Batman: Arkham Knight

In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect.
EU & US Release date: 23 Jun, 2015

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Over 7 minutes of gameplay in latest Batman: Arkham Knight trailer

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A new gameplay tease has been posted by WB Games and Rocksteady for Batman: Arkham Knight. There's over 7 minutes worth of footage captured from the PS4 version of the game, but don't mind that.

What we're really looking at is the meat of Arkham Knight's moment-to-moment thug beat-downs. From the trailer, our chained combo skills will be put to the test like never before.

Batman: Arkham Insider #2 looks at Batman: Arkham Knight's dual play mechanic

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The second Batman: Arkham Insider video from Rocksteady takes a closer look at the new dual play mechanic, which allows us to seamlessly switch between characters during combat in Batman: Arkham Knight.

It's effectively a tag-team system where an AI takes the role of a sidekick until you switch. The combo multiplier keeps building when you switch allowing for some serious brawls.

Rocksteady showcases The Disruptor, Batman's new weapon in Arkham Knight

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The showpiece reveal in the last trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight was that you could team up with the extended Bat-family to punch goons in the head, but if you study the video a bit more closely you'll also see Batman make use of a brand new weapon.

The Disruptor is Batman's solution to the increasingly well-armed gangs roaming around Gotham, and developer Rocksteady has revealed some interesting information about it in a recent website post.

Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham Insider #1 video dissects gameplay

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What the heck is the Dual Play system in Batman: Arkham Knight? Well, that's looked at in this very first video in a new behind-the-scenes series called 'Batman: Arkham Insider', which has Rocksteady developers dishing the dirt.

We also get to hear how the studio puts together some of their more dramatic scenes, as they breakdown the 'All Who Follow You' trailer. There's no loading screens between areas - it's all seamless.

Arkham Knight Season Pass includes playable Batgirl, in her own prequel story campaign

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Right, so I'm all set up to grumble about the $40/£33 Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass, which Warner Bros. Gleefully announced last week without remembering to detail anything that it contained.

My problem is though, WB has just revealed that the Pass contains Batgirl as a brand new, playable character in “an all new prequel story expansion”. And as one of those awful comic geeks, I can't help but feel pretty exited about that. That's me being part of the problem.

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