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How's It Going?: Batman Edition

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DC FanDome is going on this weekend and as a result, my Twitter feed is filled with DC news, announcements, trailers and memes. Also a lot of Batman. We have a new Batman movie, a different Batman will be in the new Flash movie, a new Batman in that Gotham Knights game and a new version of the hero in the comics. I might argue that there is too much Batman. Too many Batmen, if you will.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of Batman and his villains. But I do often wish DC didn’t go back to the Batman well so often, so frequently. I will make an exception for a new LEGO Batman film. You can go back to that Dark Knight well as much as you want if it gets me a LEGO Batman sequel.

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I will say it has been nice this weekend to have moments where I just watched big new movie trailers and teasers and thought about big, blockbuster films instead of the world being on fire and dying.

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How’s it going? Why doesn’t Batman dance anymore? Also, my theater near me is opening up soon and while I miss movies in theaters, there is no way I’m going to sit in a theater anytime soon.

Kotaku Weekend Editor | Zack Zwiezen is a writer living in Kansas. He has written for GameCritics, USgamer, Kill Screen & Entertainment Fuse.

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hutmaniac
Darth Sunshine

I’ve found this to be an effective coping strategy.

I would love to go see a movie, but yeah... It’s gonna be a while before I go to a theater again.

Speaking of Batman, coincidentally I just started the Telltale game. Say what you will about the gameplay and glitches, but their stories always did a great job of making me care about the characters, and it’s amazing how forgiving I get with plot or structure issues if I feel invested in the people. I’m really enjoying the focus on Bruce Wayne in this one.