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People "have the right to be cynical" about Batman: Arkham Origins
Posted: 19.06.2013 10:44 by Simon Priest Comments: 2
WB Games Montreal is behind Batman: Arkham Origins, not franchise creator Rocksteady, and so creative director Eric Holmes says people "have the right to be cynical" about what type of game this will be.

He implores those who can to try it out at event booths, and that fans will see it's "authentic and uses the same underpinnings" as the Arkham series. There's plenty to draw a crowd with.

Gadgets are a huge focus for Batman and WB Games Montreal are pulling any punches, but it's their story they feel strongly about that while impress Batman fans.

"I would say that people have the right to be cynical; they have the option to be cynical," Holmes told GameSpot.

"Come and play the game at one of these events where we bring the game. And I think as soon as you've got the pad in your hand, you're going to see that this game is authentic and uses the same underpinnings and core mechanics of the previous Arkham games." There are plenty of new tactical options for Batman gamers.

"And I think we have a great story…I can't tell you too much about…but I can tell you I'm really excited about our story," he said. "I think it's a very important Batman story and I think fans are going to love that probably more than any other thing in the game." Arkham Origins explores Batman's early crime fighting days and how he made a name for himself.

Rocksteady meanwhile is believed to be working on a stylish Batman prequel due possibly in 2014.

Batman: Arkham Origins releases on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC October 25th.

Source: GameSpot
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Comments

By herodotus (SI Herodotus) on Jun 20, 2013
herodotus
In the end it will sell by the truck load. Whether it is better DX11-optimised for PC is at the top of my questions.
By FoolWolf (SI Elite) on Jun 20, 2013
FoolWolf
In the end - people have rights - whether you like it or not, but your point is valid - but for me - Batman games can only get better. Speaking as a PC gamer.