HANDS-ON WITH BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS

Arkham origins review001Batman has been adapted into dozens of games, but the one franchise that has made players feel like they ARE Batman is the Arkham series. The first title in the series, Arkham Asylum, dropped players into a fully realized Gotham continuity. That game wasn’t intended to cash in on the latest film or TV show, it was its own world. No origin story either; it assumed that the Player was already a bat-fan before they even picked up the controller. While the first game didn’t need a sequel, Arkham City came along and let players use the same mechanics, but in a free-roaming style through a much larger section of Gotham City. Rather than continuing the same story, the next installment in the series, Arkham Origins, is a prequel that depicts a young Batman in his first encounter with Gotham’s Super-villains. We got our hands on the game and spoke with some of the voice talent and developers behind the project.  Continue Reading

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