“Arkham City”‘s Robin Revealed

We learned a few weeks ago that Best Buy was offering a playable Robin character as a pre-order incentive for Batman: Arkham City. No other details were given, but it’s likely that it’ll be similar to the Joker Challenge Maps for PS3, which allowed you to play as The Joker in a series of maps outside of the core gameplay.

Last night, they revealed their Robin.

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He looks a lot like an older Damien, but earlier reports have already confirmed it’s Robin III/Tim Drake. ┬áThere was some initial backlash over how the character’s look is so drastically altered, but that seems to have simmered down. Ultimately, I think it’s a good look. Not too different from the comics, but definitely in line with the series’ grittier, more realistic feel.

Hopefully, we’ll see some Robin gameplay soon. Batman: Arkham City is out this October.

About Christopher Baggett

Christopher Baggett has owned and operated The HomeWorld independently since 2009 after spinning it off from his previous concept, 'The Anime Homeworld'. In addition to journalistic endeavors, he is an aspiring novelist. Arizona born military brat Christopher currently resides in the Georgia area.

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2 comments

  1. It is a little odd that he looks like Damian but is Tim… Don’t really care though cause I love Tim Drake as Robin! Is it too much to ask that if they do a third game we get some batman and Robin team ups?

    Super psyched for this game now! Just need to find which console will get the best preorder deal

  2. i blame Chris O’ Donnel for the shaved head… still cool. wish it had color. i blame adam west for that.

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