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Batman: Arkham HD Collection Leaked For June Release On PS4 / Xbox One

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

RockSteady’s original two Batman Arkham games will be re-released in a new Batman Arkham  HD Collection for the PS4 and Xbox One according to a GameStop employee.  The collection will reportedly include 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum  and 2011’s Batman: Arkham City with graphical improvements and optimization for both platforms.  It will also include all of the previously released DLC for both titles as well. It will be available for pre-order later today with a release date set for June 10th.

I reviewed RockSteady‘s last game, Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4 last summer. Here is what I had to say on that game:

“At the end of the day Batman: Arkham Knight is a solid open world title that packs in a number of different side activities and main story missions that will keep players engaged for many hours. The larger open world environments are a welcomed change of pace for the Arkham series but arbitrary gating of new territory tied to story missions is something that I had hoped Arkham Knight wouldn’t have continued. The writing in Arkham Knight  is also problematic in how it handles its female characters and falling clearly into trope territory while leaving Batman as an un-relatable avatar that exists solely to facilitate the game’s excellent combat.”

Previously released DLC for Arkham City included: Several skins for batman packaged as a Skin Pack, an optional Challenge Room pack that included The Bat Cave and Joker’s Carnival and a playable NightWing pack that included a new playabale character and challenge maps.

Previously released DLC for Arkham Asylum included: Several challenge maps – Dem Bones, Crime Alley, Heart of Darkness, Hothouse Prey and the previously PS4 / OSX exclusive The Joker Challenge Map collection.


WB Games / 2K Sales Hit PlayStation Network This Week

Posted on January 20, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Prepare to enter the shadows like the caped crusader or sneak up on some Orcs like the protagonist of 2014’s Shadow of Mordor with deals from both Warner Bros Games and 2K Games on PlayStation Network this week.

I’ve neglected to list pricing on these games simply due to the fact that the Canadian dollar is in a bit of a free fall right now and I suspect the prices I am seeing on the PlayStation Network might not exactly be accurate.

Currency oddities aside there are a number of excellent games from years past on sale this week. If you haven’t played any of the Arkham games across both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 the entire RockSteady trilogy is available at a reduced price.  You also can’t go wrong with the Handsome Collection – which includes two awesome Borderlands titles (2 & Pre-Sequel) with enhanced graphics for the PlayStation 4.

PS4 Games

  • A Boy and His Blob
  • Batman Arkham Knight
  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
  • Evolve
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Lego: The Hobbit
  • Mad Max
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor GOTY Edition
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • WWE 2k16

P3 Games

  • Batman Arkham Asylum
  • Batman Arkham City
  • Bioshock
  • Borderlands 2
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
  • Mortal Kombat (2011)

PS Vita Games

  • A Boy and His Blob
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Mortal Kombat (2011)
  • Odd World N’ Tasty



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