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Posted by k4tzm4n (39993 posts) 2 years, 2 months ago

Poll: Comic Vine Question of the Week VOTING: Batman Arkham Knight: What Excites You The Most? (175 votes)

It's the finale, so bring on the epic story! 22%
I can drive the batmobile?! YES! 17%
I can't wait to beat up goons as Harley Quinn! 5%
I'm anxious to see if there's new combat mechanics/equipment! 4%
Test my mind, Rocksteady, and hit me with more detective work! 2%
The return of Kevin Conroy (not confirmed, but VERY likely)! 6%
Dude, it's a new Batman game by ROCKSTEADY. 'Nuff said! 45%

Oh yes, Rocksteady is back! It's official: the very awesome studio is giving us its third Batman game. Not only will this be their grand finale for the Dark Knight, but it's also introducing a huge gameplay element: the batmobile. As if gliding and leaping across the rooftops of Gotham City wasn't fun enough, you'll now be able to speed through its streets. Apparently Harley Quinn will be playable in challenges and we'll see the return of quite a few villains (e.g. Scarecrow, Two-Face, Penguin). Also, Kevin Conroy previously stated he was working on a Batman game, so it's safe to assume he'll reprise his role as the Caped Crusader in this one. Needless to say, it's a thrilling reveal, but we want to know what has you the most excited.

The poll will stay open until Thursday morning (ET). After casting your vote, dive into the comments section and speak your mind. Make an awesome enough post and we just may highlight it in the results article. That updated article will hit the homepage on Thursday, so be sure to check back then to see the results and whether your post was selected. See you then, Viners. In the meantime, enjoy freaking out over the news and feast your eyes on a better look at Bruce's new armor.

#1 Posted by Black_Arrow (7193 posts) - - Show Bio


#2 Posted by Jphu8414 (4044 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman game....Rocksteady

Yeah I'm excited

#3 Posted by Black_Claw (3368 posts) - - Show Bio

Finally being able to drive the Batmobile. Not to mention that it's design is pure sex.

#4 Posted by conradoaccorsi (315 posts) - - Show Bio

Greatest Game EVER!

#5 Edited by Falconer (173 posts) - - Show Bio

Payoff on everything they've been building up since the first game. Hush, Azrael, and an epic Scarecrow comeback. Fingers crossed on more Bat-family.

#6 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3998 posts) - - Show Bio

The epic story! Bring it!

Also, I hope they tie everything from Origins together in this finale, because it felt a bit "on the side". Gah, I'm so excited.

#7 Posted by Black_Arrow (7193 posts) - - Show Bio

The epic story! Bring it!

Also, I hope they tie everything from Origins together in this finale, because it felt a bit "on the side". Gah, I'm so excited.

Because Origins wasn't suppose to exist. I bet they are going to ignore it

#8 Posted by amazing_webhead (8503 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't decide!

#9 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

The fact that every next/current gen open-world game has looked nothing short of amazing so far (Infamous: Second Son, Watch Dogs, etc.) so I expect nothing but utter greatness from this one. Also, Batmobile.

#10 Posted by mak13131313 (1601 posts) - - Show Bio

Everything!! I can't wait!

#11 Posted by NukeA6 (829 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm glad they are ending the Arkham games but WAIT! Hear me out:

The Arkham series has been my favorite of the last gaming generation but as with other franchises, they become dull and fail when they carry out too long and don't get a proper ending (Tomb Raider before the reboot, Resident Evil, Mega Max X, etc.). Because they chose to end it when the time was right (as some are already seeing the series being possibly milked), the series can reach a pinnacle of greatness so that we can all look back and see that this was one of the best game series ever instead of one that used to be great but then jumped the shark. I prefer my things with proper closure and it's why I tend to like indie comics better sometimes.

#12 Posted by RustyRoy (15330 posts) - - Show Bio
#13 Edited by iaconpoint (1427 posts) - - Show Bio

@nukea6: easy there, take a breathe. Now doesn't that feel better?

#14 Edited by NukeA6 (829 posts) - - Show Bio


I'm not upset. I just like to see things end well. When Batman Arkham is done, there's always Suicide Squad. Wasn't Rocksteady planning a game for that?

#15 Posted by Black_Arrow (7193 posts) - - Show Bio

@nukea6 said:


I'm not upset. I just like to see things end well. When Batman Arkham is done, there's always Suicide Squad. Wasn't Rocksteady planning a game for that?

No Warner bros montreal was planning that.

#16 Posted by PunyParker (15569 posts) - - Show Bio

We all knew the answer.RS.

#17 Posted by Black_Arrow (7193 posts) - - Show Bio

I am gonna say Why I am exited for this game:
This not a cross gen game that means that they are going to use the next generation to his maximum potential. This is gonna enable us: Bigger and more detailed Gotham, More enemies in map (this means that Gotham isn't going to be a ghost city like Origins), Better graphics (Everything will feel more real) and more power to include features like the Batmobile.

another reason is that Rocksteady has time to upgrade the fighting system and to create new gadgets for this final adventure. I am confident that they are going to create an awesome story and with the return of Kevin Conroy, we will feel more immersed in the story.

Scarecrow will finally be a central villain. This means that we might never know what is real and what not, this could be us as a good plot twist . The stakes seem to be bigger than ever because of the dangerous enemy that Scarecrow is and because this is the final game of the franchise and we know that the people in Rocksteady don't have a problem killing a major character like the Joker.

#18 Posted by Experio (18215 posts) - - Show Bio


#19 Edited by Ninjablade09 (3255 posts) - - Show Bio

The fact that we can drive the bat mobile is awesome. I can't wait to see the whole city in action! Game of year!

#20 Edited by Russcovito (149 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know what to vote, I'm like.. Wow..

#21 Posted by QueenCorp15 (1058 posts) - - Show Bio

The graphics in the trailer are the best ive ever seen AN THEYRE IN A BATMAN GAME! Plus that opening voice of scarecrow is so sinister an evil an amazing

#22 Posted by RogueShadow (17689 posts) - - Show Bio
#23 Posted by reaverlation (20054 posts) - - Show Bio

A new Batman game!Yes!And to everyone who sees this and if you fit the bill for this game:


#24 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (12388 posts) - - Show Bio


#25 Posted by MannEffest (1378 posts) - - Show Bio

A new Batman Arkham game by Rocksteady!?!?!

Excuse me while I go to the nearest GameStop and buy a new generation console.

#26 Posted by MAZAHS117 (6960 posts) - - Show Bio

Being able to finally drive around in the Batmobile is awesome. Still don't know for the life of me why it's taken this long to be part of the gameplay

#27 Edited by dagmar_merrill (12701 posts) - - Show Bio


#28 Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse (6518 posts) - - Show Bio Wii U version?

#29 Posted by spideyKK (31 posts) - - Show Bio

I am excited for many reasons, the Rocksteady studio returning is always a hit, I'd love to be driving in the Batmobile being so used to travelling from rooftop to rooftop instead this time fast travelling by street and cant wait to see the graphics in next-gen.

#30 Posted by MasterBelmont (365 posts) - - Show Bio

Batmobile, obviously. That just sounds fun.

#31 Posted by AlwaysTheBigSpoon (64 posts) - - Show Bio

Rocksteady Studios. *speaking slowly and dramatically* Freaking. Rock. Steady. Studios.

#32 Posted by TheBlueAngel93 (21058 posts) - - Show Bio

It's Rocksteady AND Batman, what more do you want?! ^__^

#33 Posted by Mach_ (227 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm just upset its for xbox one and ps4.

#34 Posted by MonsterStomp (28843 posts) - - Show Bio

Is this the finale? Jeez, the series is too good to end.

#35 Posted by LyraFay (2643 posts) - - Show Bio


#36 Edited by roboadmiral (577 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually, if you read the GameInformer article. . .

#37 Posted by MakkyD (6848 posts) - - Show Bio
#38 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (15330 posts) - - Show Bio

I lost my crap. I'm going to get a PS4.

#39 Posted by flameboy298 (2797 posts) - - Show Bio

I like how everyone even Rocksteady is acting like Batman Arkham Origins doesn't exist Lol,that game was so unnecessary though.

#40 Posted by reaperOnyx (3799 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm a bit sick of Batman. I'll still play the game because I own the other 3 and I can't go this deep into it and not end it. I hope the villain is different this time though.

#41 Edited by Deathstroke19 (3858 posts) - - Show Bio


At first a I didn't believe it but then I saw the trailers.

And from the description of the game it sounds like my uncle (used to work for Rocksteady and now has a bunch of friends from there) was right and there's no point in hiding it now.... He told me a couple of months ago that in this finale EVERY Batman villain that has been in the previous games is going to be in this one. I doubt they can fit every one but A LOT of them are going to be in it hence in the description "Scarecrow unites the villains" or something like that. Hopefully more Deathstroke, Hush. Killer Croc, Ra's, Clayface, and possibly The Joker [I don't actually want more Joker because I'd prefer a different villain but there's a rumor that he's in it].

#42 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (44829 posts) - - Show Bio

I would really like to see a proper in depth and challenging detective mode

#43 Edited by ULTRAstarkiller (8819 posts) - - Show Bio

Dude its a new Batman game by Rocksteady!!! I'm excited about everything. For one the epic story that we all know Rocksteady will deliver. More epic boss battles like Freeze's. Third THE GOD DAMN BAT..MOBILE. Fourth more Riddler challenges because everyone loves those. Finally its flipping Batman on the Xbox One! I cant wait.