Arkham Origins Studio Is Hiring For New DC Comics Games

Arkham Origins Studio Is Hiring For New DC Comics Games

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WB Games Montreal, the team behind Batman: Arkham Origins, is hiring developers for work on two new Triple-A DC Comics games.

WB's Arkham series is easily the biggest superhero success story in gaming, wonderfully capturing most elements of the Batman mythos. But Batman's also the only DC Comics hero in Triple-A gaming right now - what about Superman, Wonder Woman, or the rest of the Justice League? If a new job posting is anything to go on, these characters might be on the way. WB Games Montreal, the studio behind Arkham Origins, is seeking developers for two DC Comics game currently in the works.

Now, which specific games WB Games Montreal is working on is anyone's guess. A new Arkham game is certainly a safe bet, but it's unlikely the team would work on two at the same time. One possibility is a Superman game, which Paul Dini originally suggested Rocksteady should pursue after Arkham City. And with several DC Comics movies being produced with rapid speed, there's no shortage of characters and settings to draw from. For an easy example, Suicide Squad could take superhero games in a unique direction without changing anything about Arkham's dark asthetic. Hell, you could even recruit the actors behind Arkham's Deadshot and Harley Quinn for missions under Amanda Waller.

Of course, the pie-in-the-sky dream would be a Justice League game supporting a large variety of characters and playstyles, but that might be a stretch - at least until the Justice League movies are closer to release. At least LEGO Batman 3 still scratches that particular itch until WB Games Montreal reveals exactly what projects are underway. Which DC Comics games would you like to see?

Source: WB Games Montreal, via GamesRadar

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I'm thinking Superman first, they kind of hinted at it with the Lex Luthor cameos in Arkham Knight and other Superman related stuff here and there.

I stand corrected on the previous statement in this post.

OT: I know it's not a DC property, but I'd really like to see a Spawn game made in the Arkham style (combat, free-roaming, etc).

RJ 17:
"The studio behind Arkham Origins", eh?

......shouldn't it be pointed out first that they were also the studio responsible for handling the PC Port of Arkham Knight?

No.
Arkham Origins was developed by WB Games Montreal. The PC port was outsourced to Iron Galaxy Studios, and again for the PC port of Arkham Knight. They're probably not gonna let let Iron Galaxy Studios near any WB property for a long time after their latest "success".

NLS:

RJ 17:
"The studio behind Arkham Origins", eh?

......shouldn't it be pointed out first that they were also the studio responsible for handling the PC Port of Arkham Knight?

No.
Arkham Origins was developed by WB Games Montreal. The PC port was outsourced to Iron Galaxy Studios, and again for the PC port of Arkham Knight. They're probably not gonna let let Iron Galaxy Studios near any WB property for a long time after their latest "success".

Ahhh, seems I got a bit mixed up then. Thank you for the correction, I've changed my post accordingly.

Cyborg would be badass, but i'm not sure if he is popular enough to warrant a game dedicated to him.

Green Lantern maybe?

I would have thought Green Arrow would be the easiest fit for the Arkham gameplay style. They already did archery with Shadow of Mordor, so it wouldn't be much work to adapt it to suit that character.

Not trying to be a dick but it sounds boring already.

I bet they will be movie tie-in games. The company has a reputation of producing crappy games to maintain.

Wow, they made arkham origins, the...well maybe not worst. But sure as fuck not the best of the arkham games.

And an arkham style superman game? That sounds great!! You could start with infinite power and then run around leveling up to have morer infiniter power!

"The studio behind Arkham-!"

YAY!

"- Origins!"

Oh.

Yeah, well, if Origins hadn't been a piece of crud, I'd be a little more excited.

 

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