Today on Highlight Reel we have mopey piano solos, merciful titans, Let It Die boss battles, great Halo 5 shots and much more.
“My only regret is I didn’t do more,” the Joker cackles, in this terrific scene from newish PS4 game Batman: Arkham VR. The Bat-computer is listing all of the crimes that the Joker has been convicted of. Torture... unlicensed dentistry... arson... even improper labeling of meat products. That bastard.
A wall covered in writing in Batman Arkham Knight that baffled thousands of players for months was a brazen Easter Egg teasing October’s Arkham VR. It was hiding nearly in plain sight for nine months, ever since development studio Rocksteady snuck it into Arkham Knight via some DLC in January.
The hero of Batman: Arkham VR is a little clumsy. His hands shake from time to time. He sometimes drops his Batarangs. He doesn’t drive his own Batmobile, and he spends a lot of time standing in place as other people move around him.
In another sign that the competition between expensive virtual reality headsets will be waged as a platform war, ads for the PlayStation VR releases tied to the Batman Arkham and Resident Evil series indicate they will be exclusive to Sony’s VR offering for quite some time.
During E3 2016, Patrick Klepek told us what it was like to be Batman in virtual reality. Now the official fan reactions trailer for Batman: Arkham VR for the PS4 shows us flashes of gameplay between shots of excited Comic-Con attendees. You’re Batman.