Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

We also had the opportunity to look at one or the other product from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

The current games portfolio was presented at gamescom 2014 in Cologne.

Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

While Rocksteady Studios with Batman: Arkham Knight presented the grand finale of the Arkham series, Monolith sent players in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on a vendetta against Sauron. A true villain is also Brainiac, the Batman and other DC superheroes in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham declared the fight. It gets brutal Mortal Kombat Xwhen old acquaintances and new characters deliver an intense beat ’em up experience.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

RELEASE DATE: October 7, 2014
PUBLISHER: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
DEVELOPER: Monolith Productions
USK: from 16 years
GENRE: Action
PLATFORMS: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC
PLAYERS: 1 player

Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment


Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor offers a dynamic game environment in which the player can enact his personal plan of revenge and impose his will on Mordor. The game begins on the night Sauron returns to Mordor and his Black Captains brutally execute the rangers of the Black Gate. The player takes on the role of Talion, a ranger who lost his family and everything he held dear, only to be brought back to life by a mysterious vengeful spirit. As Talion’s vengeance takes shape, the player unravels the mystery of the spirit that drives him, discovers the origin of the Rings of Power, and confronts the greatest enemy of all.

As a new story set between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor a dynamic next-gen game world thanks to the Nemesis system. Each opponent the player encounters is an individual with their own personality, strengths and weaknesses. The opponents are shaped by their encounters with the player, and depending on the course of the game, very personal enmities develop. The player is challenged to mentally superior to each of the very different opponents, to infiltrate their ranks and to gain the upper hand in the dynamic game world, which changes with his actions and decisions.

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Unleash the power of spirits – The player wields spirit powers to shape his revenge in brutal melee combat, sneaking and intuitive ranged combat.
Defeat your opponents – See the world through the power of spirits and learn unique details about each enemy to advance Talion’s revenge. Each opponent has a distinct personality, memory, and traits that the player can study and manipulate.
Bend Mordor to your will – Turn your enemies against each other. Force them to murder, terrorize, sacrifice or spy on each other. Based on the actions of the players, the Nemesis system turns every enemy encounter into a unique experience – over time even personal enmities can arise.
New story from Middle-earth – Between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies, players will discover the origin of the Rings of Power and become the most feared warrior of Mordor.
Develop your skills with every shot – Develop your skills, upgrade weapons and become a legend – through a rune reward system based on your strategies and individual opponents.

Batman: Arkham Knight

PUBLISHER: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
DEVELOPER: Rocksteady Studios
USK: tba.
GENRE: Third-person action-adventure
PLATFORM: PlayStation 4, Xbox ONE and PC

Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment


Batman: Arkham Knight leads Rocksteady Studios’ award-winning Arkham trilogy to its epic finale. Developed exclusively for New-Gen platforms, it debuts Rocksteady’s unique take on the Batmobile. The long-awaited additions to the iconic vehicle, combined with the immersive gameplay of the Arkham series, offer players the ultimate and quintessential Batman experience as they roam the streets and soar up the Gotham City skyline. Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he has sworn to protect in this explosive finale: Scarecrow has returned to unite Gotham’s super villains and destroy Batman forever.


– “Be the Batman” – With the opening of the final chapter in Rocksteady’s Arkham trilogy, players are in for the ultimate Batman experience. The player becomes the world’s greatest detective thanks to the introduction of the Batmobile and advanced features such as free-flow combat, stealth abilities, forensics and navigation systems.

– Introducing the Batmobile – The Batmobile comes to life with a completely new and unique design. Its striking shape goes hand in hand with a huge range of high-tech gadgets. Designed for use in a massive open world, transformable from high-speed to battle mode, this iconic vehicle forms the heart of the game design, allowing players to take Gotham City’s most dangerous villains through the streets at incredible speeds to hunt. It enhances Batman’s abilities in every way: from the navigation system and built-in forensic science, to combat and puzzle-solving, creating a unique and seamless fusion of man and machine.

Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

– The epic finale to Rocksteady’s trilogy – Batman: Arkham Knight brings the war to Gotham City. The events of Batman: Arkham Asylum that led to a destructive conspiracy for the inmates of Batman: Arkham City culminates in the ultimate showdown over the future of Gotham. Scarecrow unbalances the city with the help of Arkham Knight, an all-new and unique character in the Batman universe, and a massive cast of notorious villains like Harley Quinn, the Penguin, Two-Face and the Riddler.

– A complete experience of Gotham City – For the first time there is the possibility to explore Gotham City in a completely open and freely accessible game world. Though more than five times the size of Batman: Arkham City, Gotham City is brought to life with the same meticulous, customized finesse that the Arkham games are famous for.

– Most Wanted side missions – Players can fully immerse themselves in the chaos erupting on the streets of Gotham. Clashes with criminal masterminds are guaranteed, as is the ability to focus on hunting down an individual villain, or to focus entirely on the story.

Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

– New combat and gadget features – More combat moves and high-tech gadgets are available to the player than ever before. The new “Gadgets while gliding” ability allows Batman to use gadgets such as Batarangs, the grappling hook or the “Line Launcher” while gliding. Batman’s utility belt also gets another upgrade to include all new gadgets like forensics, stealth and combat abilities.

Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

PUBLISHER: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
USK: Still pending
GENRE: Action-Adventure
PLATFORMS: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PC


The world-renowned LEGO Batman video game franchise returns in another best-selling action-packed adventure! In LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham The Dark Knight joins forces with other superheroes from the DC Comics universe and launches into space to stop the devious Brainiac from destroying the earth. Using the power of the Lanterns’ rings, Brainiac shrinks entire worlds to add to his collection of miniaturized cities from across the universe. Therefore, the greatest superheroes and devious villains must band together to travel to different Lantern worlds, collect their rings and stop Brainiac before it’s too late.


– Exciting space battles – For the first time, the player must prove himself with Batman and his allies in space and on different Lantern worlds such as Zamaron and Odym.
Comprehensive roster of DC Comics heroes and villains – Play and unlock over 150 unique characters with amazing powers and abilities, including members of the Justice League and LEGO Big Figures like Cyborg, Solomon Grundy and more.
Unique plot with exciting twists – Surprising disguises, Brainiac’s mind control ability and the power of the Lantern Rings bring unexpected personality changes to classic heroes.
hacking of computer systems – enter a virtual world and escape from mazes, fight in arenas and pass races and earn codes.
Bat-tastic gadgets – With a simple push of a button you can choose and upgrade suits and abilities.
Well-known locations – Visit the Hall of Justice, the Bat Cave, and the Justice League Watchtower to access shops, trophy rooms, and hero and vehicle modifications.

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– Zero Gravity gameplay brings a whole new dimension to gameplay.
– Spectacular new fighting styles through readjusted movements with the all new LEGO Hazard Builds!
– Experience an adventure with 45 missions in the main storyline, which makes for dynamic and fast-paced gameplay.
– Play as more than 150 characters from the DC Comics universe.


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Mortal Kombat X

PUBLISHER: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
DEVELOPER: NetherRealm Studios
GENRE: Martial Arts, Beat’em Up
PLATFORMS: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC

Gamescom 2014: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment


Mortal Kombat X is NetherRealm Studios’ highly-anticipated latest installment of the legendary, multi-award-winning martial arts games franchise that catapults the series to the new generation of consoles. The game combines a cinematic presentation with brand new gameplay and offers the most intense beat ’em up experience ever. Fully connected, players are catapulted into global online competition where every battle counts in the global struggle for supremacy. Offers for the first time Mortal Kombat X players the opportunity to choose one of several variants of each fighter, thus varying strategy and fighting style. Players will experience an epic story in which some of the franchise’s most enduring characters, including Scorpion and Sub-Zero, as well as several new characters represent the forces of good and evil.

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New and classic characters: Classic characters like Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, and Kano, as well as new protagonists like Cassie Cage, Kotal Kahn, Ferra-Torr, and D’Vorah fill out the roster, which includes many fan favorites and pits good and evil against each other.

Character Variants: Mortal Kombat X features three different versions of each playable character, each with their own unique fighting style, special moves, abilities, and strategies. The chosen variant significantly influences the style of play and necessary procedures.

Epic, cinematic storyline: A gripping story mode takes the plot up to 25 years further than 2011’s Mortal Kombat and advances the sinister story – with new characters like Cassie Cage, daughter of fan favorites Sonya Blade and Johnny Cage.

Deep combat experience: Mortal Kombat X is the next evolution of martial arts titles, with the return of X-Ray and Finishing Moves that showcase the rigors of combat like never before.

Source: gamescom & PM