The next installment in the Batman: Arkham video game costs $59.99 on consoles and $49.99 on the PC.


The next installment in the Batman: Arkham video game series is now available in retail and store shelves.

Batman: Arkham Origins features a story that is set five years before events in Batman: Arkham Asylum. The game sees the return of one of the most famous antagonists in the Batman universe, the Joker.  Batman: Arkham Origins features a young Bruce Wayne who is relatively new to his vigilante career. The game is set in Gotham City and has an area that is twice as large as the one featured in Batman: Arkham City.

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This is the first Batman game that is made by Warner Bros. Games Montreal, as the earlier games in the series were made by Rocksteady. The game retains the great mechanics and immersive combat modes, and comes with a set of new additions. There is a combat feedback system that allows you to gauge how well you performed in a combat scenario, and there are new gadgets available to Batman, such as the Remote Claw and the Concussion Detonator.

Batman: Arkham Origins will cost $59.99 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version, and the PC version is available on Steam and costs $49.99. The game also comes with a new online mode, and buying a Season Pass that costs $19.99 will give you additional content in the form of new Batman costumers, new challenges and an additional to the single player storyline.

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