Warner Bros Announces Batman: Arkham Origins
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment has announced Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, the next instalments of the Batman: Arkham videogame franchise. Batman: Arkham Origins will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3, the Wii U, and Windows PC.
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will be available for the Nintendo 3DS handheld system, and PlayStation Vita. Both titles are scheduled to release worldwide 25th October, 2013.
Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, the first two critically acclaimed games of the franchise. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, players will meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships.
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a 2.5-D game developed by Armature Studio that brings the Batman Arkham experience for the first time to Nintendo and Sony handheld systems. A companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins, players can continue the storyline of the console version and discover more details of the Dark Knight’s past.
Batman: Arkham Origins is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license.
Fans can visit www.batmanarkhamorigins.com for more information about the game.