SPOILER: Make Way for Arkham City's New Villains
Posted on Sunday, May 22 @ 12:46:54 PST by Daniel Bischoff
Word has it that's going to change with Arkham City and the first image of The Penguin above seems to confirm he's got a big imprint on Gotham gone mad. Rocksteady frontman Dax Ginn, who we interviewed at GDC, let the news out about the bird and the bat:
The way that Penguin has always been portrayed is as quite an aristocratic, well-spoken gentleman who's got these twisted delusions of grandeur. So we've made him a really horrible, nasty piece of work - but still with the delusion of grandeur. He dresses well, but in a poor taste, and we've made him this brutish, brutal guy but also key into collection fascination that he's had throughout the years.That sounds like a very interesting take on a character that I can't imagine as anything but Danny Devito eating raw fish. Ginn also gave interviewers the run down on Catwoman:
The attitude of this Selena Kyle is closer to that of the late, great Eartha Kitt from the cult 60's TV show: strong, confident, sexy and independent. Comic book nerds will notice Arkham City's Catwoman appears to have been designed in the style of Adam Hughes's covers from the third Catwoman series, a feature Rocksteady hoped people would spot.If you haven't caught a glimpse of Catwoman in action, check out the gameplay trailer below.
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