Game details

Game:
Batman: Arkham Origins
AKA
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Adventure
Release Date (US):
October 25th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
October 25th, 2013
Players:
1
Online Players:
TBA
Developers:
Warner Bros. Montreal
Publisher:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Rating:
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PC, Xbox 360 and Wii U.

About Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins takes place years before the events depicted in the critically-acclaimed Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. Here, players become acquainted with an inexperienced Batman as he encounters a number of the franchise's iconic supervillains for the first time. More information is expected soon.

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PSU Review Score
7.5
Avg. user review score:
7.5

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Summary

Batman: Arkham Origins has refinements the series deserves, but core elements are missing the imagination they need right now.

We like

  • Strong story explores villain origins
  • Fantastic voice acting
  • Excellent boss fights

We dislike

  • Tacked-on multiplayer
  • Framerate drops
  • Core assassins in side quests

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Batman: Arkham Origins is the first title developed outside series creators Rocksteady Games. The news that the third title in the critically acclaimed franchise would be developed by a newly minted Warner Bros. studio left a lot of fans skeptical of Arkham Origin's eventual quality. Unfortunately, their fears hold some merit, but not all is amiss with what is still a fun superhero romp. Arkham Origins tells the story of a yo...

Batman: Arkham Origins News

  • Batman: Arkham Origins Cold, Cold Heart launch trailer

    Warner Bros. has swooped in with the official launch trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins’ ‘Cold, Cold Heart’ DLC. Check it out below. Arkham Origins was released last October for PlayStation 3, PC, Xbox 360 and Wii U. Read our full review of The Dark Knight's prequel story here. ...

  • Batman: Arkham Origins Mr. Freeze DLC release date confirmed

    Warner Bros. has confirmed that Cold, Cold Heart, the upcoming story-based DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins, will be released on April 22 for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360. The DLC focuses on Mr. Freeze and has been compared in size to the Harley Quinn’s Revenge expansion, which was released...

  • Batman: Arkham Origins dev working on DLC, no patch incoming to fix bugs

    The developer behind Batman: Arkham Origins has said it has no intention of issuing a patch for various bugs reporte by gamers, instead choosing to focus on its upcoming DLC featuring Mr. Freeze. WB Games Montreal took to its official forum to confirm the news: “The team is currently wor...

  • U.K. Charts: Batman: Arkham Origins dethrones GTA V

    Superhero prequel Batman: Arkham Origins has booted Grand Theft Auto V off the top of the U.K. All Format Chart following its launch last Friday. The Warner Bros. Montreal-developed title debuted with half the launch week sales of its predecessor, Arkham City, though still matched those of Arkham...

  • Batman: Arkham Origins launch trailer spotlights Black Mask

    Warner Bros. Games Montreal today released a new trailer for Rocksteady Games-inspired titled Batman: Arkham Origins. The trailer entitled "Personal Mission" primarily features Black Mask, but Deathstroke, Deadshot, and Bane all make appearances as well in this action-packed launch traile...

  • Batman: Arkham Origins dev explains lack of PS4 and Xbox One version

    Batman: Arkham Origins’ game director has shed light on why developer WB Games Montreal opted to skip a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of the upcoming superhero prequel. Speaking with GamingBolt, Michael McIntyre revealed that a next-generation version of The Dark Knight’s latest ...

  • PS3-exclusive Batman: Arkham Origins DLC detailed

    PlayStation 3 owners will be able to enjoy an exclusive slice of downloadable content for Batman: Arkham Origins, Warner Bros Games Montreal has revealed. The superhero prequel’s first chunk of DLC is the Knightfall pack, but it will only be available on Sony’s aging current-generation ...

  • PS4 won't get Batman: Arkham Origins says Warner Bros

    Warner Bros has stated via Twitter that its upcoming game Batman: Arkham Origins will not be available for the PS4 and will only come out on previously announced platforms, which includes the PlayStaton 3. The developer also reconfirmed that Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will only be released on...

  • New Batman: Arkham Origins trailer debuts at Gamescom

    Following on from the new Batman: Arkham Origins screenshots released earlier this week, Warner Bros Montreal Games has now unveiled a new trailer at Gamescom for Superhero prequel, titled " Nowhere to Run." The trailer features new game footage and the debut of Firefly one of the assassi...

  • New Batman: Arkham Origins screenshots depict the Batcave

    The website Superherohype has revealed three new images from Batman: Arkham Origins, but this time it's not the Dark Knight or his enemies getting the spotlight, but rather the Batcave, the Bat Computer and Alfred. Batman: Arkham Origins from Warner Bros Montreal Games is set for release on Oct...

Batman: Arkham Origins Features

  • Batman: Arkham Origins review round-up

    Batman: Arkham Origins is the latest addition to the critically-acclaimed Arkham series, which began in 2009 and catapulted the Caped Crusader to mainstream gaming success after a series mediocre efforts. Unlike its predecessors however, Arkham Origins is the first title not to be developed by Rocks...

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