Batman 2? “We’re just waiting to see if people like the game,” says Rocksteady

Friday, 4th September 2009 10:01 GMT By Patrick Garratt


The most obvious question in the history of obvious questions: is Rocksteady working on a sequel to the almost universally acclaimed Batman: Arkham Asylum? Shall we ask Paul Crocker, AA’s lead narrative designer? Oh, go on then.

“We’re just waiting to see if people like the game,” said Paul, speaking in this week’s VG247 podcast.

But surely the UK darling-of-the-moment’s putting together DLC for the original, right?

“We don’t talk about the DLC, I’m afraid,” Crocker added.

“The DLC”? You’ll just have to wait to see what that’s all about.



  1. Gekidami

    Havnt they seen enought? Everyone loves it!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    What Gek said.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Pud doesn’t love it. If there’s no Batman 2 then there’s your culprit! :-D

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Aimless

    It says on their website they’re already working on a “secret title”, so I’d rather hope we don’t see a sequel to Arkham for a good few years yet; DLC for the original is fine, but I don’t think they could make a sequel using the template of the first game for many reasons.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Galactic_Barret

    If there is a Batman 2, can it be in GC? Yeah, AA is nice and all but I want to drive the Bat vehicles (particularly the Batpod), run across rooftops, dangle criminals from said rooftops. I want to be Batman, not just look and fight like him.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. evilashchris

    ‘The DLC’ Nice columbo moment there Pat :D

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    Sounds like you want something open world Galactic, that would mean losing alot of the thing that made AA great.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. JonFE

    Welcome to the DLC.
    The first rule of the DLC is: you do not talk about the DLC.
    The second rule of the DLC is: you DO NOT talk about the DLC!

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Phoenixblight

    @7 I agree removing what made the game great and make it open world would remove what made the first great. Its like having a T bone steak and then going for Taco bell because you felt like Mexican….

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Whizzo

    The in-game news ticker mentions the upcoming free DLC, it’s not a secret! Whether they’ll be any more of course remains to be seen.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. No_PUDding

    *waves anti-Batman flag*

    Fuck you all, I hope you never get a sequel!!!

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Blerk

    You’re a strange one, Puddle. :-D

    #12 5 years ago
  13. No_PUDding


    What the fuck, ‘Puddle’? Pejoratives like that seriously kill me. Take you god damn sequel and never say that again.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Blerk

    Right you are, Pudge.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. No_PUDding

    Or that.

    Okay the sequel’s off.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Blerk

    Why do you hate Batman? The internet demands an answer!

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Tonka

    Pudington == The Joker

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Spiral

    It’s unamerican to hate Batman. Pud hates America. Why do you hate freedom Pud? Why?

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Blerk

    Now you’ve made me hate Batman! :-D

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Spiral

    It’s for the best really. :D

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Forget hating Batman, why do you hate amazing 3rd person action/adventure games?! Seriously, drop the bias and give it a try, I don’t see how anyone can be disapointed.


    #21 5 years ago
  22. Phoenixblight

    @Ghetto won’t need to they stated the DLCs will be free

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    SAY WHAT???? HOT DAMN! Capcom and several other companies are bout to get bent over with a lesson from Rocksteady.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Prof Power Glove

    You know what publishers are like – they’ll wait for solid sales (not reviews) before commisioning a sequel. ;)

    Hopefully pick up a copy this weekend. Out of the Argonaut flames, emerges a more then decent studio. Good work Rockshady peoples!

    #24 5 years ago
  25. DarkElfa

    Like it?! Its one of the best games I’ve played this decade.

    #25 5 years ago

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