Warner announces Batman: The Brave and the Bold

By Johnny Cullen, Tuesday, 23 February 2010 15:58 GMT

Batman The Brave and the Bold

Warner’s announced a new Batman title for Wii and DS, known as Batman: The Brave and the Bold.

The game is a tie-in for the animated series going on right now featuring the Dark Knight, as well as Robin, Green Lantern, Aquaman and more.

Also confirmed is if you connect your DS to your Wii, you can play BAT-MITE.

“Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame further illustrates the diverse appeal of the Batman brand and the gameplay is a fun, vibrant extension of the animated series,” said Sam Ryan, SVP of development at Warner.

The announcement of the title comes hours after the firm announced it had bought a majority stake in Batman: Arkham Asylum developers Rocksteady.

Press release is below.

WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD THE VIDEOGAME

Hit Animated Series Brought To Life on Wii and Nintendo DS for Kids and Families to Play Together

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, on behalf of DC Comics, announces Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame, an action-adventure videogame based on the popular animated series, available this Autumn for Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. In the game, fans play alongside Batman and many of his allies in the DC UNIVERSE to take on dozens of popular villains.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame fully immerses fans into the vivid animated world of the successful TV series where kids can play as Batman or together with family and friends in two-player co-op mode. Players can choose from iconic characters ROBIN, GREEN LANTERN, BLUE BEETLE, along with drop-in heroes such as AQUAMAN to help solve puzzles and fight foes.

The game provides maximum replay value to those who own both the Wii and Nintendo DS versions by allowing them to connect the two systems to unlock BAT-MITE as a playable character. Players can control him with the Nintendo DS to wreak havoc or fight alongside the main characters in all levels of the Wii videogame.

“Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame further illustrates the diverse appeal of the Batman brand and the gameplay is a fun, vibrant extension of the animated series,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President of Development and Production, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “The game’s co-op play offers kids, families and Batman fans an interactive way of experiencing the cartoon’s iconic characters.”

In Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame, players embark on an exciting journey through crime-filled alleys, alien planets, abandoned underground cities and mysterious laboratories. Further lending to the authentic cartoon feel of the game is the inclusion of Batman’s iconic gadgets such as Batarangs and his Grapnel Gun.

For more information, please visit www.BraveandtheBoldVideogame.com

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