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Years before the Arkham incidents, the neophyte Dark Knight finds himself the target of an open murder contract courtesy of Black Mask that draws eight of the world's deadliest assassins and a new criminal named The Joker.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Alazraqui ... Bane Mercenary (voice)
Laura Bailey ... Alice / G.C.P.D. Dispatcher (voice)
Troy Baker ... The Joker (voice)
JB Blanc ... Bane (voice)
Brian Bloom ... Roman Sionis / Black Mask (voice)
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Two years into his career as the Batman, Bruce Wayne finds himself the 50 million dollar target of eight deadly assassins, all contracted by Black Mask. Upon confronting a member of the GCPD, Batman also finds his best chance at having an ally. Written by Peter Gonzalez

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Release Date:

25 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: Arkham Origins See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Not bad. It ain't Arkham City but it don't need to be neither.

Batman: Arkham Origins is the obligatory sequel/prequel to a pre-established franchise in gaming; and while it doesn't reach the highs of its predecessor, Arkham Origins is still ripe entertainment for the picking. The story's pretty solid and Batman's suit in this is GORGEOUS to look at; and the gameplay adds some nice twists to what we've previously seen in the series.

Sure you can tell that A) being a prequel means that certain characters' fates are all-but determined and B) it's going to foreshadow things to come. Arkham Origins delivers on these things in both good and bad ways. It overcomes being a 'stale' prequel and manages to show a less-refined Batman duking it out on the streets of Gotham. The gameplay has some real weight to it just like Arkham City did successfully several times over; though the new elements added in Arkham Origins are rather few and far between in comparison. Does it decreases the experience of playing another solid addition to Arkham Origins? Maybe a little, but this game isn't like the recently crappy Spider-Man movie-tie-in video games.

Arkham Origins is like backstory of a long-running movie franchise: while not whole-heartedly necessary it is nice to know that it's out there and that aspect of the story's been explored. I give Origins an 8/10.


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