Batman: Arkham Origins Gets a TV Commercial

With Batman: Arkham Origins just around the corner, we were starting to become concerned with the lack of marketing. Thankfully, WB Games has begun cranking it up beginning with the below television advertisement. The just-shy-of-a-minute trailer features an artfully spliced retelling of Bruce Wayne’s life, going from a kid who witnesses his parents senselessly gunned down to (spoiler alert) Batman himself. While it doesn’t show any game footage, it gets the emotional point across about the game detailing the origin of the caped crusader and doesn’t come across as another mindless action game.

As a bonus, check out GameStop’s spot for the game, which is decidedly more comical: