Batman Arkham Asylum debut trailer

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#1 Edited by suneku (3005 posts) -

damnit embedding sucks

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#2 Edited by suneku (3005 posts) -

It mainly just shows the environment, but you can hear the Joker's laugh at the end... it's awesome to hear Mark Hamill do this voice again

  
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#3 Posted by AndrewGaspar (2561 posts) -

Kind of cool, but I'm really not interested in playing a Batman game, especially one about hand-to-hand combat.

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#4 Posted by BiggerBomb (7011 posts) -

That looks pretty cool. And I might be mistaken, but is that Hans Zimmer's music in the trailer?

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#5 Posted by MKHavoc (1304 posts) -

It doesn't really show that much, but I hope this game turns out well.

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#6 Posted by HandsomeDead (11853 posts) -
BiggerBomb said:
"And I might be mistaken, but is that Hans Zimmer's music in the trailer?"
I believe it's a piece from Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard from one of the new Batman films. It might be off the TDK soundtrack because it sounds incredibly familiar.

Anyway, that game looks like it's got the typical Batman pathetically forced grim tone to things. Can't wait to not play it.
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#7 Posted by EvilTwin (3316 posts) -

Man, I used to love Mark Hamill's Joker, but that laugh just isn't as haunting anymore once you've heard Ledger cackle. 

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#8 Posted by ColMustard (411 posts) -
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Col. Mustard says... "awesome"
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#9 Posted by Kush (9089 posts) -

I'm definitely interested in this game and hope it actually delivers where so many Batman games have failed before...being its own game and having no relation to the new films is a plus!

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#10 Posted by Mike (17288 posts) -
AndrewGaspar said:
"Kind of cool, but I'm really not interested in playing a Batman game, especially one about hand-to-hand combat."

That's what Batman does, though...
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#11 Posted by Hamz (6899 posts) -

The music in the trailer feels reminiscent of the score for the Batman films but doesn't seem to sound exactly like any particular track from either of the Batman films. So that makes me happy, i had worried they might just try and live off of the recent success from TDK.

Still Mark Hamill > Heath Ledger for the Joker's voice.

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#12 Posted by TheGTAvaccine (2916 posts) -

Hmmm, the scenery looks pretty damn good IMO.

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#13 Posted by thebobster10 (392 posts) -

Looks fantastic. Wish I had a PS3 though :(

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#14 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -

I dunno why I thought this game had been cancelled.

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#15 Posted by jakob187 (22932 posts) -

Not impressed.

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#16 Posted by DARKIDO07 (926 posts) -

That was insane, how are they going to get the T rating though? That trailer screams Mature rating to me....

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#17 Posted by Bulldog19892 (1835 posts) -
AndrewGaspar said:
"Kind of cool, but I'm really not interested in playing a Batman game, especially one about hand-to-hand combat."
Making a Batman game without fighting is like making a Call of Duty game without guns.
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#18 Posted by Bulldog19892 (1835 posts) -

Well that wasn't very impressive. It barely showed us anything. And is it just me, or has Mark Hamill's Joker voice totally lost it's potency? After Heath Ledger it just seems... weak.

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Bulldog19892 said:
"Well that wasn't very impressive. It barely showed us anything. And is it just me, or has Mark Hamill's Joker voice totally lost it's potency? After Heath Ledger it just seems... weak."
Laugh=/=Voice Although I don't think He'll be able to beat Heath Ledger :P
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#20 Posted by TwoOneFive (9786 posts) -
AndrewGaspar said:
"Kind of cool, but I'm really not interested in playing a Batman game, especially one about hand-to-hand combat."
if its anything like Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay, which it already sounds and looks like, it will be awesome. 
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#21 Posted by HandsomeDead (11853 posts) -
Bulldog19892 said:
"Well that wasn't very impressive. It barely showed us anything. And is it just me, or has Mark Hamill's Joker voice totally lost it's potency? After Heath Ledger it just seems... weak."
What was special about Heath Ledger's laugh? I don't really remember anything about it besides it's a bit high pitched.
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#22 Posted by Bulldog19892 (1835 posts) -

I wasn't talking about their laughs, I was talking about their voices. Heath Ledger was Joker in The Dark Knight, and Mark Hamill was Joker in The Animated Series. We've heard both of their voices before, and I think Ledgers Joker voice (and laugh) sounds better because it sounds more shrill, venomous, and menacing to me. It's not like I'm basing my opinion on jack shit.

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#23 Posted by zitosilva (1890 posts) -

Just a little taste, but it certainly made me want to taste a little more.

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#24 Posted by HandsomeDead (11853 posts) -
Bulldog19892 said:
"I wasn't talking about their laughs, I was talking about their voices. Heath Ledger was Joker in The Dark Knight, and Mark Hamill was Joker in The Animated Series. We've heard both of their voices before, and I think Ledgers Joker voice (and laugh) sounds better because it sounds more shrill, venomous, and menacing to me. It's not like I'm basing my opinion on jack shit."
Any need to be so hostile? I was just asking a question.
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#25 Edited by Cirdain (3768 posts) -

1st

"And I might be mistaken, but is that Hans Zimmer's music in the trailer?"
I believe it's a piece from Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard from one of the new Batman films. It might be off the TDK soundtrack because it sounds incredibly familiar.

Anyway, that game looks like it's got the typical Batman pathetically forced grim tone to things. Can't wait to not play it."
I think Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard would have written a different score for this game that best reflex the Jokers insanity because the music in the movie I think reflex the Joker's actions of chaos.
But, I heard that Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard wrote about 3 hours of music and Christopher Nolan remembered it all, so some of the music might not have made the movie of the soundtack.

2nd
What game engine is being used to make this?

3rd
If the gameplay is anything like the Chronicles of riddick butchers bay, im fine with it
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#26 Posted by The_Icon (663 posts) -

This trailer shows how atmospheric the game will be!

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#27 Posted by Virago (2566 posts) -
MB said:
"AndrewGaspar said:
"Kind of cool, but I'm really not interested in playing a Batman game, especially one about hand-to-hand combat."

That's what Batman does, though..."
ARE YOU RETARDED?! omg. at least pretend you know something about DC's greatest superhero and stfu.
Also, this trailer looks fantastic, even if it's just AA in 3D
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#28 Posted by code305 (113 posts) -

would be happy to see more

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