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VGAs – Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 trailered

Sunday, 13th December 2009 09:48 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Hit the link for Batman: Arkham Asylum 2′s reveal trailer. The game was announced at last night’s Spike VGAs.

This, Ringo, is great news. Watch and see why. There’s no date, but the end of next year is probably a safe bet.

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  1. zoopdeloop

    Joker again???LAME

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Gekidami

    By the looks of it its a direct sequel just after Arkham (Joke is still beat up, Harley is still wearing the nurse uniform). I’m guessing it’ll pass it of as another phase of the Jokers plan.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Johnny Cullen

    This is awesome news.

    If it’s like the first game, I’m all for it. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. zoopdeloop

    Would like to see another main villain…i suppose after you beat Joker in 2 he’ll be back in 3 as skeleton…

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Blerk

    From the video it looks like it might be a slightly more open environment this time around. I know people asked for that after the first one, I just hope they can manage to pull it off.

    Anyway, no complaints about a returning Joker. Joker’s great, surely? :-)

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Digital Forge

    More excellent voice work from Mark Hamill can only be a good thing.

    With it seemingly picking up quite soon after events at the Asylum, I wonder how much of a part Mr. Dent is going to play, if any.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. McLovin85

    Doesn’t Arkum look completely different or it is just me? For one thing shouldn’t it be an island in the middle of a bay rather than right next to Gotham city as it’s depicted in the trailer. Also doesn’t it look a lot bigger than the Arkum in the first game? I’m no expert on Batman so maybe someone could enlighten me. Loved the first game though so more is definitely good!!

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Blerk

    It’s a different Arkham. I’m surmising that someone’s just moved the sign rather than them deciding to relocate the entire facility to some run-down Gotham slum.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    Yeah, by that trailer it looks like all of Gotham (or atleast apart of it) has become Arkham.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Len

    That’s what I was assuming, they’ve quarantined Gotham and turned it into Arkham by some nefarious storyline no doubt.

    Bring it on… :)

    #10 4 years ago
  11. DJ Deathstar

    I wonder which hand from the ending their going with?

    #11 4 years ago
  12. JonFE

    Awesome news indeed! Batman: AA sits easily in my top 3 games of 2009 and more of it would be more than welcome in my home.

    I agree it looks to be set in Gotham and that will probably result in an even more varied environment – it cannot come soon enough!

    #12 4 years ago
  13. freedoms_stain

    @7, it says “Arkham has moved” after the wreck Ivy and her plants made of the place in the first game it’s no surprise they might move to a new location either because the original needs hefty repairs or was too fucked to repair.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. The Hindle

    Wonder if this is out next year?

    #14 4 years ago
  15. rainer

    That was quick! as others have said Joker again, apparently Gothem is filled with pushovers and despite the mass murders of the first game Joker is let loose again.

    Thats the only problem I have with the Batman universe in an effort it make it all edgy everyone gets slaughtered but they keep bringing back the same villain over and over.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    I’m thinking this should be DLC and not a full sequel. Full sequel should have upgrade in graphics, etc. Just don’t wanna get ripped off.

    Either way though, this is awesome news. Just hope they package it right and give us our moneys worth.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. RayEMTFF

    Cant Wait for the game

    #17 4 years ago
  18. hitnrun

    I’m a bit concerned that it appears to be a rush job.

    Not that there was anything wrong with AA, it was a five star game — but you could start to see by the end how it would quickly lose luster if went on for a few more hours.

    I don’t want them to “change” the game necessarily…I just think it deserves a true sequel, conceptualized and put together by the same people who made the first one from scratch.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. cachucha

    gotta milk em while its popular

    #19 4 years ago
  20. JonFE

    Since we don’t know when it’s going to be released, how can we tell that it is a rush job?

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Mike

    First one really didn’t do the business for me. Far too “cold” and structured.

    They need to make it a world as big as GTA, or even Crackdown, imo.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. McLovin85

    Yeah Arkham was pretty FUBAR after the first game. Setting it up so that part of Gotham is separated off to become the new ‘Arkum’ would be a cool idea. As people have said though, i hope they don’t rush it and that it’s as top quality as the first one.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. The Hindle

    I hope this isnt a yearly sequel. If they were wise they would space them out a bit.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. FeaturePreacher

    Certainly hope they give greater levels of difficulty in combat this time.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. endgame

    hi. i know i’m late but do u guys know if they will release this for the pc as well?

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Blerk

    I can’t imagine that they wouldn’t.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. endgame

    ty for your opinion Blerk. :)

    #27 4 years ago