ArkhamSwag

Sometimes there are perks to working as a game journalist. We’re often given some pretty cool promotional material; most of which just ends up shoved under a desk or in a cupboard. What I received this afternoon though,. is too damned amazing to be anywhere but a display case. The image above is of a box;a limited, one-in-a-thousand case I received. Here’s what’s inside.

A goddamned Batarang. with a press kit, and a handy stand.

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That in itself would be cool – but as the keen observers among you might notice, there’s a screen on the thing, along with an on-and-off switch. When you flick it, it starts playing the game’s latest trailer through the single, very loud speaker located on the one wing.

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Here it is, in my furry manhand, just so you can see the size.

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And this is the back of the thing, because why not.

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And for one last pic, here is the Batarang perched neatly on its included stand.

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And yes, When I told Darryn what I’d received, he very, very nearly broke down in tears. Seriously though; this thing is amazing, and must have cost Warner a fortune not just to manufacture, but also ship out all over the world. It is quite easily the single coolest promotional merchandise I’ve ever received. Ever.

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Batman: Arkham Origins will be available on all of the current system on October 25. I’ll be playing it, hanging upside down and muttering about my dead parents.

Last Updated: September 10, 2013

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Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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