VIDEO | X360, PS3, PC, Wii U Monday, October 21, 2013 | 3:25 PM

17 minutes of Batman: Arkham Origins

17 minutes of Batman: Arkham Origins

Senior Producer Ben Mattes and Gameplay Director Michael McIntyre walk us through some gameplay of Batman: Arkham Origins which highlights the game's mechanics, combat system and narrative and shows the batcave and GCPD. The title will hit store shelves on October 25.

GCPD Walkthrough

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Commented on 2013-10-21 16:08:07
fantastic
Commented on 2013-10-21 16:44:51
After how shit the last game was compared to the first im finding it hard to be excited for this.
Commented on 2013-10-21 16:54:15
After how AC was so good compared to the first, I am really excited to play this lol
Commented on 2013-10-21 17:06:45 In reply to Sath
Yeah AC was great getting this one tomorrow
Commented on 2013-10-21 18:09:05 In reply to Xoar
Posted by Xoar
After how shit the last game was compared to the first im finding it hard to be excited for this.
I'm not excited for this, but Arkham City was better in every way.
Commented on 2013-10-21 18:25:38
I guess I'm one of the few that could appreciate both AC and AA for both being very good in their own ways. They could have just made AA 1.5 but they didn't and I'm glad they gave us 2 different but equally great experiences. That team is fantastic, my biggest hope is that AO is at least enough copy and paste to feel like a fun expansion to AC.
Commented on 2013-10-21 19:26:25
Boy that frame rate is ROUGH! I hope that's just the video being of poor quality and not representative of the game's performance on consoles.
Commented on 2013-10-21 19:30:30
The framerate is horrible >.<
Commented on 2013-10-21 19:43:15
Batman: AC was jaw-dropping at first and is certainly a good game, but I found the finale awful. Terrible boss fight.
Commented on 2013-10-21 19:46:45 In reply to MorrisSchaeffer
Posted by MorrisSchaeffer
Batman: AC was jaw-dropping at first and is certainly a good game, but I found the finale awful. Terrible boss fight.
Yeah I found the final boss in both games to be a big letdown but that's the case in almost every game period it seems. I can't remember the last game I played where the final boss was the best part.
Commented on 2013-10-21 20:00:56
I can't even remember the ending to Arkham City...
Commented on 2013-10-21 20:29:34 In reply to Pablopictures
Posted by Pablopictures
The framerate is horrible >.<
Glad I preordered the PC version. 60fps incoming.
Posted by AMDman18
I can't even remember the ending to Arkham City...
Really? :S

You don't really remember the departure of a certain character?
Commented on 2013-10-21 20:44:58 In reply to MaxPower
The video is the Pc version. That's if the resolution is anything to go by?
Commented on 2013-10-21 20:47:38 In reply to MaxPower
Posted by thejedi1968
The video is the Pc version. That's if the resolution is anything to go by?
Nah the video appears to be the PS3 version judging by the button prompts. Not exactly sure why the video is 1080.
Posted by MaxPower
Really? :S

You don't really remember the departure of a certain character?
Nope. Don't remember the ending at all.
Commented on 2013-10-21 20:50:00 In reply to MaxPower
Posted by MaxPower
Glad I preordered the PC version. 60fps incoming.
Same here
Commented on 2013-10-21 21:20:17
It's tje pc version. Look at the tessalation in the snow. The footsteps that are created. That is only in the pc-version. But the framerate is horrible
Commented on 2013-10-21 21:28:14 In reply to droezelke
Posted by droezelke
It's tje pc version. Look at the tessalation in the snow. The footsteps that are created. That is only in the pc-version. But the framerate is horrible
It's pretty easy to replicate that with halfway decent normal maps, especially given the low quality of this video it'd be very hard to tell a difference between normal maps and tesselation. PC version would not have those Sony button prompts and Warner has a history of generally showing the Batman games on Sony hardware
Commented on 2013-10-21 21:33:47
The video is just very poorly encoded. Here's the same gameplay demo being given and it runs much better. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxJh_JDXUuE
Commented on 2013-10-21 21:38:40 In reply to AMDman18
Posted by AMDman18
It's pretty easy to replicate that with halfway decent normal maps, especially given the low quality of this video it'd be very hard to tell a difference between normal maps and tesselation. PC version would not have those Sony button prompts and Warner has a history of generally showing the Batman games on Sony hardware
check the nvidea physx demo for this batman. They explain the tessalation. Only on pc. They could be using the PS4 controller as that is compatible with pc.
Commented on 2013-10-21 22:19:24 In reply to droezelke
Posted by droezelke
check the nvidea physx demo for this batman. They explain the tessalation. Only on pc. They could be using the PS4 controller as that is compatible with pc.
Yes I've seen the nvidia demos. I still don't think this is the PC build. The tracks in the snow are not exclusively tesselated. They will just appear deeper. If you look at the tracks that are visible right before he enters the GCPD you'll notice that they look quite flat. The footprints are also visible in the youtube video that I linked to and I guarantee you that was not the PC build.

I've never seen a PC game that overlays Sony button prompts. They overlay xbox 360 controller prompts due to dxinput having native support for it. And while yes, it is possible to use a dual shock using emulation programs you would just be seeing either generic number prompts or would still be seeing xbox360 controller prompts.
Commented on 2013-10-22 04:49:38 In reply to AMDman18
Posted by AMDman18
Nah the video appears to be the PS3 version judging by the button prompts. Not exactly sure why the video is 1080.
Videos can record game footage at an upscaled resolution.
Commented on 2013-10-22 09:11:13 In reply to AMDman18
Posted by AMDman18
Nope. Don't remember the ending at all.
Well then you have an awful memory.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=up7jPJXq-RY
Commented on 2013-10-22 12:32:05 In reply to MaxPower
Posted by MaxPower
Well then you have an awful memory.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=up7jPJXq-RY
Maybe I do. I like to just think that there have been enough good, possibly better games since then to override it.
Commented on 2013-10-22 15:11:04
I forget memorable stuff all the time. I don't know why. I don't remember much at all of Arkham Asylum. I think it's all this entertain that goes straight to the vein.
Commented on 2013-10-22 16:22:15
lol, I downloaded this video in the hope to hear the UK comedian Michael McIntyre! :D
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