Mark your calendars now, because the release date for one of the year%26rsquo;s most anticipated games has finally been set. Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to GR%26rsquo;s 2009 Game of the Year, hits US store shelves October 18, 2011, and UK stores October 21.
Above: Batman vs a one armed guy hardly seems fair
The timing seems pretty good, as this keeps Bats out of the November clusterf**k of releases that include Uncharted 3 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Plus it feels fitting that a Batman game would come out in the same month as Halloween. To celebrate this news, developer Rocksteady put out a few more screenshots that shed just a sliver of additional light on the still mysterious game.
Above: Sionis Industries points to involvement from Black Mask, as the first Black Mask was Roman Sionis
Stay tuned here for any new Arkham City info, same Bat-time, same Bat-channel! (Does anyone even get that reference these days?)
Mar 11, 2011
After only half an hour of gameplay, the sequel%26rsquo;s attention to detail is obvious
Forget that Christopher Nolan business, this is the real Dark Knight
The original game's villain seems just as important to the sequel