Batman has not only swept the world with his new movies, he’s also swept up the gaming industry. With two games under his multi-purpose, utility belt and another two on the way, there’s no stopping the Dark Knight. Today developer Armature Studio has released the first trailer for the upcoming, handheld-only Batman title; Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate.
Fans of the franchise will be getting the same level of action and gameplay as the first two Batman games yet in the palm of their hands, the development boast that the game will feature stealth gameplay, free-flow combat and a whole bunch of gadgets that the masked man is known for. “Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate captures the genuine Arkham feel players have come to appreciate.”, says a spokesman from Armature Studio. The game does have a relation to the console based versions too, it will be like a companion to Arkham Origins and serves to deliver a deeper story to the one that players will experience through the console version of the game.
The Official synopsis for Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is as follows:
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.
Keep an eye out for this one because it’s slowly proving to be another smash hit for the Batman Video Game franchise. It is set for release on the 3DS and the PlayStation Vita. The release for Blackgate will coincide with the release of the original Arkham Origins titles, they will both be purchasable on the 25th of October 2013. Head down to the Featured Video section below to watch the awesome trailer and let us know what you think in the comments section below.