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A quick update for European Wii U owners and vigilantes-to-be: the Deluxe Edition of Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is coming to the eShop on April 10, priced 20 euros/£16. WB Games quietly delayed it last week, but the good news is we're not looking at a repeat of the Scribblenauts Unlimit...

April 7th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Batman Arkham Origins: Blackgate will receive a Deluxe Edition version on April 1, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment announced today. The Deluxe Edition will launch digitally on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC via Steam after Blackgate was previously only available on Vita and 3DS. The transition...

February 20th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is lurking in the shadows of the Xbox Games Store, a month after it was caught sneaking around Steam. The Armature Studio-developed 2.5D platformer came to 3DS and Vita alongside the main Origins game, and now it's listed to hit Xbox 360 in an HD "Deluxe Edition," w...

February 11th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is the latest in the excellent Arkham series, and its first handheld game. It's also the first original game from Armature Studio since it was formed by Metroid Prime expats in 2008. Because both sides of the family tree are so distinguished – and seem so like...

October 29th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate developer Armature Studio is developing an additional game to be released "this Christmas," the studio's Twitter feed announced yesterday. Armature's account clarified this morning that the project is "not a phone game" and doesn't involve an HD port of the God of...

October 5th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In 2008, staff from Metroid Prime developer Retro Studios broke off to form a new company, called Armature. Though it was initially partnered with EA, nothing has come of that deal, and to date no projects have come out that are officially attached to Armature.It's quite a surprise, then, to see th...

March 11th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Earlier this week, EA announced that the three developers (Jack Matthews, Mark Pacini, and Todd Keller) who jumped ship from the Nintendo-owned Retro Studios back in April would be forming their own development house, Armature Studio. They were courted by several big companies (read: as big as EA,...

September 18th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Back in April, we reported three key staffers at Retro Studios had vacated their offices and turned in their letters of resignation. These three individuals were design director Mark Pacini, art director Todd Keller and technology engineer Jack Mathews. Speculation was the three left to start their...

September 16th 2008 at 6:17pm 0 Comments