We asked the facebook gaming community for their opinions on the divisive Batman: Arkham Origins…
It’s been just over a fortnight since Batman: Arkham Origins, the latest entry in the Batman: Arkham trilogy was released, and the game has proven to be quite polarising with both consumers and critics.
Unlike previous instalments in the series – which were developed by British studio, Rocksteady – production duties for Origins were handled by Warner Bros. Games Montréal, who chose to make the title a prequel, following a less experienced Dark Knight. It was also the first Arkham game not to be penned by prolific DC Comics writer Paul Dini, or feature the voice talent of Kevin Connroy and Mark Hamill as the Caped Crusader and Joker respectively.
Leading up to launch many gamers seemed to be apprehensive about the quality of the upcoming entry in the franchise. But now that players have had time to visit Origins’ snow-blanketed Gotham for themselves, opposing points of view have been whizzing around like batarangs.
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