Ever since virtual reality became a thing people were talking about back in the '90s, I have had exactly one question: When will it allow me to leave all you losers in the dust and just hang out with Batman? It's my fondest wish, a dream that I didn't think would ever come true, but now, it seems like we're one step closer.
This week, Warner Bros., DC Entertainment and OTOY Inc. announced that they were working with legendary artist and animator Bruce Timm to recreate the Batcave from Batman: The Animated Series that viewers will be able to enter and explore through technology like the Oculus Rift -- and, in the future, without the use of glasses at all.
We've put a lot of fan-made LEGO creations into the spotlight over the past few years, and usually, they represent the hard work of dedicated fans, using pieces pulled from dozens -- sometimes hundreds -- of sets. As cool as it is to see a towering Arkham Asylum or a motorized Joker's Funhouse, it's always a little bit disappointing that you can't run out to the store and buy one of your own, even if it does reduce the chances of stepping on a LEGO brick in the middle of the night. Now, though, we finally have a chance of gtting one of the coolest LEGO sets I've seen.
It's called "Assault On Wayne Manor," a three-level representation of Batman's ancestral home, complete with his anti-crime basement, full of secret passages, equipment and trophies, and it's up for voting right now on LEGO's Cuusoo project!
Part of the hook of Arkham Asylum and Arkham City was that they put Batman in difficult environments, separate from a workable base of operations (though he did have a sort of mini-Batcave in Asylum).
It looks like WB Games Montreal's new Batman: Arkham Origins will change that up a bit. New screens show that the Batcave will be in the game, though it's not totally clear yet whether it'll be a playable environment or just available in cutscenes. Check out an early look at the Batcave and some high-kicking action after the cut.
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Now available to download on the Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network, the new Batman: Arkham City Batcave challenge map DLC gives players a chance to reclaim Batman's secret inner sanctum from heavily armed Tyger forces. New gameplay footage cap
Batman: Arkham City fans no longer need to politely tolerate our goofy Photoshopped image, new footage from the game's Batcave challenge map DLC is officially online. Over at GameTrailers, players can feast their eyes on roughly 30 seconds from the upcoming invisible predator challenge map, which will pit Batman again
Fans who hit the DC booth at New York Comic Con got a first look at Lego's upcoming Batcave, the second version of the Caped Crusader's blocky abode from a line that's spawned multiple sets and a well-received videogame over the past few years. While the origi
Musicals:Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark actress T.V. Carpio, who plays Arachne in the show has denied rumors that writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been brougt on for a rewrite. Anybody else hope she's wrong?
People: Original art collector William M. Crouch Jr., known as Bill to his friends, died this week at the age of 66.
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