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Video from Abandoned Batman Game Surfaces


 Video from Abandoned Batman Game Surfaces
topic by Da Ill One - 02-27-2012, 04:35 PM - Boxden > BX GameSpot


Gameplay footage from abandoned Batman game Gotham by Gaslight has surfaced.





Earlier this year, concept art emerged from a Gotham by Gaslight game pitched to THQ. Now, a source has provided Siliconera with video of an animation prototype allegedly from the same project. According to their report, the game was in development by Day 1 Studios, the developers behind FEAR 3 and Fracture, before being canceled.

Siliconera reports that the game was based upon Batman spinoff comic Gotham by Gaslight, a Batman story released in the 1980s and set in the Victorian era. The game "was designed with a foggy world for Batman to explore and he would have the ability to see in the dark. Day 1 Studios tried to work with THQ to publish the game, but after an unsuccessful pitch Gotham by Gaslight was canned."


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29 comments for "Video from Abandoned Batman Game Surfaces"


 02-27-2012, 04:49 PMaway - #2
Jesszman 2173 heat pts2173

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What Could Have Been-Batman: Gotham By Gaslight Footage Surfaces


Gotham By Gaslight, the Batman game that pit players in a Steampunk Gotham, sadly was cancelled before it left the pitch. We first heard word about this game through a Kotaku article about visual artist Julie Farrell's website which displayed many images from the would-be Batman game. Now we have the first footage of Gotham By Gaslight. While the game was early in developement, it surely does look good. The footage depicts a Steampunk Batman patrolling the streets of 1889 Gotham City. Batman's character model seems to be rather muscular, this is highlighted near the end of the clip when we see the Dark Knight without his cape. To take a look at what could have been, hit up the YouTube link, or just play the video below.





 02-27-2012, 04:50 PMonline - #3
shortz 23 heat pts23

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i couldnt stop looking at his cape.....#### look mad real moving all over da place
 02-27-2012, 06:17 PMaway - #4
IronMaiden 30 heat pts30

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those cape physics
 02-27-2012, 06:27 PMaway - #5
MYami 28 heat pts28

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Damn this would have been so epic!

I've been diggin the whole Steampunk culture. It's crazy how they have their own style of everything, even music. It's pretty wild.
 02-28-2012, 02:32 PMaway - #6
Randomhero2k5 1 heat pts

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the cape was very impressive for sure
 02-28-2012, 02:47 PMaway - #7
Soraci7 34 heat pts34

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Looks like a$sasins Creed: Batman.


The way the game should really be.
 02-28-2012, 02:52 PMonline - #8
Hieroglyphic 80 heat pts80

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The cape looked like a ####ing shower curtain. And how the #### did he jump from the ground onto the top of a rooftop?

*Pops in Arkham City*
 02-28-2012, 04:10 PMonline - #9
!!! 58 heat pts58

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The cape physics were great but it was stupid how the cape had another layer near Batman's cowl. It almost looked like the back of Sherlock Holmes' jacket.



The enviroment looked too much like early 20th century London and not enough like a busy metropolitan Gotham City.

Arkham City >>>>>> this garbage.

There's a reason this game was scrapped.
 02-28-2012, 04:18 PMonline - #10
NBA Brawler 83 heat pts83

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ni##a jumped 50ft. in the air
 02-28-2012, 04:24 PMaway - #11
Jesszman 2173 heat pts2173

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Originally Posted by !!!
The cape physics were great but it was stupid how the cape had another layer near Batman's cowl. It almost looked like the back of Sherlock Holmes' jacket.



The enviroment looked too much like early 20th century London and not enough like a busy metropolitan Gotham City.

Arkham City >>>>>> this garbage.

There's a reason this game was scrapped.
it takes place in the 1800s.
 02-28-2012, 04:28 PMonline - #12
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
it takes place in the 1800s.
My fault I must've missed that part in the article.

Still though, a Batman game set in the 1800's.
 02-28-2012, 05:21 PMaway - #13
mystic boy 211 heat pts211

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Give this to Rocksteady. :dancingcool:
 02-28-2012, 05:55 PMaway - #14
iThink 7 heat pts

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this. ####. looks. dope.

date cape
 02-28-2012, 06:23 PMaway - #15
bobby doobie 

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batman fps




 02-28-2012, 06:25 PMaway - #16
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Originally Posted by bobby doobie
batman fps

and...?
 02-28-2012, 06:35 PMonline - #17
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looks like ####
 02-28-2012, 06:38 PMaway - #18
Jesszman 2173 heat pts2173

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Because it's a production build....
 02-28-2012, 06:44 PMaway - #19
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Batman walking around Gotham City looking like
 02-28-2012, 08:52 PMaway - #20
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Originally Posted by !!!
The cape physics were great but it was stupid how the cape had another layer near Batman's cowl. It almost looked like the back of Sherlock Holmes' jacket.



The enviroment looked too much like early 20th century London and not enough like a busy metropolitan Gotham City.

Arkham City >>>>>> this garbage.

There's a reason this game was scrapped.
That's what Steampunk is though.

It's Victorian era meets technology/sci-fi.
 
 


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