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Batman: Arkham Origins trailer biffs, pows and thwacks its way into view


This new Batman: Arkham Origins trailer wants to reassure you. It wants to sit you on its knee and softly whisper, "shhh, it's okay. Even though I'm not being made by Rocksteady, my developers love punching just as much." Batman's going to need that fist-pounding aggression, too, with eight villains looking to track him down and a yet to be convinced Commissioner Gordon offering no help.

As an aside, one of the more notable things about this footage is Batman's voice. There's been a recent trend for recasting leads, but for this prequel, it makes sense. Batman sounds like a younger Batman, which given that he is, fits the brief perfectly.

Batman: Arkham Origins is due out on the 25th October.

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Phil has been PC gaming since the '90s, when RPGs had dice rolls and open world adventures were weird and French. Now he's the deputy editor of PC Gamer; commissioning features, filling magazine pages, and knowing where the apostrophe goes in '90s. He plays Scout in TF2, and isn't even ashamed.