NVIDIA Teams Up With Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on Batman: Arkham
Gamers Who Purchase a Qualifying GPU to Receive Free PC Edition of
SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/30/13 -- NVIDIA today
announced it is working with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
and WB Games Montreal to make Batman(TM): Arkham Origins, the next
installment in the blockbuster Batman: Arkham videogame franchise, a
technically advanced and intensely realistic chapter in the
award-winning saga for PC players.
Gamers who purchase a qualifying GPU(1) from a participating partner
will receive a free PC edition of Batman: Arkham Origins, which will
be released worldwide on Oct. 25, 2013.
Developed by WB Games Montreal, Batman: Arkham Origins features an
expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set
several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman:
Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City's most
dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young Batman as he faces a
defining moment of his early career and sets his path to becoming the
Batman has immense power, strength and speed -- the same attributes
that make a GeForce GTX GPU the ultimate weapon to take on Gotham's
dark underworld. The NVIDIA Developer Technology Team has been
working closely with WB Games Montreal to incorporate an array of
cutting-edge NVIDIA gaming technologies including DirectX
tessellation, NVIDIA TXAA(TM) antialiasing, soft shadows and various
NVIDIA PhysX(R) engine environmental effects, such as cloth, steam
and snow. Combined, these technologies bring the intricately detailed
worlds of Gotham to life.
"The Batman: Arkham games are visually stunning and it's great that
we are able to continue building upon the amazing graphics with
Batman: Arkham Origins," said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President,
Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
"With NVIDIA's continued support, we are able to deliver an
incredibly immersive gameplay experience."
NVIDIA will be unveiling a sneak peek of Batman: Arkham Origins at
PAX Prime in Seattle, during the NVIDIA stage presentation at the
Paramount Theater on Monday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. PT. Entry is free.
Additionally, any PAX attendees that purchase a qualified bundle from
the special kiosk at the NVIDIA booth on the show floor will receive
for free a limited edition Batman lithograph -- one of only 1,000
For a full list of participating bundle partners, visit:
www.geforce.com/freebatman. This offer is good only until Jan. 31,
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC
Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash),
Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged
with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros.
Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with
many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters
across all media, including but not limited to film, television,
consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games.
Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines
each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher
of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in
collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched
We Can Be Heroes -- a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice
League super heroes -- to raise awareness and funds to fight the
hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer,
licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive
space across all current and future platforms, including console,
handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game
About WB Games Montreal
Since its launch in 2010, WB Games Montreal
has more than 300 employees and continues to grow and recruit
additional talent. Working with some of Warner Bros. Studios' biggest
brands, including DC Entertainment, the studio is focused on the most
cutting-edge approach to games for the digital space as well as
current and upcoming video game consoles.
BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS software Copyright 2013 Warner Bros.
Entertainment Inc. Developed by WB Games Montreal and Splash Damage.
BATMAN and all characters, their distinctive likenesses, and related
elements are trademarks of DC Comics Copyright 2013. All Rights
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Since 1993, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has pioneered the art
and science of visual computing. The company's technologies are
transforming a world of displays into a world of interactive
discovery -- for everyone from gamers to scientists, and consumers to
enterprise customers. More information at:
http://nvidianews.nvidia.com and http://blogs.nvidia.com.
(1) Qualifying GPUs include GeForce GTX 660, 660 Ti, 670, 680, 760,
770 or 780.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited
to, statements as to NVIDIA's participation at PAX Prime 2013 and the
impact, benefits and availability of NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs are
forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and
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loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated
into systems; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in
the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
or SEC, including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended July 28,
2013. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on the
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