Showing posts with label Adventure. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Adventure. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Batman: The Enemy Within Have Two Different Endings

One thing fans of Telltale Games would agree without a doubt is that the developer has re-invented if not mastered the point-and-click adventure games of modern times and with each new releases, they prove it time after time. The studio did a great job tinkering with the established folklore of DC Comics' most iconic hero Batman in Batman: The Telltale Series in 2016 and the sequel Batman: The Enemy Within in 2017.

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Batman: The Enemy Within Have Two Different Endings

Batman: The Enemy Within is the second season of Telltale's attempt of re-creating the legends of The Dark Knight for gamers. The first season and the already released episodes of season two is doing exceptionally well so far. We all are now waiting for the season finale and it is going to be released on March 27, drawing conclusion to another thrilling chapter of Bruce Wayne/ Batman trying to save Gotham City from the rampant criminal society.

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The developers and studio is very excited about the final episode as it just doesn't give it a closure but also because this one is the greatest piece of content they have created for the series till date. Telltale's stories are different than any of the stories from DC Universe as they take a unique dig at the saga and the latest twist they added to the list is to create their own version of The Joker.

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The Pact Associates

When he was first discovered by Bruce Wayne in Arkham Asylum as a former patient named John Doe. He didn't become the Clown Prince of Crime back then but his past was anything but clouded. However, he had a deep admiration for Bruce Wayne and just wanted to be his best friend more than anything. He even introduced Bruce to The Pact, a small gang of super-criminals consisting Bane, Harley Quinn and Mr. Freeze.

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Just because John Doe was way far from becoming The Joker at that point, many actually started rooting for him. It was a very bold move from Telltale to even pitch the idea of this pale skinned and green haired individual having any sort of friendly relationship with Bruce Wayne because of many Batman fans would start ranting about it immediately but all things worked out fine in the end. Instead of beating him up and taking him back to Arkham, players tried to guide him through Bruce's character.

Since one of the nature of episodic graphic adventure games are the ending and many other aspects of a game changes depending on your actions, your approach towards John Doe in The Enemy Within will shape up his character in the endgame. Whether or not you want him to be Harley's boyfriend or bring down his criminal endeavors, it's all up to you. The way you treat him will shape The Joker of tomorrow.

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Vigilante or Villain?

The finale episode will reach to a certain point with every loose ends and John Doe will either transform into a Vigilante or Villain. If he turns out evil, then you already know that he is destined to become Batman’s arch-nemesis. The end of their friendship will set him nuts and he will wreck havoc on Gotham. Although, The Joker becoming a vigilante would like to team-up with Batman to eradicate all crime from the city.

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We better not go any deep with this than we did, because the final episode is dropping within two weeks and you probably wouldn't like the story to be spoiled. You should play the episode titled "Same Stitch" when it is finally released for Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and mobile devices on March 27 to find out the epic conclusion yourself. The fifth episode contains three and a half hours worth of content and with a few variations of outcomes, it can be even longer.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Five Release Date

Developer Telltale Games have done a great job recreating the legends of Batman with inspiration taken from the source materials of DC Comics and adapted a new version of the character where the players build their own saga as they progress further in each episode of the game. Telltale has officially announced the release date for the fifth and final episode of Batman: The Enemy Within titled "Same Stitch".

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Batman: The Enemy Within Season Finale Release Date

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As you know that previously made choices will shape-up things for you in Batman: The Enemy Within, a huge turn-of-event awaits the finale depends on how you reaped your steps in the past episodes. We are talking about a twist of the character John Doe, who is destined to become Batman's arch-nemesis The Joker. Based on your actions in prior episodes, John Doe will evolve and whether or not he becomes a problem for Bruce Wayne still remains a question.

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Classic Clown Prince of Crime

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We are dropping the official episode description of Batman: The Enemy Within's Season Finale below for you to take a look at.

"What would you choose: a friend whose unhinged approach to justice turns your allies against you, or a sworn enemy who will stop at nothing to see you suffer as your city burns? Based on the relationship you’ve built with John Doe, you'll see one of two very different stories play out. So what’ll it be, Bruce: friend...or foe?"

We believe, John Doe will either become the maniacal Clown Prince of Crime we know him to be or an unlikely ally for Batman/Bruce Wayne that we have never seen before. Telltale already planned out two different ending for the story and developed over 4,500 lines of dialogue for 38 characters from the episode. Amanda Waller of the Agency, Bane, Harley Quinn and Mr. Freeze may appear in supporting role of the story as well.

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The Other Unpredictable Vigilante

RELATED: Batman: The Telltale Series Tie-In Comics "Sins of the Father"

Season Finale of Batman: The Enemy Within, "Same Stitch" will be out on March 27, to play on Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and mobile devices. With that, Telltale's second season of episodic point-and-click graphic adventure based on The Dark Knight will come to an end. Judging by the very positive reception from the fans, Batman: The Telltale Series is much likely to return with a third season, where we will see the Caped Crusader in more actions and tackle more bad guys.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Batman: The Telltale Series Tie-In Comics "Sins of the Father"

With so many popular video games based on the popular DC Comics character Batman, it was quite a bold move for developer Telltale Games to come up with a brand-new saga of The Dark Knight with a re-defined origin. After the successful completion of Batman: The Telltale Series season one, Telltale is currently in-progress with season two, Batman: The Enemy Within. Now, a comic book limited series titled Batman: Sins of the Father is coming in February 2018.

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Batman: The Telltale Series Tie-In Comics

The interactive experience of Telltale's episodic point-and-click graphic adventure really picked up audience interest and now, there is a tie-in book on the way. Veteran comic-book and TV writer for Netflix, Christos Gage (Civil War – House of M, World War Hulk – X-Men) is teamed up with artist Raffaele Ienco (Mechanism, Symmetry) to expand the universe even further by bridging the gap between the two seasons of the acclaimed game.

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Batman – Sins of the Father #1 Video Game Variant Cover


After his debut in the newly re-imagined Gotham City, Bruce Wayne has encountered many villains and psychopaths as himself and his alter ego, Batman. The situation is not always black and white for him and that is why he has to go infiltrate a crime joint to reach the bottom of the problem. Fan favorite characters like Jim Gordon and Amanda Waller crosses paths with him but they too are not exactly are who we used to know in comics, despite some basics of course.

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Commissioner Gordon Will Show Up

Working on Sins of the Father is quite a throwback for writer Christos Gage as he started his early comic-book endeavor with a Deadshot mini-series nearly 15 years ago that was later re-printed as Deadshot: Bulletproof and the same character is making his way into the world of Telltale's Batman to serve as the main antagonist for the series. Also, Bruce Wayne will get back to restore his family reputation after discovering the shocking revelation about his father.

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Already taking a bold new direction for all the characters that we've known for almost all of our lives, Sins of the Father presented a challenge for Christos Gage and his partner Raffaele Ienco to walk a parallel path and live up to the expectation of the fans. The online playthrough videos of Batman: The Telltale Series season one really helped the old hand of Gage here when his editor Jim Chadwick tasked him to handle the project.

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Aftermath of Telltale's Batman Season 1

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Besides, the unique nature of the world Telltale's Batman presents the opportunity to make a few tweaks at the established canon without ruining the core of that character. While Bruce is already having a hard time learning that his father Thomas Wayne was not the heroic figure he thought of, it seems even Alfred was aware of this secret and that makes it a lot worse. The legacy he has built on and the lifelong crime-fighting career he has taken seems baseless to him now.

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Batman – Sins of the Father #2 Cover

Providing, where the developer studio wants to go next with Batman: The Enemy Within and later with newer seasons of Batman: The Telltale Series, Gage and Ienco still had enough freedom to create a direction where they wanted this version of The Dark Knight to go. There will probably a chapter where both Bruce Wayne and Floyd Lawton will come face to face without their masks and that should be something no one wants to miss. The writer believes that somehow Deadshot is just a dark reflection of Batman considering all odds.

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Another character from Batman legend named Black Spider is part of the story and he is hired by Deadshot to face off his enemy. As usual, Commissioner Jim Gordon and Alfred Pennyworth are inseparable parts of Bruce's life as they are in Sins of the Father. Characters that made their debut on Batman: The Enemy Within won't have any direct interaction with Bruce Wayne/Batman though but hopefully they will make their presence known for sure.

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Batman – Sins of the Father #3 Cover

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Telltale Games have already done a fantastic job by re-telling Bruce Wayne's origin in their first game based on Batman and how he eventually discovers a criminal conspiracy in his family. From the beginning of the video game series, Bruce had been trying to bring balance to Gotham City by going undercover to make an ally with the underworld loonies and then being The Caped Crusader at night to fight crime.

The official synopsis to the first digital issue of "Batman: Sins of the Father" series is as follows:

"After the events of season one, Bruce Wayne is working to rebuild the reputation of his family and their company, Wayne Enterprises, while his alter ego, Batman, attempts to create a working relationship between himself and the GCPD. However, before Bruce can begin reparations for the families affected by Thomas Wayne, a mysterious figure begins killing people associated with Arkham Asylum. As suspicion falls on the families suing Wayne, Batman will begin his own investigation into the mystery assassin—and he’ll paint a target on his own back in the process."
Since the story takes place after season 1 and before season 2, events taken place during the "Sins of the Father" will be later featured in later episodes of The Enemy Within in August, 2018. Seeing Telltale following the footsteps of other big-name franchises in film and gaming industry to expand their fictional universe into tie-in comics says how much they really care for the saga of The Dark Knight they have established over the two seasons of the game.

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DC Comics is taking the same approach with this limited series as they did with Injustice: Gods Among Us series, by releasing two chapters digitally before they are available as print issue. The first digital chapter of the book will be released on release February 12 and the rest will come out in every other week. February 21 marks the date for the first print issue from the remaining six from the limited series.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Four Trailer

As developer/publisher Telltale Games approaches near the release of Batman: The Enemy Within episode four titled “What Ails You”, they thought it would be a good time to drop the trailer hinting at the upcoming events that we can expect from this unique Batman game even though the nature of the game's episodic adventure makes it hard to assume anything in advance. World's Greatest Detective is returning once again to the brand-new twisted world that Telltale has created for him.

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Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Four Trailer

Below is the official trailer for the fourth chapter of Batman: The Telltale Series' second season for you to check out.

RELATED: Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Four Release Date

Episode four trailer begins with the hints that the previous events from episode three, "Fractured Mask" has led to the disbandment of the Pact and the long charade that Bruce Wayne was playing is now over. Former Arkham patient "John Doe" knows now who Bruce really is. Amanda Waller must be cooking some serious plans which involve The Agency and she is now forcing him to work for her. The secrets that The Riddler left have shaken everyone up and John Doe is on his way of becoming the clown prince of crime.

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The Demented Connection

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Bane and Mister Freeze were captured the last time after Harley Quinn escaped to save her own skin. If she and John Doe can regroup the rest of the team, then The Pact may reform once again and Bruce might have to don the cowl to stop them as The Dark Knight. Whether or not they are reuniting, Catwoman isn't probably coming back to join the gang this time.

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Telltale Games presents Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Four "What Ails You" will be available to play on MacPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One as well as Android and iOS devices from January 23, 2018. Although, the second season of Batman: The Telltale Series is nearing end with only one more episode to release, it looks like Telltale is tearing the whole thing down instead of patching loose ends of the story.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Four Release Date

2017 has been a great year for gaming and 2018 promises to be even better as it seems with loads of games are on the queue for release. Developer Telltale Games are preparing to continuously dazzle us with some of their recent work from the second season of Batman: The Telltale Series. The fourth episode of Batman: The Enemy Within titled “What Ails You” is heading this way and we may not have to wait for it much longer.

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Batman: The Enemy Within Episode Four Release Date

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Telltale has been continuing their interesting take on the caped crusader with the third episode "Fractured Mask" and they are back again with the fourth installment of Batman: The Enemy Within this 23rd of January.

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The fourth chapter takes the World's Greatest Detective into the ride from where we were left off at the end of the previous part. Previously, Harley Quinn assembled Bane, Mr. Freeze, John Doe and Catwoman to win over Riddler’s prize and Bruce Wayne tagged along. Things went to south as Harley escapes, Bane and Freeze got captured. Surprisingly, John Doe reveals to Bruce that he is aware of the latter's alter ego.

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A Tense Showdown

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Now that Bruce's cover has been blown, how his buddy John Doe will be reflecting on that is something that fans wouldn't want to miss for the world. Plus, ever so manipulative Amanda Waller and the Agency are probably cooking some covert plan of hers for sure. Now if Telltale can just keep up the pace they are going forward with, everything will play out nicely and players will have a great Batman game experience.

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John Doe Evolves

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Episode Four of Batman: The Enemy Within, "What Ails You" will be out on January 23, to play on MacPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and mobile devices. So, it is just two more weeks you have to count for it to drop when you can set out in the deepest corners of Gotham as The Dark Knight to serve justice.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Catherine: Full Body First Trailer

Only days after the announcement for 2011's puzzle platformer adventure title Catherine remake as Catherine: Full Body for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Atlus and Studio Zero have dropped the first trailer for this upcoming project at a livestream on Nico Nico on December 22. The entire clip is mostly filled with small cutscenes and illustrations from the game and so far, no significant change in the gameplay is noticeable yet.

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Catherine: Full Body First Trailer

Now witness the first trailer for Catherine: Full Body is released by Atlus and learn more about the rumor of adding a third "Catherine" to the game this time.

The plot of the game revolves around Vincent Brooks who is already troubling with two enormously gorgeous ladies, Catherine and Katherine. The former came to his life when the latter was already there for five years and complicates Vincent's life by having a one night stand with him. That's not the end of the story. Right after this mishap, he discovers himself in a nightmare realm every time he goes to sleep where he constantly struggles to keep up from dying by climbing puzzled tower blocks.

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This is something that anyone who played the original title already knows but what makes this remake more interesting is that it adds more to the pile and that starts with bringing another bombshell into the play. The third "Catherine" of the game is named Rin and she is a pianist at the Stray Sheep bar. Beside that nickname, we don't even know her age and how she will impact on the life of a troubled Vincent.

RELATED: Catherine: Full Body Announced for PlayStation 4

However, there is a twist nearing the end of the trailer that has been making buzzes and making some fans angry in advance speculation. After Rin and Vincent get to know each other, they end up in a room and she stands nude in front of him. As he looks at her loins, his eyes go wide and jaws drop in what seems like a shock. Whereas many are speculating that the reaction is of finding out that Rin is a trans-woman, Atlus denied to issue any comment on the subject.

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Shock or Comedy?

We think if they can handle Rin being trans-woman well, then it would add more fun to the plot but since the studio already ill-treated another trans character named Erica in the same game, players are skeptical. Though there is no official release date yet, Catherine: Full Body will be released on winter 2018 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Catherine: Full Body Reveals New Catherine

We already know that 2011's puzzle-platformer Catherine is getting a remake edition titled Catherine: Full Body by developer Atlus for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. This time the game will include more contents, sound and design improvements, competitive multiplayer and several endings to make it even more interesting. What we recently came to know is that there will be a third Catherine alongside other characters of the original title to add more twist to the mix.

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Catherine: Full Body Reveals New Catherine

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We got to know about the inclusion of this new character from the Japanese magazine Weekly Famitsu, who dedicated their most recent issue to the upcoming video game Catherine: Full Body and published some brand-new screenshots and artwork by Shigenori Soejima to fill us in. Katsura Hashino’s Studio Zero is currently handling the development process of the game and they are almost halfway done.

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Weekly Famitsu Magazine Issue #1516 Screenshot 01

Compared to the already introduced primary characters of Catherine and Katherine McBride, Rin is a complete different person in overall behavior. She is a pianist at the Stray Sheep bar, where Vincent Brooks often visits and spends time. Rin might seem like a sweet, gentle and straightforward girl but at times, you might find her acting silly. Aside from her nickname "Rin", her actual name and age is still undisclosed. The character is voiced by Aya Hirano, who previously played the role of Haruhi Suzumiya and Misa Amane in Death Note.

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Weekly Famitsu Magazine Issue #1516 Screenshot 02

Regardless to say that, the title “Full Body” indicates that there will be a few sexy events within the game. Then as part of a large chunk of new contents promised by the developers, a few more anime cut scenes and new endings are to be expected. Competitive gameplay is added as an online feature and you can also cross-save the game between your PlayStation 4 and Vita. All of that and then some more erotic excitement since we are talking about a Catherine game.

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Weekly Famitsu Magazine Issue #1516 Screenshot 03

Catherine: Full Body is announced to release on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita but no official release date is given yet by Atlus. Many of the fans are looking forward to and speculating that the title may also see its release on Nintendo Switch soon after the initial debut on Sony's consoles. More information of the title will be revealed at a livestream on Nico Nico on December 22, 7:30 PM Japan time.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Catherine: Full Body Announced for PlayStation 4

Developer studio Atlus, who are also responsible for the Persona series, made a puzzle adventure platformer back in 2011 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 based on supernatural elements that became quite a hit. We are talking about relationship-drama centric video game Catherine and recently, Atlus have announced to remake the game anew as Catherine: Full Body for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. It will be published by Atlus' Studio Zero Team and new contents would be added to the title.

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Catherine: Full Body Announced for PlayStation 4

Catherine: Full Body will bring back Vincent Brooks once again, who is having some commitment issues and is caught up with a beautiful woman named Catherine, while he is already in a relationship with Katherine McBride. Now, Vincent struggles in between day and night when he finds himself trapped in a nightmarish hell that constantly tries to kill him. He has to climb his way up to tower puzzles set in the dream dimension to survive and must choose between Catherine or Katherine.

RELATED: Catherine: Full Body Reveals New Catherine

Instead of choosing "Remastered" or "Remake" to the title, the developers decided to go with the subtitle Full Body because of two reasons. First of all, they are bringing more contents within the original title and it's like a full-bodied wine for the ones who already played the game. So, it only makes sense if you put it that way. Plus, it also sounds more sexually stimulating, meaning they are probably going to add up more X-rated ingredients in the game this time.

Catherine: Full Body will most possibly introduce a third "Catherine" to add some more twist in the mix and make things more twisted for Vincent. The background visuals and sound design has been re-worked to terrify Vincent's nightmare more than it already is. Besides, there will be competitive and cooperative multiplayer modes in Catherine: Full Body. So far, these are reason enough to try out the game this time if you haven't the first time.