in a new engine...
Arkham Asylum, I'll be heading there again it seems.
And not on PC ... They must really hate us
It will be exactly the same game that's regularly £3.74 on Steam for either GOTY version and even cheaper elsewhere.
Nope! Its been confirmed many new graphical overhauls made in this version not available even on PC max settings these games are also remastered onto a new engine Unreal Engine 4! :D Beg just like you begged for MKXL PC Beggar Race :^)
@Spyroo What's worse begging for games or begging for legit reviews to be taken off metacritic? Oh wait it doesn't matter because you ps4 kids do both! Keep on making petitions and begging Spyroo.......
Not true at all. The remaster is running Unreal 4 not Unreal 3. Completely different engines.
@Spyroo Based on early comparisons the UE3 engine looks better overall lol http://gearnuke.com/batman-... Plus i doubt the new ones will have Physx on consoles. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
The last batman game is shit on PC. I would say shitter than AC Syndicate
These are more for current consoles being as both were released on last gen with lower quality graphics/detail.
Probably because this is re-released for the new consoles, where the PC version didn't need any updating (In the graphical sense).
Im not sure if that was sarcasm but can't you already play it at 1080p 60fps on pic? :o
the goty editions have been on steam sale for years.
dude i got it for free all these games, and i can easily play it in 4k.
Why would PC gamers need this? We can just scale it to the highest settings that they originally created. The only thing that would make a difference is if they are redoing textures for the games. And it apparently does have better textures and lighting. A comparison for the curious. ( http://imgur.com/a/38lBu) Oh well, I could still play it on my PS4.
You must really hate your money if you would buy something you already have.
PC version doesn't need to be remastered again, play the originals in 1080p60fps (or better)
@ sakattack500 I played them on my PC with an Nvidia graphics card and they ran extremely well. I don't know what you are referring to.
"They..." Are we not all passionate game lovers?
Its very disappointing that this doesn't include Origins. I personally liked that game and didn't understand the backlash it received. It was no different than Asylum and City. Not to mention I want the whole series, not just two of the 3. (Not including Arkham Knight of course. I already have that.)
The whole reason I didn't buy Origins for PS3/360 is because I thought there was no way in hell that it wasn't going to be re-released on ps4 (considering it launched only months before ps4/xb1 release)... I took this approach with many games: Borderlands Preseqel and Beyond:Two Souls... Both have released on PS4. I probably wont buy these again. They're great, but a 1080p/60fps bump is so minuscule when the devs don't go back and update textures..
'Its very disappointing that this doesn't include Origins" I mean....is it? lol I'm sorta not that surprised it doesn't have Origins.
I guess it shouldn't be surprising, but still disappointing. When all is said done, i didn't experience any bad glitches while playing it. The story was interesting. The gameplay was exactly the same as Asylum and City. The graphics were nice. I just don't get the hate for that game. Is it simply because it was made by a different company? If so, thats a crappy reason to hate on a pretty good game.
Maybe over time, folks will see Origins like FFVIII or Resident Evil 3. Hated because its not like the better ones prior to, loved years later when we find out things could be worse lol. I feel in hindsight when we have no more great Batman games, maybe folks will lighten up. Its how I feel about RE3 and FFVIII now. I mean...after FFXIII, FFVIII just isn't as bad as I might have thought as a child, same with RE3, after RE5 and RE6 not even BEING RE games, maybe I was a bit rough on RE3 in hindsight. Things could be worse I guess.
I'm assuming this bundle only includes the Rocksteady developed games, hence why no Origins. Either that, or WB didn't feel like dishing out the cash to Virtuos to remaster Origins.
Unless they had Origins I will pass
Looks like the graphics are improved a bit. The contrast seems a lot better + there are new textures all over the place (for instance, the batsuit). I wish this would make it to PC, at least in the form of a texture and contrast update. I need somethin to get back into the games, I've finished them both dozens of times.
looks good, just waiting for the pre load date!
If it's $5.99 I'll get it, lol. There should be a discount if you already own these games a bunch of times.
How bizarre that they left out PC, considering its being remastered in UE4 it wouldn't be too difficult to release on Windows.
dude the game looks worse in UE4 if i had a PC I think I'll play it on steam http://gearnuke.com/wp-cont... http://gearnuke.com/wp-cont... http://gearnuke.com/wp-cont... http://gearnuke.com/wp-cont...
Interesting, it does look slightly upscaled and washed out in UE4 so not much of a remaster from looking at those screens. Guess I will have to judge it hands on.
Given how poorly both Rocksteady and WB (not including Iron Galaxy because they apparently only had a few weeks to do the port and only 12 people worked on it) handled the PC port of Arkham Knight, I'm not surprised that they left a PC port out.
Lol completely forgot about that incident, so yes makes sense to leave out a PC port. Thankfully Arkham Knight is finally playable on PC. Better late than never i guess.
Another remaster? Man at first I was fine with them but now i'm realizing this gen is the generation of remakes
Because we didn't get ports last generation? You sure bud? LMFAO! Showing you're age son.
Yeah we didn't get ports of Grand theft auto, Gran Turismo, Halo,Midnight Club, God Of war True crimes, metal gear solid Final Fantasy X, Time Splitters etc.. 2 years into the PS3 and Xbox 360 lifecycle Ps3's first Remastered Ps2 game didn't come out till 2009 with GOW
Your right, we got BF2, Burnout Revenge, Call Of Duty 2, Tony Hawk Wasteland, Gun, Need For Speed Most Wanted, Oblivion (considering it already released on PC BEFORE it released on 360), Final Fantasy XI, Hitman Blood Money, The Godfather, Phantasy Star Universe etc. Whats funny, is you're list of games ie Grand Theft Auto III, VC and SA got ported to PS3 and 360, Halo got ported to PC, God Of War got a collection last gen, Metal Gear Solid released as a collection on PS3 and I believe 360, clearly FFX also released last gen as a port too. As to why you are fixated on this "2 years into" is beyond me. You do know that the prices of Bluray disk lowered from the start of the gen to the ending right? The couldn't even afford to make those games on Bluray during the start of that gen, but we STILL got ports during the start of it of many titles. You are seeing it differently this gen due to Bluray being established, BOTH PS4 and XONE using x86 and ALL having HDDs included. . "2 years into the PS3 and Xbox 360 lifecycle Ps3's first Remastered Ps2 game didn't come out till 2009 with GOW" LMFAO! For a FACT that is wrong. The Godfather released on PS2, FIRST then re-released on PS3 in 2007. Splinter Cell Double Agent also re-released on PS3, AFTER its PS2 release. http://www.ign.com/games/th... LOL! Ninja Gaiden Sigmia released on PS3 in 2007,. AFTER its XBOX release. Guess we are going to pretend that The Orange Box didn't release either in 2007 huh bud? LOL! XB had Half Life 2, it was ported in 2007 for Both X360 and PS3. Whats even funnier, is PSN DECEMBER OF 2006 HAD Playstation 1 titles. Maybe you better start looking up you're history of ports bud, as it seems you don't know much about re-releases. Buddy, 29 PS1 titles were ported to PS3 before you're little date of 2009. You sure you know what you're talking about? You better start googling bud, as what you are saying for a fact is wrong. "Yeah we didn't get ports of" "2 years into the PS3 and Xbox 360" yes... for a damn fact, the very first day of release we got em bud. Seriously research you're gaming history as its strange to state something so absolute, with zero research to even see if you're even wrong. When didn't a company NOT want to make money on re-releases? I mean...that is a better question lol The only times we got so few of them, was because of expensive formats, once formats got cheaper, you saw publishers all seeking to port and re-releases their collections to fans. That isn't new, again...it happened last gen. And no, I don't care if you consider it a "remaster" or not ,a port is a port, the degree of matters not to me. A re-release, is a re-release, regardless of the degree of (only exception to that is a FULL ON REMAKE in which I would see as a new game) As a person that literally collects games, I'm telling you, you are factually wrong about you're statements. Publishers will always repackage their older titles to sell on newer generations to make some money. Will CD's not have tribute albums? Collections? Will films not have 4K or 8K restorations of? Sooooo why did you think gaming was excluded to this business model? It was here for GENERATIONS! For gods sake, my first time playing Chrono Trigger and FFV was from a PORT of the NES version to Playstation 1. On NES, I even played the older Mario Bros as ports on NES Sooooooo don't know what you're talking about.
lol you went into all that trouble to write that....
@2pacalypsenow- "lol you went into all that trouble to write that...." I think its funny you think thoroughly posting something is um "trouble". Not sure why folks play the "being is Ignorant is kool doe" card when they are confronted with facts. If you want to prove a point, actually seek to prove it thoroughly. Someone proving you dead wrong is now suddenly "trouble" huh? I'd rather thoroughly post facts as typing a post to me isn't "trouble" at all, then ignorantly guess and assume and pull the "its kool to be a fool" card. I don't get this concept of willful ignorance. I'm not calling you stupid, you basically are calling yourself that. Don't bother replying if facts are too much "trouble" for you. Why even post if that is you're stance on attending "fool school"? lol. Nice cop out bud. Facts are nice...get use to them.
I knew they'd be more than a normal remaster and I was right. It's great to see a company put some effort into these remasters instead of just porting them over with minor changes.
And what makes this different from the generic ' better graphics and resolution with all dlc'
Is it more than a normal remaster? Heck to my eyes it doesn't even look like a decent remaster. Bluepoint did a great job w/ the Uncharted remasters, there were noticeable upgrades & updates to keep the series in line, but I'm not seeing much here. Maybe I've gotta see it in full motion on a console, but the trailer itself doesn't look much different from my memories of the games in their original form, aside from being slightly sharper.
Great games, wouldn't buy again but really good for people who didn't try. PS3 > PS4 upgrade is just not worth it for me, PS2 > PS3 makes sense though.
Will they be 3d again?
That's good for people who haven't played it and would like to play it. It looks about the same as the PC versions and is being ported by a Chinese studio that apparently helped with uncharted 4.
* Not excited about this at all. The last two Batman games weren't that amazing and Batman v Superman + those have lowered my excitement for anything Batman for the time being. I need a 2-3 year break from anything Batman before I get excited about it again. It has kind of lost its appeal.
It's ok to be excited but they are remasters, same games with a shiny coat of paint. If anything they should be more focused in delivering what ever it is they are working on instead of remasters, but they will sell and thus the cycle will continue.
Too bad it doesn't include the second best Arkham game, AO after AA.
One of the most overrated series from generation 7 remade.... I can barely control myself..
They aren't overrated at all. I'll agree that the combat os overrated. I really dislike the tapping of a single buttong and pointing in a direction to take out a group of enemies. I'm more of a Ninja Gaiden/God of War 3rd person combat system fan. But even with the combat system, these are still great games.
This is an instant buy for me... On steam.... On my pc.... 2 years ago.
i want to play the first game. after that this series was over for me open world means more side quests and less focused story experience so i will pick this collection up once its under $15 just to play the first game again
More remakes. Great
No thanks. I have the remastered games. It's called PC versions.
Crap without Origins
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