If you're publisher Eidos right now, owned by Square Enix, then you can be nothing but ecstatic with Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham Asylum; it's a Guinness entry after all.
It's one of the "stand-out games this year" says Eidos CEO Phil Rogers. The Xbox 360, PS3 and PC game has shipped over 2.5m units worldwide. The "new benchmark" for superhero.
Batman: Arkham Asylum was developed by UK-based Rocksteady Studios, and was penned by professional Batman writer and five-time Emmy Award-winner, Paul Dini.
"The tremendous critical and commercial success of Batman: Arkham Asylum sets a new benchmark for superhero games," said Martin Tremblay, Warner Bros president.
"Rocksteady Studios created an excellent game and the sales numbers demonstrate how a powerful franchise fused with high-quality production resonates with consumers."
Batman: Arkham Asylum released on Xbox 360 and PS3 late August with the PC version coming later in mid-September. See the trailer below, andon why you should be playing this superhero, super gadget videogame.
Eidos: Batman has shipped "in excess" of 2.5m copies to retailers
22 September 2009 | By Simon Priest