One of the best parts of Rocksteady’s Arkham series is how expertly the games exploited Batman ‘s greatest asset — the greatest rogue’s gallery in all of comic books. Many of Batman’s opponents are as enthralling, if not moreso, than Bruce Wayne himself, and Rocksteady knew it. From iconic nemeses such as The Joker and Scarecrow to lesser known criminals including The Mad Hatter and Deadshot, Rocksteady scoured the inmates of Blackgate Prison and Arkham Asylum to consistently surprise fans with a cavalcade of psychopaths and gangsters. Although the next Arkham game is rumored to be a prequel set during the Silver Age, there are still plenty of baddies — new and old — that deserve an appearance in the series. We poured over our favorite Bat villains who are yet to make a tangible appearance in Arkham Asylum and Arkham City , and humbly present your most desired evildoers. The Black Mask First Appearance: Batman #386 Real Name: Roman Sionis Specialty: Organized crime, making people do stuff ( Edit: Black Mask can actually be fought in the Robin DLC, it turns out
Prepare to be slightly, mildly confused.
People are already doing hacking that involves the PS Vita, but the hacking is taking place on a PS3. Apparently PS3 firmware 3.55 sees the Vita as a mobile phone, and that somehow allows the portable to play games via its Remote Play feature. Ideally, we could play all PS3 games on the Vita via Remote Play. That doesn’t work yet, unfortunately.
This is fun! A supposedly leaked trailer billing itself as ” Batman: Arkham City – Warner Bros – Trailer Fight” has made its way to French video-sharing site Kewego . The approximately 2-minute clip features our fearless Dark Knight beating up baddies with … the Joker
Wondering what those announced, but mostly unseen DC Direct gaming figures look like? We spotted them this morning at the NY Comic Con, casually posing in a glass case.
It turns out the new Batman: Arkham City game recently announced by Rocksteady in Game Informer has been in the planning stages for a while — there are hints in Batman: Arkham Asylum that the cape and cowl adventure would expand its borders.
Yesterday in Los Angeles, a tournament for the ages was held. Long will mankind speak of the Classic Tetris World Championship and the name Jonas Neubauer will be inexplicably linked with the event as its first victor. You can watch all the exciting action filmed at the Downtown Independent Theater in the video above
My kid’s supposed to be going to school today, but he deliberately decided to get spots all over his body. Nevertheless, other children are on their way to get educated after a summer of decadent laziness, and Electronic Arts is celebrating with a “back to school” sale on iTunes. Here is a handy list of all the deals: Trivial Pursuit – £1.19 / $1.99 / €1.59 Skate It – 59p / 99c / €0.79c Need for Speed Undercover – £1.79 / $2.99 / €2.39 Scrabble – £1.19 / $1.99 / €1.59 SimCity Deluxe (US only) – $4.99 Rock Band – £2.99 / $4.99 / €3.99 Battleship – 59p / 99c / €0.79c FIFA World Cup – 59p / 99c / €0.79c The Sims 3 World Adventures – £1.79 / $2.99 / €2.39 Command & Conquer: Red Alert – £1.79 / $2.99 / €2.39 NCAA Football – £2.99 / $4.99 / €3.99 NBA Live – £1.79 / $2.99 / €2.39 Boggle – 59p / 99c / €0.79c Some of these deals look pretty tempting, even if these prices are what the games should probably be costing in the first place.