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

Last Year's Portable Batman Hits Consoles and PC in April

Two Batman games came out last year. The big console version, Batman: Arkham Origins, came from a new development studio. That game's overshadowed, on-the-go semi-sequel Batman: Arkham Origins: Blackgate came from Armature, a collective of creators who helped make the great Metroid Prime games. Previously released only … » 2/20/14 10:00am 2/20/14 10:00am

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: The Kotaku Review

What took so long? I'm not talking about a LEGO Marvel game. LEGO getting the Marvel license is a relatively new development, all things considered. They announced it in 2011, video game in 2013 — that's fairly quick turnaround for a game as massive in scope as LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. » 11/07/13 11:30am 11/07/13 11:30am

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

Mad Max’s First Gameplay Trailer Looks Hopeless, in a Good Way

The thing about the Mad Max movies is that it looks like somebody already tried to save the world and failed at it. And what we see are the terrible remains. The newest trailer for Avalanche Studios’ Mad Max puts its headbutting, car-combat action smack dab in the middle of that world. Thank goodness. Granted, it's… » 7/15/13 10:20am 7/15/13 10:20am

Today Is A G'Day: Mad Max Will Have Aussie Protagonist After All

When Stephen saw it or, rather, heard it, Mad Max's characters had no Australian accents and developers Avalanche Studios had no plans to include them, upsetting Mad Max devotees of all national origins. That posture has been officially reversed. » 7/02/13 3:30pm 7/02/13 3:30pm