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A Look Back at the Batman: Arkham Series

Rocksteady Studios did the impossible in 2009 when they released Batman: Arkham Asylum to the world, drastically altering our perception of how good a video game featuring iconic heroes and villains could actually be. Fast forward another two years to the release of Batman: Arkham City and Rocksteady has firmly cemented themselves as some of the best developers in the world, releasing a sequel that expands on it’s predecessor in every way. Soon after Arkham City’s release, Rocksteady turned it’s attention to what would be the third and final act of the series—Batman: Arkham Knight. With a number of years in between titles, WB Games took the opportunity to publish a prequel to Arkham Asylum titled Batman: Arkham Origins. Enlisting the help of WB Games Montreal they released a title that despite receiving lots of criticism, generally lived up the rest of the series and in some ways even improved upon it. Continue reading A Look Back at the Batman: Arkham Series