Dark Knight

Rumour: Why Pandemic’s Dark Knight never was, reason for studio’s closure

Following on from yesterday’s rumour that EA is to close Pandemic’s Brisbane studio, Kotaku is now reporting that its Australian wing has the scoop on why the movie tie-in, Dark Knight game was cancelled and how that led to the the studio’s closure. Speaking with a number of Pandemic employees, the site’s Australian Editor, David […]

Dark Knight headlines

  • Rumor: Dark Knight game canned

    File this one under “Shame, that.” According to multiple sources that contacted Australian Gamer, unofficially troubled, possibly non-existent Batman movie tie-in Dark Knight will never see the light of day. Why? Apparently, Pandemic Studios Brisbane just couldn’t keep up. “The word is that their game has been cancelled by the higher ups due to it […]

  • First Batman details: Open world, Pandemic-developed, is broken

    A Kotaku source has scooped the caped crusader’s latest videogame, the Pandemic Dark Knight adaptation. While the insider confirms an open-world Gotham city for the title, the overall prognosis isn’t looking so hot. Apparently, Batman’s combat just isn’t up to snuff. Words like “limited” and “repetitive,” as well as not-words like “mashy” pop-up in Kotaku’s […]

  • Patcher: No Dark Knight tie-in cost Warner $100m

    Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Patcher has said that the absence of Dark Knight videogame would have cost Warner Bros roughly $100 million in sales, the AP writes. “Based on the record-breaking success of the movie, Wedbush Morgan video game industry analyst Michael Pachter believes a Dark Knight game released at the same time as the blockbuster […]