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VGA 2009: Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 Trailer

Posted in PlayStation 3, Warner Bros. Interactive, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 13, 2009 by James Love

After officially being unveiled at the VGA’s, we’ve got the new trailer of Arkham Asylum 2 straight from the VGA’s to show you after the jump.

The trailer shows off the world outside the gates of Arkham, with the new game possibly expanding in and encompassing the whole city of Gotham.

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Warner Games to Publish Arkham Asylum 2 [Update]

Posted in PlayStation 3, Warner Bros. Interactive, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 13, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Update: Full PR added after the break.

Original Story: Warner Bros. Interactive has confirmed that they will be publishing Batman: Arkham Asylum 2.

The original was published by Eidos earlier this Summer, but was taken over by Square Enix in April, with the merger only becoming official as soon as November.

Warner are a lot more keen this time on publishing titles from their own IP stable.

“We are thrilled to build a global game franchise from Batman: Arkham Asylum, which is receiving an incredible response from gamers and Batman fans around the world,” said WB Interactive head Martin Tremblay.

Despite the change of publisher though, Rocksteady will still be developing the sequel to one of this year’s best games.

“We are honoured to create the next chapter in this compelling story and promise to deliver another game worthy of the Dark Knight,” said game director Safton Hill. The studio beat off Naughty Dog and Infinity Ward to name a few to win Best Studio at the VGAs last night.

AA2 was announced at the event, with the Joker and Harley Quinn returning, with the teaser hinting that Arkham has become Gotham City itself.

Find our review of the first game here.

From MCV.

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Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 Announced

Posted in PlayStation 3, Square Enix, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 13, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

We dont undertstand what has happened, but we think Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 has just been revealed at the VGAs 09.

Developer is Rocksteady once again

More soon.

Rocksteady Hints At Batman Sequel

Posted in Eidos, Official PlayStation Magazine, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on October 31, 2009 by Chris Hawke

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Speaking in Issue 38 of Official Playstation Magazine (out now), Sefton Hill replied to the question of whether gamers would see a sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum by saying this:

‘I’m not really allowed to comment on that, but there are definitely lots of exciting stories to tell in Batman’s world, and I can say that we’re really privileged to work on it, and excited about future possibilities.’

Maybe we’ll see the dank walls of Arkham Asylum again, or even a full-blown sandbox adventure in Gotham.

GOONL!NE Review: Batman: Arkham Asylum

Posted in PlayStation 3, Reviews, Square Enix Europe (Eidos), Xbox 360 with tags , on September 4, 2009 by James Love

Arkham Asylum boxart

Developer: Rocksteady
Publisher:
Eidos
Also on:
Xbox 360
Console Played on:
PlayStation 3
Release Date:
Friday August 28th 2009
Age Rating:
BBFC 15, PEGI 16

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Batman Swoops In For New Guinness World Record

Posted in PlayStation 3, Square Enix Europe (Eidos), Xbox 360 with tags , , , on August 28, 2009 by James Love

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We’re sure by now many of you out there have played Arkham Asylum and realised how fantastic it is, but if you remain undecided, the Dark Knight of Gotham has been awarded a Guinness World Record for the ‘Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever’, with some bat-tastically good scores.

Metacritic have announced that to date Batman: Arkham Asylum has the highest ever average review score out of any superhero game to be released with an average of 91.67 from reviews around the world.

The game flew into shops in the UK today on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with the PS3 version of the game recieving exclusive DLC allowing you to play as the Joker. If you haven’t got the game already, we sug-jest you get out there and buy it.

We would love it if anyone out there could come up with more comic book hero puns for us to Marvel at.

Huh? Huh??? PR is after the jump. You lot wouldn’t know funny if it slapped you.

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Batman: Arkham Asylum Launch Trailer Released

Posted in PlayStation 3, Square Enix Europe (Eidos), Xbox 360 with tags , , on August 25, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Batman Arkham AsylumEidos sent us over a brand new trailer for Batman: Arkham Asylum yesterday. The launch trailer for the game, basically.

Catch it after the jump for your viewing pleasure.

It’s out on Friday for the PS3 and Xbox 360. It was released today in the US.

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