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Two great looking video games are coming out which will allow you to play pretend and run around as the Caped Crusader, everyone’s childhood dream, right? One allows you to live in the skin of the Batman as he patrols Gotham overrun by Arkham inmates, the other has you to dress up in gear with the Batman logo and shoot a lot of guns. You decide which is the truer representation.

Batman: Arkham City, the much anticipated sequel to Arkham Asylum drops on October 18th for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. At Comic-Con a new trailer was released giving us a glimpse of more obstacles ahead for the Dark Knight. Clue, he was born on a Monday.

The Penguin looks creepy and Solomon Grundy will be a handful. But you’re Batman, you can totally handle it. Also joining Bats in the new game will be Talia Al Ghul, voiced by Stana Katic. Whether she’ll be friend or foe is unknown, but I’m sure she has plans for Batman. Plans that might not sit well with his other sometimes paramour, Catwoman. All I’m saying, is there should be an option for a one on one fight between Talia and Catwoman with Batman as the prize.

The second Batman game is probably the farthest thing from a Batman game. This is Gotham City Imposters. First off, you arm your character with guns, then team up and take down opposing factions in a multi-player death match. The two teams are the Batz and Jokerz and your customizable character will affiliate with one or the other. You’ll show off your team pride in an assortment of kitschy gear.

Imposters will be a downloadable game for XBLA and PSN and is set for a Holiday 2012 release. Which Bat-game are you most excited for? Clearly, Arkham City is the most faithful but I think Imposters looks fun. As long you join the Jokerz team, parading around as Batman with a gun feels wrong.

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Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W.

This is NerdBastards weekly game release of the week list, where we give y’all a heads up on what has come out for the consoles and PC/Mac. We also cover downloadable titles as well.

We only got a few releases this week but they are titles that are worth checking out as we got some shooting goodness and not to mention, some action-adventure set in a fantasy world. There’s even one downloadable game that features fighting mechs, who doesn’t love fighting mechs?

Click on the Read More Button to check out some of these titles and see which one of these games will be taking up most of your time until next weeks batch of video games.

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Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly game release of the week list, where we give y’all a heads up on what will be coming out for the consoles and PC/Mac. We also cover downloadable titles as well.

This week we got a few release that features a variety of genres of game. We got an action game that features a well known license, a gorgeous looking off-road racing game, and a handheld game that lets you control the way boobs bounce on the screen. After that, we got a few notable titles for you to check out which are titles being re-packaged with added material.

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There’s a new Batman game in town and it’s concept might shock the crap out of you. At least for the diehard Batfreaks. It’s a first-person shooter set in Gotham City. That’s right, an FPS involving the ever vigilante, anti-gun, Batman. Crazy, right? Well the more I read it might just be the good kind of crazy.

Gotham City Imposters is a multi-player FPS set in Batman’s home turf where players can create heroes or villains inspired by the caped crusader or his nemesis, the Joker. Then players get to shoot the shit out of of each other, fun right? I think this concept is brilliant.

Recently Erik Eckstein previewed the game for G4 and he gives us some insight on the game play,

Picture your typical downloadable shooter like Blacklight Tango Down or Breach, yet before panicking, picture it full of customizable Batmen and Jokerites. Players can fully tailor how their particular hero or heroine looks, from cosmetic choices like gloves, capes, and cowls to weapon and gadget loadouts. Pick a Nimble body type, and you’ll move quick, but Tough bodies take more damage. Adopt a grapple gun, and you’ll be able to ascend to a high vantage point, but if you race around on roller skates, you’re a lot faster on the ground.

You’ll be able to choose from a variety of guns (shotguns, assault rifles, rocket launchers, sub-machine guns), support weapons like pipe bombs, boomerangs, and revitalizing energy drinks, and gadgets like the aforementioned grapple gun or glider rig, which lets you float further when jumping/falling. These weapons can also have mods attached to them, so you can tweak a rocket launcher to fire multiple rounds, for example. All of this is gained through various unlocks in the game; the more you progress, the more opens up.

You can join one of two gangs, the Bats or Jokerz, and then you simply waste each other in online matches. I couldn’t really allow myself to make a Bats gang member, I know guns aren’t his style. But a Jokerz member?! Oh, I’m all over that. I’ve already created my Joker-devoted villain in DCU Online, why not branch out into GCI? Plus, GCI sounds like a great pick-up any time game. You play whenever you feel like shooting things, ever have those days? I also can’t help but be sucked in by the promise of so much customization. Creating and developing my character in the DC Universe was, by far, my favorite part of DCU Online.

Created by Monolith Productions, the same guys behind FEAR, in a partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive, and a storyline penned by none other than Jim Lee. This is full of win right? As of now no release date has been announced but it will be available for XBLA, PSN, and PC.

Intrigued by this Gotham-based FPS? I’m already hooked and I haven’t eve seen a bit of footage.We do have this great image of character concept art, available below the cut, check it out.

source: G4, image source: ComicsAlliance

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Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly game release of the week list, where we give y’all a heads up on what will be coming out for the consoles and PC/Mac. We also cover downloadable titles as well.

We got two major releases for you to check out while the Other Notable Release lists Nintendo’s newest budget title release called Nintendo Selects that feature a few older games being re-released for $20. As always, we got two downloadable titles listed with Virtual Console listing a classic epic that was released this week.

Click on the Read More Button to check out some of these titles and see which one of these games will be taking up most of your time until next weeks batch of video games.

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Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly game release of the week list, where we give y’all a heads up on what will be coming out for the consoles and PC/Mac. We also cover downloadable titles as well.

We got another lite week as we have two disk releases worth checking out. The first release is Sega’s Thor: God of Thunder, coming out for the 360, PS3, Wii, and Nintendo DS. It seems that Sega may be trying to redeem themselves with the Iron Man games by having Thor play like God of War, which isn’t a bad thing. The DS version seems to a solid side-scrolling action game. The other release is the PS3 exclusive Motorstorm Apocalypse. You get more of the off-road racing goodness but this time in an environment that is constantly being destroyed.

On the download side, Treasure’s Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is coming out for the XBLA marketplace. Treasure is claiming that with the power of the 360, this multi-directional shoot ’em up that features puzzle elements, wouldn’t be suffering any frame-rate issues like it’s predecessors has.

There you have it folks, check out some of these titles and see which one of these games will be taking up most of your time until next weeks batch of video games.

Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly video game release list where we give y’all a heads up on what was released for the consoles and PC (and sometimes the Mac). We also cover downloadable titles as well.

Folks we got quite the stacked list of releases today as we got two major titles  (hint: pictured above) and other notable releases. We even have a few worthy releases coming out on the downloadable side.

So what are y’all waiting for? Check after the jump to see if there is anything coming out that will make your wallets cry!

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Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly video game release list where we give y’all a heads up on what was released for the consoles and PC (and sometimes the Mac). We also cover downloadable titles as well.

We got another lite week as you can say that this is calm before the storm as next weeks release list will be big. But it doesn’t mean that there aren’t any video games to pay attention to this week. On the retail side, the PSP is seeing another sequel as Patapon 3 is finally out. Once again, gamers will be controlling the little warriors into battles with the power of rhythm and like the previous titles, you can bet that rhythm beat will get stuck in your head. Also on the retail side, Michael Jackson: The Experience is being release for the 360 (Kinect compatible) and the PS3 (Move compatible).

On the digital side, we see the release of Capybara Games, the fine folks that brought us Critter Crunch and  Sword & Sworcery EP, Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes for PSN and XBLA. Originally released on the Nintendo DS, this puzzle RPG gets an HD facelift as gamers will easily spend hours playing it.

So what are y’all waiting for? Check these games out!

Homefront

Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly video game release list where we give y’all a heads up on what was released for the consoles and PC (and sometimes the MAC). We also cover downloadable titles as well.

We got quite the releases this week for you to check out for almost all the gaming platforms (sorry Wii, looks like you’ll be collecting some more dust). This week we see a release of Homefront, a FPS that has an interesting story about the state of America. SEGA is releasing with Yakuza 4 (hot damn!) with only a few things that were taken out this for it’s western release. DS users gets to control a cute Chibiterasu in Ōkamiden. PSP sees some love with Gods Eater Burst, a game that’s gotten quite popular over in Japan with its Monster Hunter-esque gameplay.

We also got a few more games for you to check out as well some downloadable game, such as what game is Microsoft ending the Xbox Live Arcade House Party with and what downloadable goodies PSN users will be able to get their digital hands on, such as a lovely classic that features the hot Aya Brea.

So what are y’all waiting for? Check after the jump to see if there is anything coming out that will make your wallets cry!

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DA2

Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W. This is NerdBastards weekly video game release list where we give y’all a heads up on what was released for the consoles and PC (and sometimes the MAC). We also cover downloadable titles as well.

This week, we see Bioware releasing their newest epic, Dragon Age II. Baseball fans rejoice as this years edition hits stores today with the PS owners having a choice on which game they want to hit some balls with. Plus, a few more after the jump.

As far as the downloadable side goes, the Xbox Live Aracade House Party continues with the awesome Torchlight, which is making its debut on home console for 1200 Microsoft Points ($15) and the Wii Shop Channel released Bomberman Hero.

So what are y’all waiting for? Check after the jump to see if there is anything coming out that will make your wallets cry!

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