Batman: Arkham Origins
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today two upcoming games in the Batman Arkhamverse. First is Batman: Arkham Origins for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and Windows PC. Batman: Arkham Origins will feature an expanded Gotham City and will introduce an original storyline that you guessed it happens to be a prequel. Set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City and before the rise of Gotham’s most dangerous criminals. Focusing on a young and unrefined Batman and the events of his early career as a crime fighter that lead him to the path of becoming the Dark Knight. Batman: Arkham Origins is being developed by WB Games Montreal.
Next up for the hand held gaming enthusiasts is Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate for the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a 2.5-D game being developed by Armature Studio and is the first time the Batman Arkham experience will be available on the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will be a companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins. Players will be able to continue the storyline of the console version to discover more details of the Dark Knight’s origin.
Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate are scheduled for a worldwide release on October 25th, 2013. Let us know what you think of this announcement and the fact that neither game is being developed by Rocksteady Studios the developers of the previous Arkham games.