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Wednesday, 1 September 2010 16:10 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Looky here. Someone’s gone and put up what look very much like the first direct-feed shots of Batman: Arkham City.

There’s 20 in total, and you can get them below. They’re from this Flickr account.

Some shots feature Two-Face, Catwoman, Harley Quinn and the Dark Knight himself. No Joker, though.

Take a look below. Looking very promising, this is, innit.

Arkham City’s out next year for PS3, 360 and PC.

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47 Comments

  1. StolenGlory

    Holy fuck.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. mington

    Holy fuck indeed

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    Holy Batman.

    This looks so crisp.

    Graphics, atmosphere, authenticity, design is perfect. Batman fanatics are in heaven.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. moosehound

    PC version ? Gotta be right? Or PS3 ;) LOL just flame baiting on that last one :D

    Looks balls-out awesome though!

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Suikoden Fan

    that looks fucking fantastic, the last game was my goty.

    also why bother watermarking pictures which are on a quite public flickr account that anyone can take from?

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Johnny Cullen

    D-D-Do want!

    *must play Arkham Asylum again*

    @5 – They’re auto-marked.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    @4 Of course it’s Pc version. Consoles can’t make these textures never. Just look at the picture where Batman holds a big bald guy.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. ShiroGamer

    pant shitting

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Moonwalker1982

    AWESOME!!!!!!!

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Suikoden Fan

    the detail on two face is gruelling in both sense of the word

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Anders

    Oh yes, bring it on! Looks awesome.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    I’m sure Nvidia will have partnership again and will include Nvidia 3D vision support + PhysX. Thats badass.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Dean

    Man alive!

    #13 5 years ago
  14. The Hindle

    Im guessing quite a lot of previews will be going live soon.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Most anticpated game of 2011. This or Rage….

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Yoshi

    N.I.C.E

    #16 5 years ago
  17. endgame

    huge bonner! :)

    #17 5 years ago
  18. trav

    Harley has become even more of a slag. And now Catwoman has joined the slags.

    How the hell can she bounce about without popping out?

    #18 5 years ago
  19. dirigiblebill

    GOGGLES. CLEAVAGE. CLEAVOGGLES. GOGGLEVAGE. CLOVEAGOGGLEVAGE.

    /matron

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    Awesome. Looking forward to this one. :)

    #20 5 years ago
  21. AHA-Lambda

    awesome shit right there :D

    i can feel a third playthrough of arkham coming on lol

    #21 5 years ago
  22. The Hindle

    I just hope there is better boss battles that play of the villians themes, such as Two Face is all about duality so make the boss battle involve that.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Happy Hardon Harry

    These are the PC screens by the way. You just need to look at the level of Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic filtering within those images.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. LOLshock94

    looks like the first 1

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Dannybuoy

    Looks shit.. there I said it.. calm down.. joke.. jeesus. I likey

    #25 5 years ago
  26. osric90

    Wow, wow, WOW!!!! Man, Harley is looking HOT, I hope she has more outfits here (I miss more skin!) and Batman, well is looking the same…but I hope we manage to see Burce Wayne here…and Alfred, and Catwoman too is HOT. THANKS Nolan and Rocksteady to give Batman the kind of entertainment deserved!!! Before that, only acceptable stuff was the series and the Mask of the Phanstasm movie.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. The_Red

    New Harley Quinn looks a bit too gothic like… Still, uber awesome.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Gekidami

    If the Harley Quinn character should ever appear in one of the Batman movies she should definitely look like that.
    Seems abit odd her not having her usual costume in this though. Seeing as the games are based in the comics/animated series universe and that everyone else seems to be wearing their ‘traditional’ gear.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. theevilaires

    Those are next gen graphics!

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Callum

    Jesus. If I can play a game that looks like that in real time, I will be a happy bunny. What sort of a card am I gonna need? Somthing better than my 9600GT I assume!

    #30 5 years ago
  31. CenoBit

    Why does each and every character in Arkham games looks like either a transvestite or a gay toned-up poster-boy?
    I really think they should reconsider the body designs. They are unrealistic and kinda stupid

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Stephany Nunneley

    @31 They look no different body-wise than any superhero in a DC or Marvel comic, really.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Moonwalker1982

    @ 31

    Arkham Asylum was exactly the same as this in that aspect,i got no problem with it. I think its based on the Batman comics, but not the “Batman adventures’ comics, but more like The Dark Knight. I don’t know the exact names of the comics, but it had a much more buff looking Batman and other characters.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Gekidami

    I dont see it. Sure Batman is ‘buff’ but the guys he’s beating on arent all body builders.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. daytripper

    is it wrong to be slightly aroused at the catwoman pic?

    #35 5 years ago
  36. AHA-Lambda

    @35 – notatall ;)

    @31 – i guess i can see what you’re saying but srsly gears is WAAAAAYYYY worse.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. The Hindle

    Im thinking these screens are photoshopped or touched up.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Gekidami

    ^ Probably. Still, i doubt its to far from the final result.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. daytripper

    @37 maybe but i remember a interview from the batman dev team on a podcast not long ago stating the game will look better than the 1st and perform better thanks to better engine techniques.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. revolting

    @37 I dunno, they look fantastic, but no more fantastic than B:AA1 did on a high-end PC. They actually look pretty much the same as the first game on a good setup. Batman himself is identical, right down to the finer details of the superb high-res texturing. Same for the environments – obviously more city-like and lively than the asylum environment, but no more technically spectacular.

    @31 Batman is always going to be a buffed gentleman in a glorified gimp suit consiting largly of tights and a pair of leather panties, so I’m not sure what else you’re expecting there (although, much like the Nolan movies, this series has done a fantastic job of making it more armour-like), but as for the rest of them… just not seeing it. Maybe subconciously projecting, a little?

    #40 5 years ago
  41. albo88

    i do see tit

    #41 5 years ago
  42. Happy Hardon Harry

    revolting said:
    September 1, 2010 at 10:11 pm
    I dunno, they look fantastic, but no more fantastic than B:AA1 did on a high-end PC. They actually look pretty much the same as the first game on a good setup.

    Totally agree, i’ve got the PC version of Batman:AA on full settings and those images above of the second game look no better from the first game, graphically, on that platform.

    Rocksteady went to town for Batman: AA on the PC and it shows.

    What PC gamers are getting today (those with decent rigs), will come to next gen consoles tomorrow.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. RETARDED VIKING

    Ahhh im a sucker for goth chicks.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. The Hindle

    New info found on N4G from OXM: Spoilers

    Arkham City is four or five times larger than Arkham Asylum.
    - The game starts by being briefed by Alfred, he explains the Two-Face vs Catwoman situation and you start heading to the area where the two are located.
    - Batman is now much more agile, he is now able to plunge into a dive mid glide to accelerate flight.
    - Two-Face has a gang roaming Arkham City, you will find them wearing face masks replicating their boss’.
    - Criminals who aren’t connected with any super villains roam the street.
    - Story suggests that Professor Strange has been kidnapping Gotham citizens who are opposed to Arkham City.
    - One and half years after the original game.
    - Use new detective mode to discover a thugs super villain boss. This will be used to find The Riddlers men.
    - The Riddler is in Arkham City, they hint you are almost certain to come face to face with him.
    - Jack Ryder has been put into Arkham City due to him becoming to close to the truth on the city while working on an expose. Rocksteady were hesitant to reveal what Ryder had uncovered.
    - Your first meeting with Two-Face is early on in the game. You are greeted with him displaying Catwoman tied up side down to a baying crowd of criminals. His two conflicting personalities being voiced out loud.
    - Two-Face decides Catwoman’s fate with the iconic coin toss. She gets lucky this time.
    - The first confrontation with Two-Face results in Batman getting shot in the chest only for Catwoman to slip out of her chains and hit Two-Face into the acid she was about to be chucked into. A flirtatious conversation is then held between Catwoman and Batman only to be interrupted by a smiley face sniper dot rolling up Catwoman’s suit. The shot is fired and misses her by a whisker.
    - Your first detective mode experience is finding the bullet hole on the floor and figuring out its trajectory.
    - Trajectory reveals the location of the shot. A bell tower housed by the Joker.
    - Joker has a potentially fatal desease.
    - Calendar Man is confirmed.
    - The date and time effect your interaction with Calendar Man, set your console of PC’s time a month ahead from last and you will receive a completely different conversation.
    - Batman’s launcher has received an upgrade, you can now stop at anytime instead of being forced to the end every time.
    - You are pitted against a lot more thugs at once compared to the original game.
    - Increased amount of combat animations.
    - Phone booths ring only for thugs to stand by it, afraid to answer. Rumours going round suggest anyone that answers these calls end up dead.
    - The mysterious caller ends up being Victor Zsasz, this starts one of many side quests in the game.
    - To start the side quest you must follow a number of ringing phone boxes only to greeted with him at the final one.
    - Co-Op seems to be hinted. Catwoman has very similar combat techniques to Batman when in game.
    - Rocksteady suggest Crime Alley will make an appearance.
    - Rocksteady insist that the only confirmed villains so far are the ones you have seen.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. revolting

    Holy CrapShitBalls, Hindle. I really wish I hadn’t read that list. It’s chock full of spoilers. WTB Undo button for brain.

    #45 5 years ago
  46. theevilaires

    YEA HINDLE DUDE

    put spoiler warning first. Good shit but had some spoils. I stopped reading it after a few guidelines. If its true then people don’t read it.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. The Hindle

    Its from a recent preview guys, its rare any previews spoil anything this early on.

    #47 5 years ago

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  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]