Batman:Arkham Studio Teases Suicide Squad Game?

So, as we discussed in an earlier article, the entire COVID-19 pandemic deterred game developers in their honest work of pushing out new titles. Regardless, the studio behind the Batman: Arkham series has announced an entirely new intellectual property within the same universe - supposedly, a Suicide Squad game is in the works and a trailer is due shortly. Read on for all the details!

First off - why should this be considered a 'big deal' to some? 

Well, for those unaware, Batman: Arkham is a critically acclaimed series of action-adventure video games. The four instalments in the series pack a combination of a well-written story, intriguing characters, puzzling gameplay and thrilling action. Who doesn't wanna be Batman for a day? Also, one thing DC Comics fans will appreciate is the fact that original writers were utilized to construct a story loyal to the comics. 

That's were the new game walks in - behind the success of a respected series of games. Rocksteady Studios has claimed the property of Suicide Squad as finally made official by their Twitter post below: 

What should we expect? 

Well, first off, there's Superman right in the cover art. Otherwise, as with respect to the unloved Suicide Squad film, one can expect fugitive characters from the DC Comics universe coming together to form an anti-terrorist/alien squad, each propelled by a form of leverage. The following are certain characters one can expect: 

  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker 
  • Batman 
  • Superman 
  • Deadshot 
  • Enchantress 
  • Katana
  • Chato Santana 
  • Killer Croc 

The potential here is simply endless. Immediately, the community is gravitating towards a potential 'Batman vs Superman' storyline which could be great - again, better than the corresponding film. Perhaps, in terms of gameplay, the ability to pick between characters mid-level could allow for some awesome strategy. 

Personally, even though I'm no fan of DC Comics, especially of their lacklustre films, a game like this still peaks my interest. Overall, we can expect a full teaser on the 22nd August. 

Let us know in the comments what you think of the upcoming title! 

Posted by Gabriel Sciberras on 11th August 2020, 10:09

I'm Gabriel - 19 year-old dental student attending university working as a part-time esports journalist. I've been doing this for 3 years now. Having worked with GMR Entertainment in the past, I've come on board to write some articles this summer :).

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