Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment unveiled a new gameplay trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate entitled “New Management.” In addition to showing off the art style and gameplay of the first Batman: Arkham handheld game, several of the villains Batman will tangle with in Blackgate Prison are shown. One of the Dark Knight’s most famous enemies, Solomon Grundy, is also revealed to be part of the game for the first time.
Developed by Armature Studio, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate brings the core Arkham pillars to a handheld format for the first time to Sony and Nintendo handheld systems. Featuring stealth gameplay, free-flow combat, and Batman¹s infamous gadgets, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate captures the genuine Arkham feel players have come to appreciate. A companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins, players can continue the storyline of the console version and discover more details of the Dark Knight’s past. After gang-fueled uprisings occur within the walls of Blackgate Prison, Batman is called in to restore order and put an end to the rebellion before the chaos implodes. With gripping 2.5-D graphics, fully voiced narrative, and a captivating storyline, players will explore deep inside the bowels of this remote island penitentiary that plays an important role in the Arkham universe.
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will release on PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. Batman: Arkham Origins developed by WB Games Montréal will be available for the PS3, Xbox 360®, the Wii U system, and Windows PC. Both games will release worldwide on Oct. 25, 2013.