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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 18, 2011 Add Comments
So today is the day that Batman: Arkham City hits North America, and although fans around the world will also soon have their copies of the game, there may be some people still on the fence about buying the game (but I haven't heard of one, yet). So I wanted to run through some of the great reasons to but the game and stay up all night playing the game.
"You'll get out, eventually. I'm too busy to keep fighting you." -Batman
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 1, 2011 1 Comment
GameSpot has the first news from Rocksteady as E3 kicks off shortly. It was revealed today that Catwoman will not only be aiding Batman in Batman: Arkham City, but also be a playable character. This is different than how the Joker was playable in Arkham Asylum as Catwoman will be playable during the story mode of the game. There was also a trailer released with this news.
Rocksteady again crammed a number of easter eggs in this trailer with hints to…
Tags: bane, batman: arkham city, catwoman, e3, gcpd, joker, maxie zeus, ratcatcher, rocksteady
POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON March 6, 2010 Add Comments
Welcome once again, my bat brothers and sisters to Creator Spotlight. Zach here as usual, and this time I will be admiring the prolific and underrated career of the writer Alan Grant. So join me as we take a trip down memory lane and look back at the Scotsman’s career. Enjoy:
Alan Grant is a long time comic book writer, who surprisingly is often mentioned when talking about some of the “great” Batman writers of the last 25 years. Other than…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 17, 2009 2 Comments
We all know that we are only about a week away from the release of Batman: Arkham Asylum. But there have been a lot of rumors surrounding which characters will in fact be in the game. Some of the characters that have been rumored have included: Maxie Zeus, Amygdala, Alfred, Blue Beetle, Catwoman, Firefly, Hugo Strange, Hush, Killer Moth, Mr. Freeze, Penguin, Ra's al Ghul, Ratcatcher, Scarecrow, Tweedledum and Tweedledee. and Two-Face.
Now you are probably thinking to yourself, "Man, that lineup would be awesome." Well, from my perspective do not get your hopes up too fast. Out of the…
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