VIDEO GAMES: Batman's New Fighting Style Revealed in BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT
It has been a couple of days since the new Rocksteady game has been under the spotlight. Now, provided by GameInformer, we have a sneak peak into the new fighting mechanics for the next installment. Click the link for the video or read the summary provided.
To learn about the process of animating these characters, as well as hearing a glimpse of Kevin Conroy's voice as Batman, check out GameInformer's video with the link below.
-After defeating a henchman in combat, Batman no longer simply stands up straight. Instead, he will pause in an "interesting pose."
-Batman has a new fighting ability called "Weapon Steal," which allows him pick up weapons off the floor and use them against his enemies.
-Batman can use the surrounding environment against his enemies, such as taking things off the wall and smashing them on his opponent.
-The transitions between cutscenes and gameplay will flow much more smoothly.
-Arkham Knight uses motion-capture for cutscenes, including the face, body, and sometimes, the voice.
-If the voice actor can not preform due to traveling issues, their voice is dubbed over the motion-capture actor's voice.
In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever.
Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady’s uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise. The addition of this legendary vehicle, combined with the acclaimed gameplay of the Batman Arkham series, offers gamers the ultimate and complete Batman experience as they tear through the streets and soar across the skyline of the entirety of Gotham City.
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