VIDEO GAMES: Finished Batman: Arkham City? New DLC Drops December 20th! Also, Vote On The Game's Ending!

VIDEO GAMES: Finished Batman: Arkham City? New DLC Drops December 20th! Also, Vote On The Game's Ending!

VIDEO GAMES: Finished <em>Batman: Arkham City</em>? New DLC  Drops December 20th! Also, Vote On The Game's Ending!

Completed everything in Batman: Arkham City? Well, this December, the fight moves to the Batcave in new DLC for PS3 and Xbox 360. Plus, what did you think about the game's ending?


Source: Twitter

The official Twitter account for Rocksteady's Batman:Arkham City has announced that new DLC will drop December 20th:

"Brand new DLC coming December 20th with all new Batcave. Jokers carnival and the iceberg lounge also available to download then!"


No information regarding pricing has been revealed. Join me in prayers to the Bat gods that these aren't beat 'em up DLC like the Robin and Nightwing challenge maps but will instead be the episodic continuations that Rocksteady promised players earlier this year. Fingers crossed!

And for those that have indeed completed the game, vote now to express your thoughts about the ending.






Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to action-adventure stealth video game Batman: Arkham Asylum, based on DC Comics' Batman, for Onlive, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and Microsoft Windows. It is being developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game was officially announced during the beginning of the 2010 Spike Video Game Awards and is scheduled to be released worldwide the week of October 18, 2011.

The story for Arkham City takes place about one year after the events of Arkham Asylum. Quincy Sharp, former warden of Arkham Asylum, has taken credit for stopping the Joker, and used the notoriety to become mayor of Gotham City. As neither Arkham nor Blackgate Prison are in any condition to detain inmates, Sharp buys out a large section of Gotham's slums and arms the perimeter with private military contractors from a group called Tyger in order to create "Arkham City". The prisoners are brought into Arkham City and are given free rein, as long as they do not attempt escape. To oversee the city, Sharp hires psychiatrist Hugo Strange who appears to have his own secret agenda for the city. Batman and Robin maintain a vigil over the city, worried that the situation may get out of hand. Part of the setup for "Arkham City" was contained in plans in a hidden room in Sharp's office in Arkham Asylum.

The events of the game are set in motion when Two-Face, seeking to gain notoriety among the inmates and other villains outside the city, devises a plan to publicly execute Catwoman. Batman decides for both the safety of Gotham and of his past relationship with Catwoman that he must stop the execution by entering Arkham City. Catwoman takes advantage of the chaos in Arkham City to acquire jewelry, and a few high tech gadgets; much like how Batman receives new tools and upgrades.

A teaser trailer was released that featured Joker being nursed by Harley Quinn from the effects of the Titan formula (and the explosive gel punch from Batman) while Arkham City descends into chaos. The sequel was described by veteran Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy as "really, really dark". While relating the game's dark nature to the animated movie Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Conroy also said, "It involves a lot of the villains and it goes to that area – it's that dark.




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