Rocksteady is poised to leave the Batman Arkham series behind it, and while that may disappoint some fans, it's the best move for all involved.
If their heart isn't in it to make another Batman game, I'll support them. It can get monotonous spending years working on the same IP over and over. However, and I may be in the minority here, but I do feel that the Suicide Squad is the wrong IP to move to. There's so many better options out there. This may be one of those situations where they started working on it years ago when it was cool and now after the movies have come out and mostly sucked, it's too late for them to change directions. Just have to go with it.
I think Suicide Squad has potential though. I mean, the movie wasn't great, but the team has recently done well in other media forms. Unlike a lot of comicbook team-ups, the Suicide Squad has a regularly-changing membership and provides the freedom to kill off key characters, making it one of the more flexible IPs available. This may allow Rocksteady to tell the story they want to tell more than other existing IPs.
Arkham Knight is the best batman yet for me.. The Batmobile gameplay was great.. I bought the game a little later, due to people complaining there are too much Batmobile missions and the game is focusing on that only.. Well they were full of shit.. It adds another dimension to the game.. I have platinum trophy in it
Suicide Squad as a game seems refreshing title. I felt so happy with seeing the tease and I don't know why.
I’d agree with what you say, but it’s Rocksteady if any developer can make a good superhero/villain game. Then Rocksteady is the team to do it, even if the movie may have been a flop.
I hate the mentality of moving on to another game just for the sake of moving on.. if they can keep the game fresh and fun keep them coming.. the dev team never disappointed me with the Batman series so why wouldn’t I want to play another Batman game, especially if it can be released close to the launch of next gen consoles..
Mario and many other long lasting series still works, so why not? The (in)famous COD series as well. As long the devs are good and find inspiration doing them.
Well it isn’t just about your personal enjoyment of a game series. If the devs are tired of working on one series, one main protagonist for the past 10 years, then that’s all the reason they need to move on. If the devs aren’t inspired, then they aren’t going to make a good game.
why towards suicide squad tho as if there weren't any less shit characters
I remember people criticising Guerilla for moving on from Killzone. Then we got Horizon. Sometimes, if things are getting stale it’s best all around to try something new.
C'mon give me a Superman game. It's way overdue.
If it counts we're gonna beat the crap out of Supes in Suicide Squad before the inevitable plot twist where they team up with him to stop whatever actual villain. Superman though is too overpowered.
I honestly hope the combat changes like how assassins creeds combat has changed. I loved the assassins creed franchise as a stealth based game. I always hated the combat. That's why I couldn't get into any of the batman games. It's just two buttons and the combat gets super repetitive. I like actual skill based gameplay. I guess the original Demon's Souls and all the other souls games have made it so I can't play simple combat games like the batman ones and have fun. That's also why I enjoyed the newer assassins creed games. I guess it's just my opinion and I understand I'm in the minority in this franchise. I also loved shadow of mordor and shadow of War for everything but the combat if that makes sense. I've also been saying it for years, actually before suicide squad came out that DC should just make movies with the main characters being the villains against the heroes. It would be the only way they could actually compete with marvel at this point because if they make movies just like marvel does such as aquaman And shazaam, which I enjoyed personally, people just get tired of the same old formula that marvel beat to death. I didn't even think about the games, but it would be awesome. Plus DC movies tend to be on the darker side anyways.
To suicide squad though? Seems like wasted talent to me. I was hoping for an original IP. Rocksteady is too good to be that kind of generic DC puppet studio. I’ll reserve judgement for when I see the game but I have no interest in suicide squad in general. I will buy anything rocksteady makes though.
I agree wholeheartedly that is better to make a new videogame franchise or game proyect than to run a franchise to the ground. Look at Konami did to Metal Gear, or how I10 just keeps making Forza games and that's it.....
I'm fine with Suicide Squad, especially since Rocksteady doesnt make bad games. My only worry here, and maybe the reason this IP was picked, is multiplayer. I'm worried they are going to focus on MP. Guess we will find out on the 22nd.
Well it is about time they announced something. I’m assuming this game should drop in 2021 sometime.
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