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  • Published on May 9, 2022
  • They don’t always see eye to eye, but Nightwing and Red Hood can agree on one thing - protect Gotham at all costs.
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  • Tux
    Tux 16 days ago +2636

    I think that should integrate more melee attacks with red hood as he’s not just a gunslinger and actually more hand to hand combative

    • Mr. J
      Mr. J Day ago

      He's a mage now!

    • Reuben Aringo
      Reuben Aringo 5 days ago

      He like John wick.

    • Deandre Jones
      Deandre Jones 6 days ago

      Maaaan he was way colder on Arkham night

    • Max Payne
      Max Payne 6 days ago

      He has more melee attacks but I think the developers didnt want to show the melee attacks

    • David H
      David H 7 days ago

      but... but... batmans former sidekick... with a gun!!!

  • João Pedro Avelãs e Silva
    João Pedro Avelãs e Silva 10 days ago +571

    "Red Hood uses *non lethal* rounds"
    _something's wrong here, I can feel it_

    • final form proto
      final form proto 7 hours ago

      @Green Anaconda Python yeah, but they pierce.

    • Green Anaconda Python
      Green Anaconda Python Day ago

      he does use non lethan rounds in his runs again when hes with the bat family ofc but still

    • I_CANT_PLAY
      I_CANT_PLAY 2 days ago

      not something, totally wrong

    • "The Narrator"
      "The Narrator" 4 days ago +6

      @142doddy Okay, but piercing rounds and grenades though

  • chris fern
    chris fern 12 days ago +479

    Not a big fan of Nightwing having a tech glider. I’d definitely prefer him to have his traditional underarm wings to glide like Batman. I hope that’s an option.

    • Ricky Morty
      Ricky Morty 4 hours ago

      @Momo Tontang it comes from the night

    • Momo Tontang
      Momo Tontang 4 hours ago

      Where does it even come from? It just pops up out of nowhere

    • TheRainbowWolf
      TheRainbowWolf 7 hours ago

      I'm happy that he doesn't glide. I like that each character has a special traversal option, and gliding is Batgirl's thing.

    • Ricky Morty
      Ricky Morty 12 hours ago

      @FlashPig 617 Gotham glider

    • jacob vazquez
      jacob vazquez 4 days ago

      Even catwomans gameplay in city was smoother than this

  • Alleenleven
    Alleenleven 4 days ago +88

    I think the movement should be more realistic and not what I'm witnessing right now. I love the fact that Arkham Knight fully immersed you into stealth and you could play with batmans gadgets. This needs to be like that

  • Brady Chip
    Brady Chip 10 days ago +708

    You lost me at “Red Hood has gained magical abilities”

    • Arif Eren
      Arif Eren 56 minutes ago

      Agreed. It was unbelievably cringey.

    • Voxru
      Voxru Day ago

      @Amarathros they all have grapple hooks

    • Dropkick
      Dropkick 2 days ago

      @Amarathros all of them have grapple hooks

    • Dark tripster
      Dark tripster 2 days ago +1

      Lost me at NON-LETHAL bullets smh 🤦🏾‍♂️

    • Jonas Jon Ray
      Jonas Jon Ray 2 days ago

      I fully agree. This seems like an Avengers Square Enix situation.

  • Shawn Minor
    Shawn Minor 17 days ago +2771

    “Red Hood fires non lethal rounds….”
    20 seconds later: Nightwing kicks man off of building to their untimely death.

    • Crumbs
      Crumbs Day ago

      Not to mention the piercing bullets

    • phil
      phil 6 days ago +1

      @Vibezzz lol

    • Vibezzz
      Vibezzz 6 days ago +1

      Nightwing did nothing the pavement was his enemy

    • phil
      phil 6 days ago

      @Jackson Schuh but red hood gameplay in arkham knight still felt better than this looks.

    • Emm Mortem
      Emm Mortem 9 days ago

      Non lethal rounds that do piercing damage

  • Blake Makowsky
    Blake Makowsky 13 days ago +691

    They really took the best combat system a batman game could ever had, and threw it away

    • DownScan400
      DownScan400 18 hours ago

      @DK the rain in that game works wonders. and even without it the lighting and textures are really good. and that's all ya need tbh

    • Japa Games
      Japa Games 22 hours ago +1

      @Blake Makowsky this game look one of those unreal engine asset game.

    • Japa Games
      Japa Games 22 hours ago

      @Mih Ah and making into a deadbrain rpg in renovation? this kind of renovation destroyed assassins creed and ubisoft, if is good, do not renovate, free flow combat had nothing wrong, is about style + agility, worked and a lot of game copied for that.

    • disko
      disko Day ago +1

      *a game

    • Speedy
      Speedy 4 days ago +4

      Man they took away the one of many gimmicks I liked about Arkham, which was the flow system combat.

  • mysterio902101
    mysterio902101 14 days ago +428

    Red Hood needs to have more melee combat included into his gameplay so they could incorporate the crowbar that he uses in the comics and it helps speak on his character as well as makes a perfect reference to the way in which he was killed plus it still works with how he's a tank of the team.

    • VVS LINK YT
      VVS LINK YT 6 days ago

      @mysterio902101makes sense

    • mysterio902101
      mysterio902101 6 days ago +1

      @VVS LINK YT in terms height he's mean to be the biggest robin 6 feet plus in the game they have him as the tank of the team so they must've gone with a more muscular body type to represent his role and play style being the heavy hitter.

    • VVS LINK YT
      VVS LINK YT 6 days ago

      Y is he so muscular?

    • Sbot_2005
      Sbot_2005 11 days ago

      @TheKira708 I don't think that the player didn't use much melee

    • mysterio902101
      mysterio902101 12 days ago +2

      @TheKira708 exactly if they keep Red Hood's gameplay that limited people that would want to play as him will be put off and just play as the other characters because his gameplay will start to feel too repetitive.

  • Ink Stain
    Ink Stain 14 days ago +387

    I know this is an early build and I know it is a separate property, but I can't stop comparing it to the Arkham series, and it has it outclassed in basically every way. I'm definitely going to wait until reviews start coming in.

    • Toc Toc Studios
      Toc Toc Studios 3 days ago

      @Venom Rules All cap

    • Tangelicious
      Tangelicious 3 days ago +1

      It ain't early in development, it coming out in like 5 months

    • Lazy King
      Lazy King 4 days ago

      While I agree to a degree, don’t base your opinion off reviews only. Actually play the game for yourself at least

    • Venom Rules All
      Venom Rules All 6 days ago

      @phil HAHAHA! Wow! You really wanna go there? Fine I can go there too. Everyone thought Arkham Knight was boring, and I think even you thought it was boring, but you're pretending to like it because you either just like Batman or you like Rocksteady. Don't come here and start acting like you know me. Sure the combat and stealth was great, which honestly made me dislike the game even more because they made so many improvements of an already great game mechanics, only to have them feel like a side activity while you spend 70% of the game inside a tank.
      I have no real opinion on this game yet, but unlike many other people here, I'm gonna wait until I've tried it myself before I judge it. Arkham Knight has been out for years now, more than enough time for me to form an opinion on it. And in my opinion is: It's the worst game of the Rocksteady Arkham games.

    • phil
      phil 7 days ago +1

      @Venom Rules All dude listen to that dialogue in the clocktower, its not just the combat that feels stunted here. Also the bat tank looks more enjoyable to use than a motorcycle that everyone just shares lol. Arkham knight wasnt boring for anyone, i dont even think you thought it was boring honestly. Just seems like youre trying to defend this game for whatever reason.

  • J Muni
    J Muni 10 days ago +284

    It looks like a mobile game at times and the chase scene looks like a arcade game. Very next gen

  • Marcus Clark
    Marcus Clark 16 days ago +2224

    Something is off here. I think it’s the character movement because this just looks like a REALLY good mobile game. Hoping to see graphic and mobility improvements closer to release

    • ZakkBWyldin🇺🇦
      ZakkBWyldin🇺🇦 13 hours ago

      Remember that this is an early version of the game, not the finished product.

    • TheSenSx
      TheSenSx 13 hours ago

      Yes exactly. The movements in combats seem off, they way the character has to walk to get close enough to the ennemy and be able to land the attacks. The transition between the walk stance and the close combat movements feels not very fluid. Also the dodges animations do not feel as contextual as in the other Arkham games, they felt like the same typical roll or flip. I understand they need to change the combat system from the previous games, so I hope once we have the controller in hand it will be better. And hopefully Batman will be unlockable at the end (and not a paid dlc haha) and will bring back the counters (which would be a lot of work for one character...but it's Batman !).

    • TheGuy
      TheGuy 2 days ago +1

      I don't think this game can hold a candle to the Arkham Series lol.

    • Bearshark
      Bearshark 3 days ago

      It visually reminds me a lot of DCUO

    • The JAW
      The JAW 4 days ago

      Imagine working 9 years on a game, and the best you could produce is what looks like DLC from the previous generation.

  • AwesomeGaming7
    AwesomeGaming7 4 days ago +20

    Please try to give this more Development time. It looks like it needs it.

  • Nomad
    Nomad 3 days ago +10

    I dont mind the traversal options, but they should be limited.
    Like the glide in the arkham games... very handy to get around but you still had to use the grapple and scale the buildings

    • Aown Ali
      Aown Ali 7 hours ago

      Why didn’t they stick to formula, if it’s not broken - don’t fix it!

  • Joshua Moore
    Joshua Moore 10 days ago +70

    Yikes. Thank God for this gameplay demo! I won't be getting this day one. You took the smoothest combat system in gaming and made it slow and sluggish. Thank you again for making me avoid wasting $80 and waiting for people to beta test this game for me!

  • HiFixx
    HiFixx 6 days ago +16

    “Red hood uses non-lethal bullets”
    Nightwing then proceeds to “incapacitate” his enemy using non-lethal pavement

    • Jaydoss
      Jaydoss 13 hours ago

      YES 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Patrick Joyner
    Patrick Joyner 2 days ago +30

    I feel like hanging from underneath a “tech glider” would be tiring and it looks… silly. But if red hood can jump with his soul, then I guess we’re not going for realism.

    • Arthur Morgan
      Arthur Morgan 11 hours ago

      lol. you put it out perfectly. I can't wait to see the dumb ways the other 2 characters can travel

  • RatatoskrNuts
    RatatoskrNuts 5 days ago +11

    Idk I'm probably still gonna get the game but at this point, I'll be waiting for reviews or a sale. The story looks neat and I like the idea of having the Bat Family as the character roster, but I'm a bit iffy on the gameplay. Not terrible, but janky.

  • Izak Sosa
    Izak Sosa 7 days ago +10

    “Red Hood fires non lethal rounds that still do a lot of damage”
    *puts two clips into a character and is still standing*

  • Tony, The Stark
    Tony, The Stark 13 days ago +83

    The fighting seems really slow and not as fluid as what were used to have. That kinda kills the mood for me. The way you could chain movements and attacks in the Arkham games made the fighting so satysfying an rewarding. This just feels like im gonna avoid the fighting as much as I can, if I ever get the game.

    • RDR2 Old Boy
      RDR2 Old Boy 9 days ago

      Ok i do agree with the fighting but i think they added it to help us tim the combos and stuff when we get used to it it might be better or they might update it idk

  • Mia
    Mia 17 days ago +2049

    Looks good. My only real concern is that it looks like the 4 characters have elemental themes that seem pretty forced, like Red Hood with magic and Nightwing with ice.

    • Venice - critical criticism
      Venice - critical criticism 7 days ago

      Bro his sticks are supposed to be lightning not ice

    • oi
      oi 9 days ago

      Red hood has a soul energy which he can jump on air, it's from Lazarus pit I guess

    • The JAW
      The JAW 10 days ago

      Good? It looks like mindless, generic trash.

    • RodWaffle
      RodWaffle 11 days ago

      @GERM especially not something like metro where a difficulty was a pre order bonus

    • GERM
      GERM 11 days ago

      another thing that should be illegal is pre order bonuses. it should be a illegal practice. if your game is good people should be allowed to by the game day 1 and not have a tiny piece of the game taken out cause thats what it is. you shouldnt be able to take a piece of the game out and say hey you cant have this unless you pre order and gamble on weather the game will be good or not

  • Michael Lee
    Michael Lee 9 days ago +23

    Red hood jumps with soul energy welp there goes all my hype for the game

  • Febin Benny
    Febin Benny 13 days ago +66

    I really liked the first gameplay demo for batgirl. It looked great
    But this one looks like red hood and nightwing are still in development
    U have to increase the movement speed for nightwing and better hand to hand combat for red hood.
    The cutscenes look pretty good

  • awesomeperson
    awesomeperson 14 days ago +42

    2:55 “holy perfect attack Nightwing”, this game is so goofy 💀

  • William St-Pierre
    William St-Pierre Day ago +3

    4 requirements the game needs to have:
    -Good graphics
    -Good story (like 20-25 hours long)
    -Smooth gameplay
    -Good side missions and DLCs
    If the game has those, its gonna be good for me

    • Aureli
      Aureli 2 hours ago

      So basically just a good game. I see you

    • ZakkBWyldin🇺🇦
      ZakkBWyldin🇺🇦 13 hours ago +1

      A long story is not a good story. A comprehensive story is.

  • Naughty Spongebob
    Naughty Spongebob 11 days ago +59

    WOW!! This is such a good mobile game. I wonder when it's gonna be released on the app store

    • Zetod
      Zetod 2 days ago

      Oh i get it now

    • Zetod
      Zetod 2 days ago

      Its mobile?

    • GscGsc
      GscGsc 9 days ago

      lel

  • Catsike
    Catsike 3 days ago +2

    I’d like it if each character had a unique mobility feature, as that would provide an actual reason to other characters over others (character diversity). Like if Red Hood were to be the only one with a vehicle like a militarised motorcycle, like how Batman had his batmobile. Night wing would have insane parkour attributes jumping high leaping and parkouring on top of buildings, robin would have gliding as hes the only one with cape etc. All of them would have grappling hooks though, there just needs to be some more uniqueness that would make you second guess which character to play for the specific mission as it requires that specific type of role or things that would be useful for that mission. It’d also opt for decisions to combo 2 different characters to tackle that specific type of mission.

    • Catsike
      Catsike 2 days ago

      @Booper Dooper I’m a game developer, whatever I say isn’t going to have a guarantee of happening that’s why I said “etc.” referring to Batgirl, I was simply giving an example. I’m not going to bother trying to figure out a whole concept of BatGirl

    • Booper Dooper
      Booper Dooper 2 days ago

      Batgirl also has a cape

  • Leo De Stino
    Leo De Stino 12 hours ago +2

    After Spiderman, I can't get over the fact that Gotham's streets are so empty. Gotham is supposed to be a goth metropolis and it would be awesome to see some life in the city.

  • Yusuf Verse
    Yusuf Verse 5 days ago +7

    Why is red hood so sluggish? He's not a tank character, he should still be as agile as the rest of the bat family

    • Lord Scrubbinton
      Lord Scrubbinton 2 days ago

      That’s what I’m saying! But I think they’re trying to morph the characters into “RPG Stereotypes”
      Red Hood’s the tank, Nightwing’s the fighter, Robin’s the rogue, and Batgirl’s the support ig.
      Not a fan if you ask me

  • Alberto Torres Arreola
    Alberto Torres Arreola 18 days ago +4192

    I’m hyped to see the final version of the game! As of right now I think the combat looks too stiff and needs to be more fluid like the old Arkham games.

    • neino
      neino 7 days ago

      Removing counters for dodging/rolls is the biggest mistake imo. Makes sense since it has multi-player tho.

    • The JAW
      The JAW 7 days ago

      When a game has been in development for this long, and it looks like this, tells me all I need to know. Ignoring the meh graphics and the framerate, I know it’s too late in the development cycle to change the gameplay, tone and general aesthetics. By all means, I’d like to be proven wrong, but I know I won’t be.

    • Secave
      Secave 7 days ago +1

      There are 5 months left man. NOTHING gameplay wise will change here. This is the final version.

    • FuryDozer
      FuryDozer 10 days ago

      @Thoth Gold You sound like a Mario 64 commercial. Btw this is a joke I’m not hating on you.

    • The JAW
      The JAW 10 days ago +1

      Looks like generic, mindless trash. Pass.

  • Ronnie Burgess
    Ronnie Burgess Day ago

    Just makes me remember how good arkham city was/is .
    If this doesn't have 1vs100 in a challenge mode backed up with an encyclopaedia on every character you meet in game it will be yet another step back from a near perfect formula.

  • ujwal rajan
    ujwal rajan Day ago

    They definitely have massive potential to improve this more. Please work on it more.

  • 井雯暄
    井雯暄 15 hours ago

    the “mystical leap” function looks super goofy i’ll be honest. if they wanted to somehow incorporate magical/mystical elements to red hood’s character, they could’ve just given him the all-blades as a melee combat option instead. the jumping feature seems a bit useless too, considering he can grapple just fine. the visual effects are also too conspicuous i think idk

  • Kuraiomo
    Kuraiomo 6 days ago +12

    I don't know how I feel about this. On one hand I'm glad they are changing things, on the other hand, this game feels like it, unfortunately, goes into the same direction many games go towards nowadays. Another action oriented game for teens. And I understand that. Games have to sell, and games in this style seems to sell well, but I will sure miss that heavy athmosphere and art direction from arkham series. Also. I know it's just first look, but does not enemies seem kinda passive? Again, another trope of games in this style.

  • Javier Hernández
    Javier Hernández 18 days ago +4553

    Game looks like it needs another whole year of development.

    • Cooper
      Cooper 3 days ago

      Dude this looks exactly like guardian's of the galaxy, which was also a bad game. Obviously took the lazy way by taking way too much inspiration from other developer's. This is just avengers all over.

    • Nigel Miller
      Nigel Miller 4 days ago

      Yeah

    • Tom B
      Tom B 5 days ago

      No it doesn’t just be patient you guys think it’s just gonna be so good just wait

    • Tom B
      Tom B 5 days ago

      no it doesn’t just be patient there still working on it what did you expect something amazing

  • mrpickle 1900
    mrpickle 1900 2 days ago +1

    Red hood uses “non lethal rounds” seconds later “he is using piercing rounds”

  • Gref ranger
    Gref ranger 9 days ago +1

    This looks really awesome, I am mostly excited for this because of the co-op option!

  • Sip light69
    Sip light69 7 days ago +2

    I honestly think they need to improve on their combat style and there should be more stealth stuff, keeping the arkham style of combat in this game would be very intresting and fun to play with. along with the new mobility

  • Joseph Butler
    Joseph Butler 2 days ago

    Just to add in a thought, Red hood jump thing should be changed and make the combat harder hitting, that is the most satisfying part of an action game. Everything else looks great.

  • The Known Guy
    The Known Guy Day ago +1

    This is giving me the marvel avengers game feels

  • Rodrigo Fernández
    Rodrigo Fernández 3 days ago

    Y’all should make the animations more like the other Batman games, less fantasty and more hard hits for everyone, also I think the glider of night wing is a big no, you should return “realism” by using his arm deployable things

  • Jérôme Branchet
    Jérôme Branchet 14 days ago +12

    Art direction seems fine, but I'm worried about the gameplay. Nightwing's moves seem a bit too stiff. And while I'm not as upset as some about Red Hood's soul jumps, his ranged attacks seem totally bland and ineffective and quite frankly not a great deal of fun.

  • Jose Tomas Campos Robledano

    So is this a Spiritual successor to the Arkham games or an “In-universe” sequel?
    I liked to think that in Arkham Knight Jason wasn’t killed by Joker and only hated Bruce duo to trauma instead of idiotic Resurrection madness by the pit.

  • Ayden Flynn
    Ayden Flynn 4 days ago +1

    Redhood is one of my favorite characters but in this game hes just way too much gun he doesn't have enough hand-to-hand combat. Arkham Knight did this perfectly they managed to combine the guns and the hand-to-hand combat beautifully now guns is all he does and that is not fun

  • Joel William
    Joel William 10 days ago +3

    If the characters had a smoother/ faster combinations of attacks, it would be good

  • Ido Simhi
    Ido Simhi 9 days ago +24

    Red hood " fires non leathel rounds that still do a lot of damage", meanwhile: fires 6 shots and the guy doesn't even react to any of them. 2:05

    • seiom jvony
      seiom jvony 8 days ago +3

      Red Hood's jumping traversal looks so fkn goofy I can't even😂

  • Kay Taylor
    Kay Taylor 6 days ago +1

    I’m sold for nightwing , I can live with the glider part but oh no red hood 😬 I hope they really touch him up more bc he’s seems to be missing a lot of details and elements. I hope batgirl and robin are more like nightwing

  • Emil
    Emil 10 days ago +1

    One tiny detail I wish was payed attention to is when the characters are in their normal 'civilian' clothes they still move all stiff. I know it would be too much extra work to add a while separate walk/run cycle while in what essentially is just a other model skin would be too much. Just a little thought that it would be cool lol to give the characters more ... character.

  • Dark Legend
    Dark Legend 2 days ago

    Definitely not as hyped as I was when they first announced this game. And even when Gotham Knights gets released after the final developments, I'm sure it won't even be close to the level of the Arkham games. So, I'll wait to see the reviews once it's released. But, I'm not gonna waste money on pre-ordering something that isn't worth it.

  • miko foin
    miko foin 11 days ago

    It might not be much but im glad they included pedestrians for once, feels more like Gotham now. Overall needs bit more polishing but im definitely excited for this!

  • Saul Chapa
    Saul Chapa 5 days ago +2

    I wish the could've used the grapple gun to be able to traverse the city

  • switchblade activist
    switchblade activist 18 days ago +579

    For a vigilante trained by Batman, Red Hood seems really clunky and unskilled with hands-on combat. He's gotta incorporate those guns into close-combat combos

    • Annas Ayaz
      Annas Ayaz 14 days ago +1

      @Frog Glen And I'm the 69th like

    • Josias Lourenço
      Josias Lourenço 16 days ago

      Hebrews
      12:14 Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
      Acts
      3:19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
      James 2:24,26
      Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only. For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
      John
      3:16 'For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
      3:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
      3:19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.

    • M Kelly
      M Kelly 17 days ago +1

      @Eggman 808 😂😂😂😂

    • GUTS 141
      GUTS 141 17 days ago +1

      @Eggman 808 exactly
      The reveal trailer back then shown very good combat with Batgirl and Robin while this one sucks

    • Eggman 808
      Eggman 808 17 days ago +4

      That’s just the person playing the game. If they got someone that knows how to play instead of a 40+ year old person with Parkinson’s then it would’ve looked more fluid

  • Frog Glen
    Frog Glen 14 days ago +11

    3:57. Wow. Amazing combat. This guy playing must be skilled.

    • Cantsuggestareasonable Name
      Cantsuggestareasonable Name 12 days ago +4

      Lol it’s probably a game journalist lol am joking but man it goes to show that the developers do not know the mechanics which means this game is soo bad that they can’t even play there own game I don’t know if you seen this a long time ago I was watching the release of the Batman Arkham knight demo trailer and man ,the person who was playing in the gameplay has some really smooth gliding experience and combat experience.

  • Random Guy
    Random Guy 5 days ago

    I hope the finished version has more to it.. as it is just a demo. This is awesome.

  • paxtonfettel
    paxtonfettel 3 days ago

    I know this isn’t the final version of the game but I’m ngl my hype for this game has decreased greatly over the past few months 😂

  • KinGR3dundanT
    KinGR3dundanT 2 days ago +1

    Soo this game is basically a skin rebrand of all “Teenage mutant ninja turtles game” even the character designs and physic

  • John Dunham
    John Dunham 11 days ago +3

    This is giving me heavy Marvels Avengers vibes

  • Alejandro Cancel
    Alejandro Cancel 13 days ago +6

    I like the game but i think that the cinematic graphics can be upgraded and the combats can be a little more fluents.

  • Leo Sanz
    Leo Sanz 7 days ago

    Yeah definitely needs more tweeks. Looking good, I know it's just a demo. Is this one being done with Unreal Engine? Cause they rock.

  • The JAW
    The JAW 10 days ago +2

    When a game has been in development for this long, and it looks like this, tells me all I need to know. Ignoring the meh graphics and the framerate, I know it’s too late in the development cycle to change the gameplay, tone and general aesthetics. By all means, I’d like to be proven wrong, but I know I won’t be.

    • Jokerfish
      Jokerfish 5 days ago +1

      There are hallmarks of lousy games and having an announcer voice over the preview to explain what you're seeing is one of them.

  • helterskelter1980
    helterskelter1980 14 days ago +2

    Looks fun! Really excited about the story here.

  • Andrew Hannigan
    Andrew Hannigan 5 days ago +5

    Honestly this looks like trash. The deign of Jason/red hood in particular is terrible both aesthetically and gameplay wise. Arkham knight did an awesome job so i don't get why it sucks so bad here.

  • Game Wisdom
    Game Wisdom 5 days ago +1

    "Fires nonlethal rounds" few seconds later "Fires piercing rounds to get through armor" *ROUNDS VISIBLING PASSING THROUGH A BODY*.......I think redhood is using normal bullets

  • Matthew Moore
    Matthew Moore 8 days ago +3

    Might be in the minority here, but I am looking forward to this. Not necessarily the successor to the Arkham games I was expecting, but still looks like fun.

    • Rick Burker
      Rick Burker Day ago

      I agree. Maybe it's just cuz I'm more lenient about things like this than the general public, but I'm excited to see where this goes.

  • Alex C
    Alex C 17 days ago +381

    For those of you expecting the combat to change by the time the game comes out, don't. There is definitely not enough time left before release to change something as big as the combat system beyond small tweaks.

    • Searching for Ufos
      Searching for Ufos 7 days ago

      Combat is not going to change, is it what it is. When fromsoftware released beta tests of elden ring. The combat was finished, it was given over to the player base to test it. Same with team ninja when they gave betas of Nioh 2. They created the combat and wanted feed back to refine it

    • pyooming
      pyooming 7 days ago

      @Stefan M i have not pre ordered the game.

    • Stefan M
      Stefan M 7 days ago +1

      @pyooming me thinks you preordered the game and are trying to justify your purchase lol

    • cole montiglio
      cole montiglio 12 days ago

      u said it perfect, all we need is the small tweaks tho

    • Gavin King
      Gavin King 13 days ago

      @GarudaLegends arkham knight has the best freeflow combat.

  • Raccoon Toonz
    Raccoon Toonz Day ago +1

    Idk If this is good but I think they should polish the animations and combat also they should polish some of the enemy ai I liked that red hood motorcycle chase, that looks sick

  • XSpyKeRz
    XSpyKeRz 13 days ago +4

    Animation’s needs to be more smoother (combat wise) and some scenes with light needs more blending (like redhood looks sometimes very bright compared to where he is).

    • Panamike
      Panamike 10 days ago

      You can apply to work for WB Montreal if it's really bothering you.

  • SolidAirgasm
    SolidAirgasm 9 days ago +1

    This looks decent.
    I thought they were gonna take the gameplay style from your typical Batman game, but they're making an entirely new one.
    It does look a little unpolished in certain areas, like that framerate dip during the fight with that big dude. Kinda indicates that this needs more time in the oven.
    That RPG system looks dogshit though, PLEASE remove that dump.

  • Zakir Stocks
    Zakir Stocks 11 days ago +2

    Red Hood definitely needs to have more Epic Melee Attacks in this game. Some of the parts of this game still looks completely off and out of balance.

  • Dee Dee Megadoodoo
    Dee Dee Megadoodoo 18 days ago +436

    “Red hood uses non lethal rounds”
    Night wing proceeds to kick a man off of a building.

    • I am Bane
      I am Bane 18 days ago +9

      Nightwing didn't kill that man it was the ground

    • Ben M
      Ben M 18 days ago +11

      The concrete in Gotham is non-lethal.

    • Sabiq Rusydi
      Sabiq Rusydi 18 days ago +6

      Idk, explosive too? He even takes ammo from the bad guy too, lol

    • Jason Barber
      Jason Barber 18 days ago +24

      And then they mentioned his barrage ability that uses piercing rounds. "Non lethal" piercing rounds are just bullets. Lol

  • GeorgeMKane
    GeorgeMKane 13 days ago

    Eagerly awaiting this one! Excited to play! I can definitely wait a bit longer for some more polish too! :)

  • Bo Donaldson
    Bo Donaldson 2 days ago

    Can you not block and counter attack in this like in the Arkham games? I know they're not supposed to be the same but I feel like it should be pretty standard for something like this.

  • Beest
    Beest Day ago

    This could use another year or two to develop.
    I'd rather something good later than THIS soon.

  • Grimm Ashley
    Grimm Ashley 4 days ago +5

    Already very happy to see they toned down the UI after people's first reactions, that means they're paying attention, but the combat could use some work. I LOVE the design of some of the suits, but I'm hoping they'll actually try and pack more references to the characters with different suits like Spider-Man rather than just cool redesigns with better stats.
    As cool as Jason Todd is though, I don't feel like his mystic jump makes any sense whatsoever. Dick's trapeze glider feels very in-character and clever, Tim's Watchtower teleportation feels like a bit of a stretch, but I can work with it, but Jason just magically jumping on air feels so out of place.
    Overall, I think if they can keep listening to what people are saying, the game's development is on a good trajectory, but they really need to work on bringing the whole world of Gotham into this, not just a bunch of sidequests. I want to see more of the Batman lore, both serious and zany, as a part of this.

  • Danial Ashfiq
    Danial Ashfiq 14 days ago +537

    They should probably decrease the range of the counter/attack. Seeing nightwing backflip half the building to hit an enemy once and then backflip again to the other enemy is pretty jarring. It makes sense with ranged characters like red hood but not cqc characters

    • phil
      phil 7 days ago +3

      i mean batman flew across the map in the arkham games too, but everything was fast in those games including the enemies, so it didnt nearly feel as bad as this.

    • neino
      neino 7 days ago

      Looks like they removed the counter for dodging/rolling

    • Dragowolf
      Dragowolf 7 days ago +1

      @Oscar M in the arkham games it was not as bad as the game moved faster and smother however the combat here just feels slow and not consistent

    • chien thi
      chien thi 8 days ago

      ok

    • mr marvel
      mr marvel 11 days ago +7

      @Zenn yeah even marvels spider man didnt do it like this and it would have made more sense because spidey is super human but this dude just go like WHEEEE!!

  • Darren Tyrrell
    Darren Tyrrell 3 days ago

    Excited to play as Nightwing and CO-OP but hoping they get rid of the glider and Red Hood's soul jumping as they seem out of place. Fighting seems ok as long as it's similar to the other Arkham games and only other complaint of the UI / menus could be redesigned

  • Jordan🙏🏾
    Jordan🙏🏾 6 days ago +1

    Jason Todd is a beast!! Look how big he got as the red hood

  • Keon Raymond II
    Keon Raymond II 22 hours ago

    this game has potential but they really should take their time with this one

  • Mosorel
    Mosorel Day ago

    I like the combat, looks more more realistic than batman games, where were so arcade.

  • michael11vg
    michael11vg 17 days ago +686

    Was hyped for this one until this demo. Looking more and more like marvels Avengers. Fingers crossed the combat gets smoothed out and has that more ‘free flow’ look found in older Arkham games. I love the source material too much not to give it a go though. Going to wait on reviews here.

    • The JAW
      The JAW 10 days ago

      This is what you get when a bunch of unskilled hacks that live in the shadow of Rocksteady make a game. Again... for the second time (Arkham Origins).

    • Jay
      Jay 15 days ago +2

      @Erlend Stavne no we dont. majority of this game is already an improvement from the bat-family in the Arkham games. If Red-Hoods animations are fixed, and the sliding is faster, and we get comic accurate transmogs, i'll be fine with this game.

    • Zohair hamidi
      Zohair hamidi 15 days ago +2

      @BigBadWolf majority of elden ring players are saying that its a masterpiece
      It's rating are trough the roof

    • Zohair hamidi
      Zohair hamidi 15 days ago

      @BigBadWolf this is sort of the final product
      5 months won't make much time to fix a game that took 2 years in the making

    • Archie Roland
      Archie Roland 15 days ago

      There is an option to turn of the hud with the gear and stuff they said.

  • doire aintu
    doire aintu 10 days ago

    games made the fighting so satysfying an rewarding. This just feels like im gonna avoid the fighting as much as I can, if I ever get the game.

  • Julien Dubs
    Julien Dubs 3 days ago +4

    Finally deciding to let the Batfamily shine and yet THIS is what we get out of it, classic WB.

  • Jaylen Wrice
    Jaylen Wrice 12 days ago

    Man if Batman was in this game it would be lit hopefully he comes at the end in some epic show down

  • Patrick Joyner
    Patrick Joyner 2 days ago

    Wait wait wait if red hood can use his soul to jump why isn’t he just blasting perps with his hands instead of worrying about loading guns with non lethal ammo.

  • Josh DeLaRosa
    Josh DeLaRosa 12 days ago +8

    This make me want to play Arkham Knight again...

    • Van is Hopeless
      Van is Hopeless 5 days ago

      yeah ive been redoing the game just 100% the game and its still as fun as ever.

  • Albino Gorilla
    Albino Gorilla 6 hours ago

    "Red hood fires non-lethal rounds" I don't think you guys understand the red hood as a character...

  • Nahin
    Nahin 13 days ago

    I know it’s a different game but I hoped they would still have the same fighting system as the Arkham series , and I feel like this game was meant more for kids

  • Pseudonymous
    Pseudonymous 8 days ago +1

    im actually more excited about finding out why this one isnt set in the arkham universe, while suicide squad is, even though from the first few reveal, the inverse would make more sense. i hope the story doesn't disappoint in making that statement true.

  • MB17
    MB17 18 days ago +1110

    Don’t know how I feel about red hood having new powers, also loads of people will disagree with me on this but I don’t like how beefy he looks either. I’ll probably get the game because it’s co op but I’m definitely not as hyped as before

    • GarudaLegends
      GarudaLegends 13 days ago

      lol. he got them powers from when he dies as Robin, and resurrected from the lazeroth Pit, went crazy, became RedHood, and full on murdered The Penguin. he even calls batman sometime a "Biach" and a "pu$$y" the reason why he is buff, is because he was arguably the most strongest Robin

    • I *Splat*
      I *Splat* 14 days ago

      @Darren Wilson ok, is that a problem?

    • Darren Wilson
      Darren Wilson 14 days ago

      @C.H.G PRODUCTIONS Literally, you literally did. Literally.

    • Darren Wilson
      Darren Wilson 14 days ago

      @Killmonger 509 Literally? You mean in real life?

    • Darren Wilson
      Darren Wilson 14 days ago

      @I *Splat* He's like, y'know, like, erm, like.... That's how you sound.

  • Darrell Ellisor
    Darrell Ellisor 12 days ago +1

    Man this looks so good

  • ThisIsFor Gamez
    ThisIsFor Gamez 11 days ago +1

    The Batfamily comics tend to be more on the realistic side of comics. I suggest the fighting styles of Nightwing and Red Hood should be Martial Arts from Real Life.
    Nightwing should use: Capoeira, Eskrima
    Red Hood should use: Muay Thai, (Pencak) Sliat, Sistema,
    Ect.

  • Vuk Šćekić
    Vuk Šćekić 12 days ago

    Love charater design 😍

  • IAmBathman
    IAmBathman 3 days ago

    Of all the means of mobility, you give Nightwing a glider with an engine.

  • VirtualGeek
    VirtualGeek 17 days ago +243

    Red hood: "has no letal bullets for not killing his enemy's."
    Nightwing: *Literally throws a guy from the rooftop*

    • Josias Lourenço
      Josias Lourenço 16 days ago

      Hebrews
      12:14 Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
      Acts
      3:19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
      James 2:24,26
      Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only. For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
      John
      3:16 'For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
      3:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
      3:19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.

    • TalentRoller 44
      TalentRoller 44 17 days ago +2

      @Maxi Iroh not counting bugs lol. That's a rare programing issue that can't be counted as game design

    • Flowzwtf
      Flowzwtf 17 days ago +2

      @Maxi Iroh cope

    • kijuan little
      kijuan little 17 days ago +1

      @V4VAlENTiNE batmobile just shocks them

    • Maxi Iroh
      Maxi Iroh 17 days ago +1

      @TalentRoller 44 It's a bug, but happens.

  • Asura Bishop
    Asura Bishop 14 days ago +1

    Its always good news to see Geoff Ellenor, a former Ubisoft Employee in charge of For Honor's development working on a game i WAS anticipated for...

  • Trucker Jenkins
    Trucker Jenkins 4 days ago

    Wow. This looks absolutely amazing and could be THE game to finally challenge the supremacy of Snake on my Nokia 3210.

  • BRasor
    BRasor 17 hours ago +2

    Cant wait till it goes on sale after a few months

  • Mason Miller
    Mason Miller 4 days ago +3

    How does the city look worse than Arkham Knight.....even City.

  • max vogt
    max vogt 17 days ago +313

    I take the graphics with a grain of salt since it’s still in development but red hood ‘soul stepping’ is a bit of a reach for me.
    As is the combat. I like the concepts they’ve gone with but it seems really clunky. With all these characters already available to play as in Arkham knight you’d expect some inspiration of play style. (Yes, I know they’re not from the same continuity)

    • 142doddy
      142doddy 9 days ago +1

      Yeah, Red Hood has portals set up by the Outlaws, just use them.

    • GarudaLegends
      GarudaLegends 13 days ago

      this game is a copy of Arkham Series now rather then the original gameplay they showed. so now everyone mave like a ballerina and made the game clunky AF. leave it to Arkham Series fanboys to butcher this game

    • SpaceJesus
      SpaceJesus 14 days ago +1

      @Crymson Nite let's hope the writing carries the game then, if the gameplay is a bust then we can always go back to Arkham City

    • Cory V
      Cory V 15 days ago +4

      It releases in October... They can't really do much in terms of graphic changes by then.

    • Crymson Nite
      Crymson Nite 15 days ago +12

      "Still in development"
      It comes out in like 4 months, and they have to finalize and ship, so they only have like 3 months to work on it. Unless there's a delay, this is pretty close to the final product. It might even get worse if andromeda and cyberpunk are anything to go off.

  • BigDaddyDre69
    BigDaddyDre69 12 days ago

    Everything looks great to me except the combat. Hopefully the story is awesome

    • mmpj twod
      mmpj twod 12 days ago

      Take y’all time with this one.

  • Kekkei
    Kekkei 10 days ago +1

    It looks fun but hoods should have more melee combat and everyone else has melee weapons why not give him a crowbar or if you want to go for the new 52 comics give him the all blades