Batman: Arkham Origins (2013 Video Game)
Two years into his career as the Batman, Bruce Wayne finds himself the 50 million dollar target of eight deadly assassins, all contracted by Black Mask. Upon confronting a member of the GCPD, Batman also finds his best chance at having an ally.
Set in Batman's early career, a young and inexperienced Bruce Wayne takes to the streets of Gotham in an attempt to thwart the efforts of 8 assassins to put an end to his war on crime, whilst making new friends - and enemies - along the way. Your enemies will define you.
On New Years' Eve, the president of GothCorp, Ferris Boyle, is set to receive an award for Gotham's Humanitarian of the Year. But before he can accept it, a man in a robotic, cryo-suit storms Wayne Manor and kidnaps him. Who could possibly hold a grudge against the nicest guy in Gotham? That's what Batman intends to find out.
One week after the Joker's chaotic attacks on Christmas Eve, the president of GothCorp, Ferris Boyle, is set to receive an award for Gotham's Humanitarian of the Year. But before he can accept it, a man in a robotic, cryo-suit calling himself Mr. Freeze storms Wayne Manor and kidnaps him. Aided by The Penguin's henchmen, the man with the cold, cold heart leaves with Boyle, putting all of Bruce Wayne's guests in jeopardy. Quickly, he dashes to the Batcave to suit up. After taking out all the thugs in the mansion, he follows Boyle to GothCorp where he discovers Penguin working with Freeze. Realizing his normal bat suit wouldn't stand a chance against the harsh, cryogenic chemicals in the lab, Batman sends for a new prototype suit that can withstand subzero temperatures before he can take down his icy foes. At the same time, Batman discovers Mr. Freeze's chilling backstory, and how Ferris Boyle is anything but a humanitarian.
Years before the Arkham incidents, the neophyte Dark Knight finds himself the target of an open murder contract courtesy of Black Mask that draws eight of the world's deadliest assassins and a new criminal named the Joker.
- On Christmas Eve, Black Mask hires eight deadly assassins to come to Gotham City with a young Batman as their target. Serving as a prequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum, the game will chronicle the earlier years of the Dark Knight and his foes, in which Batman has yet to establish himself in Gotham as a hero and has to contend with police attention as well as trying to save the city from the evil of his rogues gallery.