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#1  December 04, 2015, 03:52:03 am
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#2  December 04, 2015, 03:53:02 am
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damn, all this batman-related stuff lately even got telltale involved. consider my interest peaked!
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#3  December 04, 2015, 04:38:05 am
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omg yes
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#4  December 04, 2015, 04:38:59 am
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!!!!!!
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
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#5  December 04, 2015, 04:44:19 am
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Hm.  I like Telltale.  I like Batman.  I don't think I'd like a Telltale Batman game.

It's a moot point, I'm almost certain I'm getting it anyways, but I like their more oddball choices like Fables and Borderlands.  And this coupled with a new Walking Dead too?  Eh, just not feeling the choices.  Heck, keep it D.C., go for the whole Justice League.

Ah well.  Going from Tales and its goofiness, looking forward to seeing how brooding this will be.
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#6  December 04, 2015, 04:48:37 am
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I'm curious if this is going to be its own story or is it just a re-telling of one of the graphic novels. Either way, I'm interested to see how this turns out.
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#7  December 04, 2015, 03:43:49 pm
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I have the sneeking suspicion that this'll end up being a Gold/Silver-age type spiel...
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#8  December 04, 2015, 09:26:37 pm
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Telltale Games has a huge opportunity with one of most knows figure in DC Entertainment. If they blow this, the internet will roast them alive.
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#9  December 04, 2015, 09:28:34 pm
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#10  December 05, 2015, 04:13:23 pm
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I will play it if they give you the choice to actually kill Joker
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#11  March 19, 2016, 02:18:21 am
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First few details are out
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Batman is the perfect character for the studio to explore in a Telltale series, giving the team the opportunity to dive deeper into the mind of the man behind the mask. Each night, Bruce Wayne chooses to change Gotham for the better. The team wants to explore what the consequences are of the player’s actions when decisions made as Bruce have a critical impact on his nightly crusade as Batman, and vice versa. Certain key situations will give the player the decision to approach a scene as Bruce or Batman, with consequences for both sides.
sounds good
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Fresh interpretation of the universe set in current times, not tied to any existing iteration of Batman in games, film, or comics. Story will focus on Bruce and Batman, not an examination of the extended 'Bat-family,' (Robin, Nightwing, etc.) Fans can expect certain series staples such as Alfred Pennyworth, Vicki Vale, James Gordon, and Renee Montoya. Telltale is looking to keep the villains more tightly under wraps until closer to the premiere.
holy shit Renee Montaya! Awesome, it's such a fucking travesty that she's been completely forgotten, even after she took over as the new Question.

hopefully that part about the Batman family just means they're not getting a huge focus, not that they'll be completely ignored and/or non-existent in this universe!

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Like some other Telltale series, the game will be landing at M (Mature 17+) rating, and the cinematic approach will feel more akin to an R-rated film.
kind of getting sick of the seemingly nonstop depictions of Batman as uberdark and gritty R-rated for mature adults, but if there's anyone who can pull it off, it's Telltale!
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#12  March 19, 2016, 03:46:15 am
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D'aww... I was still holding out hope for a campy Batman game but I guess that's a no-go anymore. Oh well. I'm still looking forward to hearing more as it comes out.
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#13  March 20, 2016, 02:36:55 pm
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So Jmorph, which age group do you think the superhero who cripples criminals for life but is not ok with killing should be targeted toward?
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#14  March 20, 2016, 05:05:04 pm
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So Jmorph, which age group do you think the superhero who cripples criminals for life but is not ok with killing should be targeted toward?

You know what? You're right. Let's take a look back at some of Batman's edgiest edgelord edgy hexagon stories to get a real grasp of what Batman is really about.

NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART
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#15  March 20, 2016, 05:15:47 pm
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holy shit Renee Montaya! Awesome, it's such a fucking travesty that she's been completely forgotten, even after she took over as the new Question.

hopefully that part about the Batman family just means they're not getting a huge focus, not that they'll be completely ignored and/or non-existent in this universe!

Renee does exist in the new 52 you know. She's in the Bullock-Centric Detective comics right now. (maybe not anymore, behind like 6 months now)

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kind of getting sick of the seemingly nonstop depictions of Batman as uberdark and gritty R-rated for mature adults, but if there's anyone who can pull it off, it's Telltale!

TBH I don't see the bad part of this? Batman himself isn't R-rated, but most of his villains are?

On another note, I'd love to see some other villains here that are less known, specifically I would really like to see the Wrath but I know he'll never show up.
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#16  March 20, 2016, 05:34:33 pm
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Wrath's gimmick has been somewhat diluted by Prometheus and NoBody, so I don't know if he makes it over them.
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
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#17  March 20, 2016, 05:38:59 pm
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So Jmorph, which age group do you think the superhero who cripples criminals for life but is not ok with killing should be targeted toward?

You know what? You're right. Let's take a look back at some of Batman's edgiest edgelord edgy hexagon stories to get a real grasp of what Batman is really about.

NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART
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Were you really expecting them to go with this Batman considering how their only current game that's not rated M is Minecraft Story Mode? Even their Borderlands game is Rated M, I'm sure the Batman game is not going to overdo it though. If anything, their current rating will just give them more flexibility and less BS to care about when it comes to sticking to a lower rating.
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#18  March 20, 2016, 07:26:24 pm
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Expecting? No.
Hoping that the same people who made witty and amusing games like Sam and Max could pull off a witty and amusing Batman game? Yes.
A man can dream.
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#19  March 20, 2016, 10:35:58 pm
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TWD and Fables show they're capable of that. As long as they don't pull a Fables and make you have to replay the scenario multiple times to unlock stuff.
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#20  March 21, 2016, 06:15:28 am
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#21  March 21, 2016, 08:55:52 am
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So Jmorph, which age group do you think the superhero who cripples criminals for life but is not ok with killing should be targeted toward?
I can't recall off the top of my head *any* version of Batman that knowingly cripples criminals for life. Even hardcore Frank Miller Batman is sure to mention (in narration) how any injuries he causes aren't permanent.

but I mean, that's besides the point. Batman is an insanely flexible character with a magnitude of equally valid interpretations. I'm just personally kinda burned out on hardcore grim and gritty R-rated Batman right now, after the doldrums of Arkham Knight. I was kinda hoping for something more along the lines of The Animated Series or something, but it wasn't a huge surprise that this turned out to be targeting an M-rating. That is what DC is aiming for pretty much everywhere these days.


Renee does exist in the new 52 you know. She's in the Bullock-Centric Detective comics right now. (maybe not anymore, behind like 6 months now)
I was referring more to how she's had her superhero identity taken from her and then forgotten for nearly half a decade, she cameoed a few times in Batwoman (and she was also in a few episodes of Gotham last year, but not in the new season), but it's not nearly enough. She used to be a huge, important character, and was in an almost complete limbo for years. :(

Wrath's gimmick has been somewhat diluted by Prometheus and NoBody, so I don't know if he makes it over them.
And Deadshot and Killer Moth too, at least in their original conception! People love creating Anti-Batman villains, but they never seem to work out!
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#22  June 12, 2016, 05:38:32 pm
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New screenshots and game information were just released ahead of E3.

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"We've been hard at work at Telltale creating an all-new iteration of the iconic Batman story that puts players in the suit of billionaire Bruce Wayne, just as much as it will put them behind the mask, deciding how to carefully navigate a complex drama, rich with action, crime, corruption, and villainy lurking around every corner of Gotham City. The complex life and fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne has lent itself to becoming a bold evolution of the signature 'Telltale' role-playing experience, and we couldn't be more excited as we prepare to debut the series to players across the world this summer."

Ooh, I like the sound of that.  A Batman game that puts an equal amount of emphasis on Bruce Wayne.  I don't think that's ever been done before.
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#23  June 12, 2016, 05:46:09 pm
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tory baker as batman again doesnt sound bad at all to me, its nice to see him in a serious batman role for once
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#24  June 13, 2016, 02:53:15 am
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Not that enthused by the Batman design, but the parts of it that are visible look decent enough. And Catwoman's top is zipped all the way up, so it's hard to complain!
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#25  June 13, 2016, 03:00:09 am
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There should a choice to have Batman ask her to lower the zipper and then that's how it stays the entire season

Like Clementine's hoodie
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
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#26  July 19, 2016, 08:31:32 pm
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:D
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#27  July 20, 2016, 06:15:10 am
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This...is...good!
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#28  July 28, 2016, 04:22:52 am
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Telltale's Batman game will include a new feature never before seen in a Telltale adventure game:

Multiplayer

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Crowd Play allows people who can see your screen to be part of the story using their own mobile device or PC! By having your friends or family join a Crowd Play session, everyone gets to vote on choices made in the game. See how your choices and feelings differ from each other and compare results!

There are two modes of use. One mode that enables the lead player to override the crowd’s decisions at their own will; and a crowd control mode where the audience will always overtake the decisions of the player by following the majority choices. Having both options allows for different dynamics when playing as a group, so we definitely recommend experimenting with your friends.

So... It's a mob rule system where however many people vote on actions and dialogue choices.  Sounds like a great way for your friends to completely ruin your playthrough.
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#29  July 28, 2016, 04:51:15 am
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That sounds crazy/awesome.
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#30  August 04, 2016, 06:47:25 am
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So hey, the first episode came out today, and I thought it was fucking great!

let's do that comparison of choices thing we did in The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us threads:
Spoiler: choices and what not (click to see content)
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#31  August 04, 2016, 06:58:48 am
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May I ask opinions on how good you think the game is?  As I said before in this thread, I'm somewhat cautious to them doing a Batman game, especially with Batman just being everywhere so often to the point of being sick of seeing him, but I'm still game to at least give it a shot if it's legitimately good.  Or at least not Grimdark Batsex whatever nonsense.  I just finished the 30th Anniversary Back to the Future game recently, done Wolf Among Us, first Walking Dead and Borderlands.  Holding off on Walking Dead 2 until interest in zombies ever returns and Game of Thrones until I deicide if I'm actually going to watch the confusingly highly rated show about LotR porn to make any sense of the game.  So I could use a new adventure, and my other option besides this is Life is Strange.

The news on somewhat multiplayer function is nice, these Telltale games I've grown accustomed to almost always playing with another family member, voting between choices, but have they actually fixed their game engine?  Or is everything still buggy as hell and prone to freezing on multiple occasions?
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#32  August 04, 2016, 06:59:56 am
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#33  August 04, 2016, 07:04:51 am
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I meant in somewhat more detail without going into spoilers, but yes, I saw that afterwords too.  Apologies.
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#34  August 04, 2016, 07:06:24 am
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lets put it this way:

if jmorphman likes a batman videogame thats not arkham then it must be really, really good.
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#35  August 04, 2016, 07:44:03 am
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May I ask opinions on how good you think the game is?
Really, really good. I had a blast, and they really captured so much of what I enjoy about Batman. The Arkham games did a great job capturing the feeling of being Batman in terms of combat, gadgets, stealth, and the traversal through the city (except the Batmobile. That Arkham Knight Batmobile shit was awful), but as I look back on the series now, I can't help but feel like they really dropped the ball in almost every other aspect. The writing and story was all garbage, the character interactions never quite felt right, and the few nods at the detective side of Batman always felt pretty half-assed: you never really solve anything, you just play point-and-click while the Batcomputer reconstructs a crime scene or whatever.

The Tellale game is a very welcome course correction from all that. I mean sure, the combat is all quicktime events, and you can't glide through the city on your cape whenever you want, but it does such a great job at capturing all the other aspects of both Bruce Wayne and Batman that the Arkham games never really managed that I can't really complain. It's exploring sides of Batman that most games don't really cover, and I think that's very cool!

I went into this a bit in the spoiled part of my previous post, but I was really really really happy about the characterization of Batman in this game (the player can override this through their choices, of course). It's presents a Batman that's very far away from my least favorite interpretations of Batman: the block of wood who feels no emotions besides anger. It reminds me a lot of the way Batman is characterized in the Batman and Detective Comics relaunches, as part of DC Rebirth: the creative teams have managed to strike a balance between Batman showing empathy to his allies and feeling emotions besides rage, while still keeping the more unique aspects of Batman's personality that make him stand out from other heroes (the obsessiveness, his hard-ass nature, etc.)

The news on somewhat multiplayer function is nice, these Telltale games I've grown accustomed to almost always playing with another family member, voting between choices, but have they actually fixed their game engine?  Or is everything still buggy as hell and prone to freezing on multiple occasions?
I noticed some of the same types of bugs that I've encountered in previous games, and I've heard a lot of people have been running into some big issues on PC (I personally didn't encounter anything game-breaking, at least)
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#36  August 04, 2016, 08:11:18 am
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I'm around halfway through the first episode right now and this definitely feels a lot better than the last Telltale thing I played. I'll do a full post in an hour or two when I've finished it.
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#37  August 04, 2016, 08:19:43 am
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The same bugs lingering on is a shame, but otherwise alright, I'm liking what I'm hearing.  Thanks.

I never played the Arkham games.  I just know the detective work was based on Metroid Prime, specifically Samus and her scanning everything.  And I know you enjoy Metroid, thought you'd like it so now I'm curious where it went wrong.  Descriptions of it actually are what hold my interest best to getting me to want to play them eventually.  I played the Mad Max game, which apparently combat and world exploration is exact copy the same game as Arkham except, you know, Mad Max instead of Gotham and it was passable, if nothing special to me personally.

Oh and the story for the second game was supposed to be ground breaking, players were left speechless as the game had the balls to permanently kill off Joker due to poison or old age or something.  Guessing that didn't stick.
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#38  August 04, 2016, 09:17:02 am
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I'm actually too tired to finish this right now, so I'll give some hopefully spoiler-free general commentary. I am at the beginning of the detective scene in chapter 4.

First of all, I've encountered no glitches at all so far, unless you count one part where Catwoman's arms clipped through eachother a little. The presentation overall is really improved from past games, too, with some clever placement of QTE buttons making it look and feel neat as hell. It's more of a political story, very heavy on the Bruce Wayne parts, from what I've seen. They're also offering a fresh take on the Penguin that looks really interesting and has my attention.

I'm not sure I'm in love with their take on Harvey Dent yet, but I have no complaints. This is Telltale firing on all cylinders so far. That said, this is my first time playing one of their games before all the episodes are released, and it's hard to give them a real rating until you know the consequences of the choices you make, whether they have impact or there's just the illusion of choice. Game of Thrones in particular had a lot of ignored plot threads and railroading.

I'll come back tomorrow to do a spoilered breakdown of my choices like Jmorph did. Sleep now. I'm just coming off a month where I worked too hard to game at all, which is why I haven't been around. This is literally the first thing I've played since June, or maybe very early July :|
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#39  August 05, 2016, 03:44:15 am
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I just know the detective work was based on Metroid Prime, specifically Samus and her scanning everything.  And I know you enjoy Metroid, thought you'd like it so now I'm curious where it went wrong.
I had no idea that it was supposed to be based on Metroid Prime; it didn't really remind me of it at all! I guess I can see the similarities now, though.

But regardless, it just didn't convey the idea of being a detective very well to me. Batman really wasn't doing any deductive work; instead, the Batcomputer projects a holographic simulation of the crime, and you walk around the scene looking for bullet fragments and traces of blood or whatever. As you uncover more evidence, the simulation becomes more accurate and eventually Batman is able to solve the crime. It felt really unsatisfying. And I get it, it's hard to come up with a way to allow a wide variety of players to play as Batman solving a mystery while still keeping it accessible: Batman is the world's greatest detective who faces down some of the most difficult and intractable mysteries, but the player sure isn't a master class detective. But I think Telltale was able to balance all that, and they aren't really doing anything that radically different than the Arkham games, at that! Batman, not the player, is doing all the heavy deductive reasoning in the Telltale game, but the player still contributes beyond just walking around the crime scene, looking for evidence; the player must also draw connections between the uncovered clues and the environment. It felt pretty satisfying to me!

Oh and the story for the second game was supposed to be ground breaking, players were left speechless as the game had the balls to permanently kill off Joker due to poison or old age or something.  Guessing that didn't stick.
It stuck, but I wouldn't really call it ground-breaking. It was really dumb, though!

At the end of the game, Batman feels more emotionally wrought over the death of the Joker—a mass murdering psycho who has brought untold suffering upon the world, who not only fatally poisoned himself, but also, through his own incompetence, destroyed the antidote Batman was going to give him—than he does for the death of Talia al Ghul—his long-time lover, with whom he has a long complicated relationship with, and WHO THE JOKER LITERALLY JUST MURDERED—and the last scene of the game is Batman sorrowfully carrying out the not the body of Talia, but instead the Joker's corpse, in a full-ass Pieta scene!

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#40  August 05, 2016, 05:23:41 am
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Thinking of getting this, it'd be my first Telltale game. So does the $25 I'm paying just buy this episode, or is it a season price?
If you're hosting your stuff on 4Shared, you might as well not release it at all.
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#41  August 05, 2016, 05:33:26 am
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It's for the whole season. The Telltale model is to pay full price to get in early, or pay progressively less as each new episode comes out but be forced to wait.
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
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#42  August 05, 2016, 07:10:40 am
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The detective scene and the plan-in-advance fight were also really cool, and I visibly reacted to the transformable Batmobile.

Fucking great game, though as before, I can't really judge it properly until I know what the choices actually mean.

SNT

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#43  August 06, 2016, 12:34:40 pm
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Nice choice of font, Telltale.
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God damn it I want more already.
If you're hosting your stuff on 4Shared, you might as well not release it at all.

SNT

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#44  September 30, 2016, 10:28:25 am
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So Episode 2 came out.

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If you're hosting your stuff on 4Shared, you might as well not release it at all.
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#45  October 06, 2016, 06:51:49 am
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well jeez, everything really turned to shit D:

Spoiler: choices and what not (click to see content)

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#46  October 15, 2016, 07:12:56 am
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#47  November 08, 2016, 04:08:56 am
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So no one noticed Episode 3 came out?

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Probably my favorite episode yet. This is a really fucking good series and I love the bold choices they're taking to set their version of the Batman canon apart. Their Harvey Dent is really progressing well as an interesting character, too.
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#49  November 17, 2016, 05:58:09 pm
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Got roped in on the free Steam weekend a few weeks back, immediately bought the season

Maybe it's that I'm wise to the illusion of choice in TT games so I'm less concerned with making decisions that I'd personally make

Maybe it's that it's Batman and everybody knows (for instance) once Harvey Dent shows up he's not going to not be Two-Face and the only concern should be how you want that narrative to play out

Whatever the reason I personally think this is the best Batman game since Arkham City, and the narrative twists they make to the story are delightfully shocking


This is all a preface to say that next episode the inevitable is happening but I trust they'll put an interesting spin on it
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
Last Edit: November 17, 2016, 06:02:43 pm by Speedpreacher
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#50  November 17, 2016, 07:52:13 pm
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Maybe it's that it's Batman and everybody knows (for instance) once Harvey Dent shows up he's not going to not be Two-Face and the only concern should be how you want that narrative to play out

Play it again, make different choices, and see how true that is.
Re: Batman a telltale game
#51  November 17, 2016, 08:03:27 pm
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Plays out with him having multiple personality disorder and fingering a coin

As any avid Batman fan knows the scars are ultimately inconsequential to Harvey being Two-Face although I'm sure they'll have them happen regardless
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
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The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
Re: Batman a telltale game
#52  November 17, 2016, 11:31:15 pm
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That's not what I saw from the alternate path youtube videos I watched, but I obviously didn't watch every changed scene. It looked to be taking him in a different, but still ultimately villainous direction.

edit: By the way, Episode 4 hits next week, on November 22.

SNT

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#53  November 19, 2016, 04:34:30 am
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If you're hosting your stuff on 4Shared, you might as well not release it at all.
Re: Batman a telltale game
#54  November 25, 2016, 04:35:15 am
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Episode 4:

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#55  November 28, 2016, 03:40:49 am
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oh shit oh shit oh shit

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did anyone else get a teaser for episode 5? Because I didn't.
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#56  November 28, 2016, 04:50:41 am
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They didn't have one for me either, I hope that doesn't mean a delay especially since they've been so punctual with this series. Or maybe the choices are so divergent at this point that any scene they showed would have potentially crashed the engine.


Anyway, I made the exact same choices as Jmorphman for much the same reasoning so I'll take this opportunity to laud this game for not paying too much attention (in game, anyway) to its special guest star. He's there, he fulfills his story role and he's out! Exactly what I hoped! I mean, I'm sure he'll be back next episode and is probably going to end up being the main plot thread in the next season, but whatever man!

I also want to praise this story for not falling into the trap of "Batman creates his own villains" and having them clearly be there with or without his input (literally in Harvey's case, from a narrative standpoint he's Two-Face whether he's got the scars or not).

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There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
Re: Batman a telltale game
#57  November 28, 2016, 06:21:18 am
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No teaser here either. Wouldn't surprise me if ep5 was delayed. There was only like 3 weeks between 3 and 4 anyway, and I've got other things to play, I can easily wait till some time in January.
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#58  November 28, 2016, 07:13:14 am
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#59  December 15, 2016, 05:44:44 am
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Episode 5:

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As a side note, I experienced serious technical difficulties that marred my ability to appreciate this episode. The first scene had massive performance issues and a horrible framerate. In one of the later combat scenes, one of the goons didn't have a model, so existed only as a floating pair of eyeballs and set of teeth. Finally, in the final climactic battle, the game crashed right before the end.
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#60  January 02, 2017, 06:56:57 am
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holiday craziness is finally over so I finally got to finish this:

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Re: Batman a telltale game
#61  January 27, 2017, 03:09:22 pm
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So the last reply has been almost a month and i'm super late to the party but I decided to try out Part 1 since it's free on Steam and I gotta say...

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#62  January 27, 2017, 03:45:15 pm
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#63  January 27, 2017, 04:30:04 pm
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Re: Batman a telltale game
#64  January 27, 2017, 04:58:18 pm
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The beauty of this game if you continue on is that Bruce Wayne increasingly is only as aloof as you decide to make him

There's at least one choice is every subsequent chapter where you decide whether a problem is a Batman problem or a Bruce Wayne problem

I always chose Bruce, because I've become tired of what is, in my opinion, the prevalent idea in media that Batman is just an emotionally stunted eight year old who's true identity is a teched up Halloween costume
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
Re: Batman a telltale game
#65  August 18, 2017, 02:45:09 am
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Necroing this to talk about Season 2. Not sure if I should have made another topic or what, feel free to move this or something if that happens.

First of all, I want to say this game is amazing. Telltale has actually fixed their engine. Performance is perfect. Writing is good. Episode is long. Choices are detailed and matter. QTEs feel better and have some new wrinkles thrown in. Pacing is excellent.

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Great choices. They all felt meaningful.
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#66  August 18, 2017, 03:13:17 am
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THERE'S A SEASON 2?!?!?!?!

AND IT'S ALREADY OUT?????????????

what the fuck how did I miss all this what is wrong with me
Re: Batman a telltale game
#67  August 18, 2017, 03:54:35 am
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It's called Batman: The Enemy Within. It came out last week. I'm genuinely surprised I was the first one to post about it!

In case you missed this news also: Walking Dead Season 4 (The Final Season) will be coming in early 2018, and The Wolf Among Us Season 2 will be coming in mid/late 2018.

edit: Also just Episode 1 is out obviously! No clue on release dates for the rest of the episodes, but I'd expect them to wrap it up by the end of the year a la S1

edit: Trailer!

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#68  October 21, 2017, 10:37:16 pm
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So I played Episode 2! I still love it! Choice talk below.

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Last Edit: October 22, 2017, 03:23:45 am by Snakebyte
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#69  December 04, 2017, 05:55:00 am
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Episode 3 - I'm the Only One Playing This Game Apparently Edition

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This was maybe my favorite Telltale episode of all time. My thought process got incredibly screwy. The choice at the end was a bitch and a half, but everything else I had to stop and think my way through way harder than I ever have before, the situations were ridiculous in a good way, and the dynamics are so completely flipped from how they normally are in the Bat-universe. Loving every goddamn second of this. It's definitely in my top two or three games of this year (mostly because I haven't played a lot of the major releases, though...)
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#70  December 04, 2017, 06:53:57 am
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I'm gonna get on these soon, honest; it's a ton of fun to compare choices. I just need to finish the all the GotG Telltale episodes...
Re: Batman a telltale game
#71  December 04, 2017, 07:06:57 am
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I'm probably not getting in until the winter sale. This is about the time I started the first season, but there's a combination of not enough free time and unwillingness to pay full price keeping me from this one.
There's a race to be on top
The competition doesn't stop
Mixing with the ladies fair
being charming debonair
The gang will reign supreme
And no one can deny
They'll make some history
And always have an alibi
So join in the jubilee
The cats are great they'll all agree
Find in each calamity
the cat's superiority
Re: Batman a telltale game
#72  December 06, 2017, 12:24:39 am
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In my opinion it is without question the best game Telltale has ever made.

So, y'know, get on it, guys.
Re: Batman a telltale game
#73  January 28, 2018, 12:05:44 am
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EPISODE 4!

This one was pretty short and abrupt but the end redeemed it, still loving it.

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#74  April 01, 2018, 07:59:48 pm
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EPISODE 5

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IS VERY GOOD. GO. PLAY.