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Video: Batman: Arkham Origins Gameplay Trailer Goes for the Takedown

Posted by Thomas Whitehead

Holy retro Batman cliche, Batman!

With presentations wrapping up — apart from the Nintendo Direct stream — E3 is preparing to open to the public and enter full PR hype mode. We can expect plenty of trailers and info-drops, and Warner Bros. is the latest to jump into the fray with the first gameplay footage of Batman: Arkham Origins, the prequel coming to Wii U in October.

It certainly bears similarities with the wintry urban setting of Batman: Arkham City, although it's a younger Batman taking on a variety of fresh enemies from the DC lore. Showing the storyline of multiple villains having one night to kill Batman, this shows off the in-game engine extensively, rather than bombarding us with more CGI footage.

Check it out below and let us know what you think.

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User Comments (10)

jpxdude

#1

jpxdude said:

Pre-order and play as Deathstroke! Very interesting...however something about it looks slightly rough. Undoubtedly this should be as good as the others in the series.

dumedum

#2

dumedum said:

It looks so beautiful where it says Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo eShop..... <sigh>

Shanksta

#4

Shanksta said:

Joker's voice was much better than I assumed when they said no more Mark Hammill, but he will be missed.

Trikeboy

#8

Trikeboy said:

The voice actors for Batman and Joker sound like a young Kevin Conroy and a young Mark Hamill. Great casting guys.

julienpoo

#9

julienpoo said:

The 3DS games seems to look good, hope it is! I'm bored of not ambitious ports cause it's an handheld... (Sonic Racing, Castlevania firsts to come to my mind)

ILikeRead

#10

ILikeRead said:

i read somewhere that this wasnt coming to wiiu, but now its wiiu and 3ds? people who write articles should get the story straight.

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