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Batman reimagined by game designer: is this madness?

Batman reimagined by game designer: is this madness?

Tetsuya Nomura, head of Kingdom Hearts and designer for Final Fantasy, has redesigned Batman. Nomura has stepped forward with the first in a series of action figures which represent complete redesigns of classic comic characters. This strange beast of a Batman summons memories of Todd McFarlane’s vision for SPAWN, or the Batman/SPAWN crossover collection. But more than that, this is an imagining of Batman we’d have expected to find as a boss in an epic RPG.

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LEGO Batman Tumbler revealed amongst SDCC exclusives

LEGO Batman Tumbler revealed amongst SDCC exclusives

There’s a whole collection of LEGO sets and minifigs appearing this week at San Diego Comic Con, perhaps the most exciting of which is the Batman Tumbler. This Batmobile is a reproduction of the Tumbler from the Dark Knight trilogy. This means you’ve seen it before if you’ve seen any of the most recent Batman films to have been released in theaters.

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Batgirl drops spandex for smartphone and hipster vibe

Batgirl drops spandex for smartphone and hipster vibe

So you say a crime-fighting hero wouldn’t actually wear the same outfit as a body-building champion from the 1950s? So you’re suggesting that Barbara Gordon, aka Batgirl, would probably opt for some real armor rather than skin-hugging material with little to no protection against the elements? Batgirl #35 has your back - and a new smartphone, too.

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Batman: Arkham Knight Gameplay trailer gets dark [UPDATE]

Batman: Arkham Knight Gameplay trailer gets dark [UPDATE]

"Tonight," says the maniac in charge of destroying Batman’s world, "Gotham falls - a city of fear rises." That’ll be the Scarecrow’s M.O.. What you’ll be seeing today is a "gameplay" video captured - undoubtedly - with a PC. Most of this gameplay trailer shows off cinematics, but the key for the Batmobile is present.

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Batman vs Superman Batmobile detailed in HD

Batman vs Superman Batmobile detailed in HD

We’ve been picking apart the Batmobile from Batman vs Superman with the very, very few images available to the public so far. As it turns out, this new Batmobile won’t be as complicated as those delivered in the Dark Knight trilogy. This will be far more of a comic book-esque affair.

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Batman vs Superman Batmobile, Batsuit revealed

Batman vs Superman Batmobile, Batsuit revealed

If you thought the tail end of the Batmobile was great in its reveal yesterday, you’re really going to love the front end. Today director Zack Snyder has decided to release an image of the newest Batmobile alongside Ben Affleck as Batman. This image shows what Batman and his vehicle will look like in the upcoming film Batman vs Superman.

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Zack Snyder confirmed to direct ‘Justice League’ movie

Zack Snyder confirmed to direct ‘Justice League’ movie

A Justice League film was expected at some point, though the mindshare surrounding it was that it may be a feel-good, happy movie lacking the dark tone we’ve come to love in recent comic book hero movies. That’s likely going to change, as Warner Brothers is confirming that Zack Snyder, director of ‘300’ and ‘Man Of Steel’, will direct the upcoming Justice League movie.

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Batman’s 75th Birthday: here’s how you celebrate

Batman’s 75th Birthday: here’s how you celebrate

While the first appearance of Batman took place on March 30, 1939 in Detective Comics No. 27, several celebratory events and releases are being made this week. Lighting up more successful video games than any other comic book character, Microsoft has decided to take this week to dunk Xbox users into Gotham’s finest titles with discounts galore - just in time for Easter, too!

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