Batman: Arkham City Summary
It isn't unheard of to see big-name publications given exclusive rights to the reveal of a big title, and that's what IGN France seem to be teasing today.
As expected, Rocksteady isBatman: Arkham Knight on Steam today, and to entice gamers into purchasing it, the studio is giving away free games and content.
In awith developer the studio reveals how the finale of Batman: Arkham City was envisioned "almost from the start," and they looked at what would "lead to that point."
It's the very ending that the team "jump off from," and we get into the new Batman: Arkham Knight, and we deal with the "fallout from those events." Also, what's up with the new suit?
Rocksteady is finishing their trilogy of the Arkham series, and they're excited to be able to combine the level of detail of Arkham Asylum and the open world approach of Arkham City. The art team can 'just go for it'.
Batman: Arkham Knight ditches the asylum and the walled off Arkham for the full Gotham City. Rocksteady also say they're their own 'inspiration' because of the trajectory set.
UPDATE: Next Game Informer issue features Batman: Arkham Knight. Prepares 4 minute debut trailer for 10.00 AM Central Time. Set in new area of Gotham City 'far larger' than Arkham.
The Batmobile is a 'core element' of Arkham Knight with streets made much wider to accommodate the iconic vehicle that until now had only been briefly used as a set piece in the Arkham series.
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Ahead of an official reveal by WB Games, retailer GAME has started taking pre-orders for Rocksteady's new game 'Batman: Arkham Knight'. It's billed as the "explosive finale" in the Arkham series.
According to the listing, we'll be facing off against Batman's "most notorious foes" as Scarecrow unites them. What's more interesting is the inclusion of the driveable Batmobile.