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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

A spin-off installment to the Warner Bros.’ Batman: Arkham series, initially developed for handheld consoles. The story follows the plot of Batman: Arkham Origins, giving us the opportunity to experience more of Batman’s adventures from before when he became the Dark Knight.

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate cover

developer: Armature Studio

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

25Oct2013

PSV 3DS

01Apr2014

PS3 X360 PC

10Apr2014

WiiU

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - The Deluxe Edition for PC, PSV and etc. is an enhanced version of Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate which was released for handheld consoles. The franchise owner, Warner Bros. Interactive, decided that the game will come out for home gaming systems via digital distribution channels.

Story

The story continues the themes of Batman: Arkham Origins. Therefore, the players have the opportunity to experience more of Batmanís adventures prior to him becoming the Dark Knight. The action is set in the title Blackgate prison, which is located on an island near the city of Gotham. Batman is called there to quell a riot started by the inmates.

Gameplay

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - The Deluxe Edition is a so-called beat Ďem up game. The player observes the events from a characteristic side camera, although the characters can move in the third dimension to a limited extent as well.

The gameplay is focused on three things: exploration, combat (regular enemies as well as special bosses), and interaction with encountered characters and environment elements. In the game, the protagonist can make use of various items and gadgets (batarang, rope launcher, and others). The developers did not forget about special gameplay options known from the previous installments of the series, such as the predator, and detective modes. Both the former and the latter were adjusted to the different genre which the game presents.

Technical aspects

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - The Deluxe Edition for PC, PSV and etc. offers improved graphics at a higher resolution, support for 5.1 surround sound, fully voiced-over narration and cutscenes, as well as a modified map, tutorials, and mission journal.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Core i5 3.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB (GeForce GTX 560 or better), 3 GB HDD, Windows Vista(SP2)/7/8