Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
A prequel to the well-known Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, the Batman: Arkham Origins will prove to be a thrilling discovery of the origins of many key characters in the whole franchise. The strong storyline slowly unfolds to introduce many characters who are now an integral part of the sequels. With this PS3 game, you will play the role of a much younger Batman, who fights crime and encounters some of the most defining moments of his life.
The Arkham Story features a single-player campaign and a detective mode that piques the interests of anyone who loves to play a crime-solving role. Integrating the Crime Scene system, this game lets you collect crucial pieces of information that are always game-changing. Batman's cowl and Bat Computer are the most dependable ways to collect clues and complete your investigation of the crime scenes.
This PS3 game also gives players the opportunity to explore and get the real feel of Gotham City, before its transformation into the Arkham City. As batman, players will have to face a variety of formidable enemies, fight crime and also knock down enemies. With the introduction of new enemies like the Armoured Enforcer and Martial Artist, this game will not only get your adrenaline pumped up but also lay out the platform for Batman's journey to become the Dark Knight.
An arsenal of weapons is at your disposal as you will have access to the Remote Claw, along with the gadgets from Batman: Arkham games. The Remote Claw helps players bind enemies together or to other objects, to make smashing them down much more exciting. Some of the key characters who are a part of this PS3 game include Black Mask, Penguin, Deathstroke, Bane, Anarky, Captain Gordon, The Joker and more.
Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, the first two critically acclaimed games of the franchise.
Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young and unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, players will meet many important characters for the first time and forge key relationships.
The Arkham Story Begins: Batman: Arkham Origins features an all-new single-player campaign written by Dooma Wendschuh and Corey May, with Geoff Johns consulting. Players become an early-career Batman as he encounters for the first time many of the super villains that shape his future.
Enhanced Detective Mode: Batman’s detective skills are tested as never before with an all-new Crime Scene system that allows players to scrub through the evidence in order to find key pieces of information. Players use Batman’s cowl and Bat Computer to digitally recreate crime scenes, allowing them track clues that normal eyes would miss.
Gotham City as Never Seen Before: Explore areas of Gotham City before its transformation into Arkham City, and experience all new areas and other iconic locations. The dynamic and rich environments are filled with a variety of enemies, “crimes-in-progress” and other content that will encourage exploration and player engagement.
Most Wanted Side Missions: Hunt down villains who are connected to, but not part of the core story. It’s the player’s choice if and when they want to complete these threads.
New Enemies: Encounter new enemies such as the Armoured Enforcer and Martial Artist who challenge fans to approach FreeFlow Combat in different ways.
New Gadgets: Utilise an arsenal of familiar gadgets from previous Batman: Arkham games, as well as new items such as the Remote Claw. Batman can take down enemies by using the Remote Claw to attach enemies to one another or to objects within the environment for quick takedowns.
New and Familiar Characters: Encounter a full cast of iconic DC Comics characters including Black Mask, Penguin, Deathstroke, Bane, Anarky, Captain Gordon, The Joker and others.