Time for a warmer Bat-suit, Master Bruce. The upcoming story-based DLC—presumaby the one being prioritized over fixing the bugs players have been complaining about—for Batman: Arkham Origins will focus on the first appearance of Mr. Freeze in the Batman video game continuity. And, according WB Games exec Ames Kirshen,… » 2/25/14 4:15pm 2/25/14 4:15pm

What A Strange Place For A Batman: Arkham Origins Crossover

With the recent release of the third game in the award-winning Batman: Arkham series upon us, there are plenty of places I'd expect the Dark Knight and friends to be showing up this week. As collectible characters in mobile sensation Puzzle & Dragons was not one of them. » 10/29/13 2:30pm 10/29/13 2:30pm

Arkham Origins Benchmarked: How's Your PC Handling The Batman?

With Warner Bros Games Montréal handling development, many fans were worried that Arkham Origins wouldn't (couldn't?) live up to its Rocksteady-produced predecessors. As is often the case with console-oriented releases, PC gamers were burdened with the extra concern of whether to expect a quality port. » 10/29/13 10:40am 10/29/13 10:40am

Today's New Batman Games Tease A Very Cool Possible Sequel

We don't want to ruin any of the surprises in the new Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Origins: Blackgate games today—not if you don't want to be spoiled. But if you do want to know about the very exciting future of the franchise that both games are teasing, keep reading. That was a spoiler warning. Got it?… » 10/25/13 1:00pm 10/25/13 1:00pm

Batman: Arkham Origins: The Kotaku Review

Troy Baker's Joker voice is one of the best things about Batman: Arkham Origins. But it’s also a disturbingly reverent impersonation of Mark Hamill's take on the Clown Prince of Crime. Therein lies the conundrum of the latest video game featuring the Dark Knight. » 10/25/13 12:00pm 10/25/13 12:00pm

How To Beat Deathstroke, Batman: Arkham Origins' Most Annoying Boss

Deathstroke is one of the eight assassins sent to kill Batman in Batman: Arkham Origins, so he should be a formidable opponent. The problem is, he's a bit too tough, resulting in a pretty frustrating boss fight. Take a look at the video above for how to get through it. » 10/25/13 10:40am 10/25/13 10:40am

One of the villains hunting the Dark Knight in Batman: Arkham Origins must hate water. Revealed during the game's spotlight panel during this past weekend's New York Comic-Con, the Electrocutioner is one of the super-assassins looking to collect a bounty on Batman's head. It's a safe bet that some of that electrified… » 10/14/13 9:20am 10/14/13 9:20am

The New Voice Of The Joker Killed It At Comic Con

Troy Baker, who has replaced Mark Hamill as the Joker in the next big Batman Arkham video game, and who has replaced Nolan North as the ubiquitous voice-actor who seems to star in every other major game, read some lines at New York Comic Con yesterday. And not just any lines. Some lines the great Alan Moore wrote for… » 10/13/13 9:30am 10/13/13 9:30am