I’ve mentioned in a past post how excited I am for the upcoming Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to the excellent Arkham Asylum game back in 2009. Well now we have my favorite Batman Villain making more than just an audio appearance in this sequel title…and by the looks of things a much, much deadlier one as well.
DC Comics will see there Dark Knight of Gotham hit store shelves this October for the Xbox 360 and PS3 gaming systems as well as for the PC.
A big thanks to MediaKick for uploading the trailer on YouTube and to Game Informer for the awesome pic of the Riddler up top.
I believe that Warlords on the Atari 2600 was hands down one of the best paddle games for that legendary system. Thanks to our friends over at Atari this Summer will see the update of the classic hitting the Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360 as well as the Playstation Network.
From Atari’s Press Release:
“Warlords is a one-to-four player, arcade action game in which players
will defend their castles from mischievous minions and ferocious
fireballs spun from the mouth of a maniacal dragon. In this whimsical
reinvention of the beloved classic, players will face the ultimate
battle of speed, strategy and survival.
In addition, the game will increasingly challenge players to multitask
as they strive to shield the castle walls and simultaneously rally
troops to capture control points, collect power-ups and destroy the
other warring factions.
“Warlords infuses the arcade action genre with a bold and vibrant
visual style coupled with robust strategy gameplay,” says Jim Wilson,
President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “It exemplifies our design goals and
company strategy as we reintroduce these classic brands to a new
generation of gamers.”
Protect the stronghold! Defend your castle walls from the destruction
of fast-flying fireballs with your mighty shield. Move the shield
around the perimeter of your castle with precision and speed to
deflect the fireballs or grab onto and charge fireballs to release
even more devastating attacks back at your opponents.
Multiple local/online game modes sweeten the quest for power and allow
for cooperative and competitive battles with up to 4 players. Select
the faction of your choice and engage in a number of competitive
variations, including co-op siege mode, 2v2 or classic free-for-all
Rally your Troops and pit them against your foes. Your loyal posse
brings a layer of depth and replayability to every battle, and can be
sent off to capture control points, gather power-ups to immobilize
your enemies or bolster your defenses. Manage your troops wisely to
gain the battlefield advantage!
As you all well know by now, I am very fond towards my time with the Atari 2600 back in my youth. I am also currently a big fan of the Xbox 360, especially its Live services, like those that let us pull off our Game Room Challenges. What I hadn’t realized until today was that I needed both of these systems fused into an even more powerful device, one crafted by the Video Game version of Hephaestus!
That is where Ben Heck comes in with his incredible modding skills and I believe you will all agree he has created something that is just fantastic.
Thanks to Ben Heck’s channel on YouTube you can see how he was able to pull off this magic, its 23 minutes of technomancy at its finest!
So I was hopping on to my Xbox Live account the other day and noticed that you may now dress up your Avatar in clothing and the ability to use props from the upcoming Tron: Evolution coming out on December 7th. This is something that is incredibly awesome to be sure. However…you may also dress your Avatar up in something a little more retro. I apologize about the quality of the below video but make sure you watch through the halfway mark for a very classic reaction by the Avatar.