Batman: Arkham City - FAQ

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Batman: Arkham City - FAQ

Postby Luke » Oct 7th, 2010, 7:24 pm

Batman: Arkham City FAQ

Q: Who’s developing it?
A: The developers of Batman: Arkham Asylum, Rocksteady Studios.

Q: Who’s publishing it?
A: Warner Interactive Entertainment/DC Entertainment

Q: Who’s distributing it?
A: Time Warner

Q: Who’s writing it?
A: Paul Dini and Paul Crocker

Q: What platforms will the game be released on?
A: Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 3, PC and Nintendo's Wii U

Q: When is it coming out?
A: October 18th USA, October 19th AUS, October 21st EU and Novermber 23rd JAP.

Q: Will the game feature a multiplayer or co-op mode?
A: No and no.

Q: Will Robin make an appearance in the game?
A: Yes. Through Best-Buy's pre-order exclusive, granting you two playable challenge rooms.

Q: Will the game feature vehicle sections?
A: No.

Q: Villains that where hinted at in the trailer?
A: - The Penguin: The Iceberg Lounge located within Arkham City
The Black Mask: The name Sionis was shown painted on one of the walls inside Joker’s hide out.
Catwoman: A black cat perched above the streets on a fire escape.
Two-Face: ‘We need you’ styled posters showing Harvey Dent hang from Arkham City’s walls.

Q: Villains that are currently confirmed?
A: The Joker
Harley Quinn
Hugo Strange
Mr. Zsasz
Mr. Freeze (V/A)
The Penguin
Two Face
Poison Ivy
Solomon Grundy
The Riddler
Black Mask
Talia Al Ghul
Killer Croc*
Calendar Man

Villains marked with an * have not been officially announced by Rocksteady.
Villains marked with (V/A) were confirmed via voice actor.

Q: What are the new gadgets included in the game?
A: Broadcast Analyzer (Listen in on radio stations, GCPD and many other stations), Smoke Pellets, Ultra Sonic Emitter (summons a swarm of bats) and the REC (an electrical tazer shotgun).

Q: How big is Arkham City?
A: 4-5 Times bigger than Arkham Asylum.

Q: When does the game take place?
A: 18 Months after Batman: Arkham Asylum.

Q: What screenshots have been released so far?
A: All screenshots of the game can be found here.

Site Pages:
--Batman: Arkham City on CVG
--Batman: Arkham City on IGN
--Batman: Arkham City on GameSpot
--Batman: Arkham City on GiantBomb
--Batman: Arkham City on GamesRadar
--Batman: Arkham City GameInformer Hub
--Batman: Arkham City on Wikipedia

An entire list containing all the info we know so far on the game can be found here.

Feel free to ask any questions you have here.
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