Comic-Con 2013: ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ First Impressions

Batman Arkham Origins Gameplay First Impressions

There have been a lot of questions leading up to the release of Batman: Arkham Origins, mostly pertaining to the gameplay since Rocksteady Games, the developer behind both Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, decided to take a bow out of the franchise and leave Warner Bros. Games Montreal in charge. At Comic-Con 2013, I got to get my first hands-on look at the prequel to one of the most acclaimed video game franchises of all time. See whether Origins is up to snuff on its predecessors after the jump. Continue reading

Comic-Con 2013: Batman: Arkham Origins Panel Reveals New Skins and Villain

Batman Arkham Origins Copperhead Trailer Screenshot 4

Gamers excited for Batman: Arkham Origins got a real treat at Comic-Con 2013 this year. Not only were fans treated to appearances by the director of the game, Eric Holmes, as well as Roger Craig Smith and Troy Baker, the newest voices of Batman and the Joker, respectively, but they were also greeted by Geoff Johns, Chief Creative Officer of DC Comics. Those expecting to play the game October 25 were given a sneak peak at new skins available for download as well as one of the villains that has yet to be seen. Check out the panel recap after the break. Continue reading