Batman Arkham City
With Batman donning a new suit that stores and releases kinetic energy in the Wii U ported Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition, it only seems fair that his playable co-star Catwoman might also stand to upgrade her tech, right? With Catwoman's flashy new blue lightning-y claws matching Batman's similarly glowing gauntlets, it appears so. Of course, that's not the only change to Selina Kyle's signature catsuit. Compared to her original costume, her new armor leaves a lot mo
Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why each and every week, we turn to you, to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: What do you have against video games? You use even highly acclaimed ones (like the Arkham series and Max Payne) as a watchword for bad storytelling, with no further explanation evidently needed. Why the hate? -- Ben, via email
A: I've gotten a lot of Ask Chris ques
Following last month's rumors that Rocksteady Studios had begun working on a DC Comics title featuring Batman (and maybe the Justice League) set in the Silver Age, fans of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City have been searching for whatever clues they can about the supposed 2014 release. For his part, longtime animation and comics scribe and writer for the first two games has at least cleared up that he won't be penning the story for the
Following up its line of Batman: Arkham Asylum action figures, Square Enix is set to put its stamp on its video game sequel, Batman: Arkham City, with new Play Arts Kai versions of Batman and Catwoman. Recently debuting on Square Enix's Japanese online store, the individual figures are currently available for preorder for ¥5,800, which is about $73
Fans waiting on Rocksteady's followup to Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City may want to brace for a timewarp. According to Variety, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment will once again team with Rocksteady for a Batman game, only this title will rewind to the Silver Age and could includ
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It's safe to say by now that Batman: Arkham City is widely considered to be one of the best comic book-based video games ever created. The game's been available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC since late 2011, but has yet to appear on a Nintendo console. That's