‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Out Today

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 1:13 pm

In the U.S. it’s odd to peer a non-Nintendo game released on any day aside from than a Tuesday. Warner Bros., however, has decided to buck the fad and release Batman: Arkham Origins today, a Friday, for consoles and PC. The move may have something to do with the approaching release of Battlefield 4 and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag on Tuesday, October 29

The game is the third inside the critically acclaimed series that began with Batman: Arkham Asylum and continued with Batman: Arkham City. Origins is a prequel to these games, featuring a tender Bruce Wayne masquerading as an inexperienced Batman. Villain Black Mask takes the role ob big bad, leading a team of classic Batman villains (including The Joker, Bane, Penguin, and Deadshot) in an try and assassinate Batman on Christmas Eve. The sport happens in an open-world Gotham City this is larger than the town section seen in in Arkham City.

As shown within the game’s launch trailer, Origins plays much because the previous games within the series have. Batman will use his bat-suit and an assortment of gadgets to resolve mysteries, take down villains, and bash within the heads of henchmen. The Batman: Arkham combat style, which has since been copied by many action games lately, have been further refined.

In addition to Origins, Warner Bros. today also released Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, a handheld companion game with regards to the console and PC game. Blackgate occurs after the events of Origins and adapts the series for play in a 2-d/3-d hybrid style. It’s far available today for both PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS.

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