Batman: Arkham City writer explains his absence on next Rocksteady project

By Brenna Hillier, Tuesday, 7 August 2012 03:03 GMT

Batman: Arkham City writer Paul Dini has confirmed he isn’t currently involved in a new game at Rocksteady, but that’s not because there isn’t one in the works.

Posting on his blog, Dini said he asked about the possibility of a third game when Arkham City wrapped, but was given the cold shoulder.

“It was intimated that for future games, Warner and Rocksteady might not be looking as much to freelance writers, the message being, that if I had something else interesting coming my way, I might want to take it,” he said.

Dini said that the announcement of the Harley Quinn’s Revenge DLC confirmed in his mind that WBIE and Rocksteady had found other ways to meet their writing needs, and so went ahead and filled his schedule with other projects.

“It was fun working with Warners and Rocksteady on the first two Arkham games and I am grateful to them both for a tremendous experience. Rocksteady has a great crew of artists and storytellers, and it was exciting and enlightening for me to be part of that team. If we wind up working together again at some point, that would be cool, too,” he added.

Rumour has Rocksteady working on a Silver Age prequel. Dini first denied involvement in the new game last week.

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