E3 2012: Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition Wii U Announced


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition will will be coming to the Nintendo Wii U this Christmas.

The game comes with the same impactful story and gameplay of the award-winning game created by Rocksteady Studios and now comes with with enhanced gameplay features made possible with Wii U and the Wii U GamePad. It comes feature all available DLC and introduces  Battle Armored Tech (B.A.T.) Mode and the new Armored Suits for both Batman and Catwoman. Players can become the Dark Knight like never before with the upgraded battle suit that gives players an additional power-up by allowing them to build kinetic energy during combat. Players will then enter B.A.T mode and give out more damage than ever before.

The Wii U Gamepad gives players instant access to the wrist-mounted Batcomputer throughout the game, allowing players to use the touch screen to seamlessly select objectives, choose their gadget, track forensic evidence, upgrade their gear, detonate explosive gel, and more, all while remaining immersed in the action. All gadgets have also been reimagined for the power of the Wii U Gamepad which offers an unprecedented level of accuracy when using the Batarang and scanning for clues.

Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. stated:

“Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition harnesses the power of the Wii U system and the Wii U GamePad with features that allow fans to further immerse themselves in the role of Batman like never before, WB Games Montréal evolved the incredible hit game by Rocksteady into a truly unique experience on Wii U.”

Reid Schneider, Vice President and Executive Producer, WB Games Montréal added:

“WB Games Montréal is very excited to unveil the all new Wii U features we’ve created inBatman: Arkham City Armoured Edition, The new controller allows for a different twist on the Batman: Arkham City game, as players now have the power of the Batcomputer and gadgets in the palm of their hands.” 

Some screenshots and a trailer can be seen below. Let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.


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