Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Rocksteady Announce Robin Is A Playable Character In Batman: Arkham City Challenge Rooms

Rocksteady and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced Robin is a playable character in Batman: Arkham City challenge rooms. the character is currently announced as a USA exclusive for fans who pre-order the game at best buy, on any platform. Robin will have his own unique gadgets, special moves, and the Robin Pre-Order bonus will also bring 2 additional challenge room maps to the game. another announced bonus will be a Red Robin character skin.

Press Release

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today confirmed that Robin will be a fully playable character in the new and improved challenge mode in Batman: Arkham City. The Tim Drake Robin pack is currently available exclusively to North American fans who pre-order the game from Best Buy on any of the platforms for which the game will be available: Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows PC and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

Robin will come complete with his own unique gadgets and special moves, and will be playable in all challenge maps in the game, as well as two additional challenge maps that are included with the pack – Black Mask Hideout and Freight Train Escape. The pack will also contain a bonus Red Robin character skin.

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City – five times larger than the game world in Batman: Arkham Asylum – and the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new, all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.

Batman: Arkham City is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license. Fans can visit www.batmanarkhamcity.com to sign up to receive updates regarding the game and join the discussion on the community site at http://community.batmanarkhamcity.com to participate in forums, read upcoming developer diaries and stay abreast of all the latest Batman: Arkham City news.

About DC Entertainment DC Entertainment, home to such iconic DC Comics properties as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, MAD Magazine, and Fables, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its superheroic characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing over 1,000 comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Comics is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About Rocksteady Studios Ltd
Rocksteady Studios is a multi-award winning videogame developer based in London, England. Located in a spacious, purpose built converted factory, with full motion capture and audio studio capabilities, Rocksteady is an energetic company formed by a core team of senior industry professionals. This creates an ideal balance of drive, talent, proven methods, experience and cutting edge technology to make AAA games. Now employing over 90 people, Rocksteady's mission is to be a highly professional, efficient company whose purpose is to make great games, and have happy and healthy team members. This philosophy is the heart and soul of the company. Rocksteady received the coveted ‘studio of the year’ award at the 2009 VGA awards.

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY software © 2011 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Developed by Rocksteady Studios Ltd. Microsoft, Windows, the Windows Vista Start button, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, Xbox, 'Games for Windows' and the Windows Vista Start button logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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Grasshopper And EA Have Released A Launch Trailer For Shadows Of The Damned

EA and Grasshopper have released a launch trailer for Shadows Of The Damned. the trailer uses in-game action to reveal some of the games story, characters, and bosses.

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Hit X Podcast: All The News From QTE Gamers From Monday 20th June

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  • QTE News: The Re-Cap: News From QTE Gamers From The Weekend Of Saturday 18th And Sunday 19th June http://ow.ly/1dl8f6
  • Its been revealed the Sega hack happened after they had tightened security after the PSN Hack http://ht.ly/5lHoY
  • QTE News: UK Game Charts Top 20: Includes Zumba Fitness, Ocarina Of Time 3D, Duke Nukem Forever, L.A.Noire, Brink http://ow.ly/1dlfN1
  • Hacker Group LulzSec wants to help Sega find those who hacked them, have love for Sega http://ht.ly/5lHrL
  • PS3: New PS3 Model Spotted. CECH-3000B comes out in Japan for ¥34,980, only needs 200 watts, 2.6kg, 320 GB HDD http://ht.ly/5lHuk
  • N64: Shigeru Miyamoto says The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina was at one stage a first person game, Link too good not to appear http://ht.ly/5lHyT
  • QTE News: Konami Have Released A New Gameplay Video For Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD http://ow.ly/1dljOr
  • 360: Microsoft confirms Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will support Kinect, no word on how its used http://ht.ly/5lHBo
  • WiiU: Take Two not interested in straight ports, speculation is no ports of GTA IV or L.A.Noire, new games possible http://ht.ly/5lHF9
  • PS4: Sony's Jack Tretton says the Wii U unveil revealed nothing that requires Sony to quickly release the PS4 http://ht.ly/5lHIv
  • QTE News: Warner Bros. Have Released A Launch Trailer For F.E.A.R.3. http://ow.ly/1dlnSl
  • PS3: Sony's French Playstation Blog reveals the Gran Turismo update 1.10 gets the game ready for DLC http://ht.ly/5lHKO
  • Team Meat have released a post which features many things that didn't end up in Super Meat Boy http://ht.ly/5lHO8
  • QTE News: EA Have Released A New FIFA 12 Developer Diary For Their New Player Impact Engine http://ow.ly/1dlrxV
  • PS3: The new model PS3 is reported to come with new security features in the BluRay drive, stops copied discs working http://ht.ly/5m80a
  • The ESRB have rated Worms Crazy Golf for PC and PS3. game was originally released on Java for mobile phones http://ht.ly/5m8lI
  • Interceptor Entertainment reveal they are working on an Unreal 3 remake of Duke Nukem 3D, out this year + much more http://ht.ly/5m8Nk
  • Avalanche reveal they are working on an unannounced AAA title for a next gen system, says at least 1 new console out 2014 http://ht.ly/5m8Te
  • Namco Bandai reveal Tales of Vesperia is not coming out on PS3 in the West due to an exclusivity agreement with Microsoft http://ht.ly/5maWE
  • QTE News: Rising Star Games Have Released A Gameplay Trailer For Pucca Power Up http://ow.ly/1dlD04
  • QTE News: ][ Games Announce Dyad For The PS3 PSN, An 1080p 60fps Abstract Racing Game http://ow.ly/1dlD03
  • An animated Special LEGO Star Wars cartoon is in the works, set during the clone wars era, out late September http://ht.ly/5mdA2
  • Several online retailers are listing Max Payne 3 as coming out in December http://ht.ly/5mdCE
  • QTE News: Guerrilla Games Detail The Two Other Maps In The Killzone 3 DLC Pack "From The Ashes" http://ow.ly/1dlGLx