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Batman: Arkham Asylum

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Eidos
Developer: Rocksteady Studios
Release Date: Sept. 15, 2009

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'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) Details Poison Ivy - Trailer

by Rainier on May 22, 2009 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT

In Batman: Arkham Asylum the player assumes the role of Batman as he delivers The Joker to Arkham Asylum. There, the imprisoned super-villains have set a trap and an immersive combat gaming experience unfolds. With an original script penned by Emmy Award-winning Batman writer Paul Dini, the game brings the universe of DC ComicsÂ’ detective to life with stunning graphics.

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In Batman: Arkham Asylum, developed by Rocksteady Studios, the player assumes the role of Batman as he delivers The Joker to Arkham Asylum. There, the imprisoned super-villains have set a trap and an immersive combat gaming experience unfolds. With an original script penned by Emmy Award-winning Batman writer Paul Dini, the game brings the universe of DC Comics’ detective to life with stunning graphics.

Known as the voice of Batman and Bruce Wayne for over fifteen years in various animated films and television series, Kevin Conroy will repeat his role as the caped crusader, while Mark Hamill, who is also a veteran of many animated Batman properties, will again star as The Joker in the upcoming action-adventure title.

Poison Ivy:

Real Name: Pamela Lillian Isley
Occupation: Professional Criminal
Base of Operations: Gotham City
Eyes: Green
Hair: Red
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Wieght : 115 lb
First Appearance: Batman #181 (June, 1966)

Botanist Pamela Isley was transformed by a science experiment gone wrong into a plant-human hybrid. With chlorophyll flowing through her veins instead of blood, she developed a toxic touch and a pheromone-fueled talent for seduction. Her crimes have become more ecologically focused as she has increasingly abandoned her human side, identifying more with the natural world. Her unique brand of eco-terrorism often puts her into conflict with Batman, whose iron will usually protects him from her seductive powers.

Attributes:

  • An ability to encourage and direct the growth of all plant life
  • Plant genes mixed in with her DNA make her an unpredictable and formidable physical opponent
  • Exudes natural pheromones that enable her to exert control over victims
  • Skin secretes a toxin that can make her touch deadly
  • Pathological drive to rid the world of humanity and make it safe for plant life

System Requirements

  • Minimum
    • CPU: Intel single core 3 Ghz or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: XP = 1 GB, Vista = 2GB
    • GPU: Shader Model 3 NVidia 6600 or ATI 1300 or higher
  • Recommended
    • CPU: Pentium D 3Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (Dual core)
    • Memory: XP = 2GB, Vista = 3GB
    • GPU: NVidia 7900 GT or higher
    • Enhanced for multi-core

The North American collector’s edition of Batman: Arkham Asylum, co-published by Eidos, Inc. and Warner Bros. features a full array of iconic collector’s items, including:

  • 14" Batarang with stand
    • Matches the Batarang’s in-game design
  • Arkham Doctor’s Journal
    • 48 pages of notes on Arkham’s inmates
    • Embossed leather dust jacket
  • 2 Sleeve Digi-pack, including:
    • Game disc
    • Behind-the-scenes DVD
  • Code for downloadable Challenge Map
    • Exclusive “Crime Alley” map, available immediately
  • Full-color Manual

Batman: Arkham Asylum, co-publish by Eidos and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, is scheduled for late summer 2009.


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