"Gotham City Impostors" Invade in January

Fri, November 11th, 2011 at 6:58am PST

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Robert Workman, Contributing Writer

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Prepare to lock and load, because the Batmen and the Jokerz are preparing to take over the city. WB Games has announced that "Gotham City Impostors," a multiplayer first-person shooter game based loosely around the Batman universe, will arrive for download on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network on January 10, 2012. The game should sell for $14.99, or 1200 Microsoft points, respectively.

To get players prepared for the upcoming multiplayer sessions, WB has also announced it will be launching its open beta in December for all platforms. This beta will let players test the game out early, complete with all its gadgets and character customization options. Registration for the beta is still open, simply head to the official site -- www.gothamcityimpostors.com/beta -- and sign up!

"Gotham City Impostors" is an original download-only first-person shooter where up to 12 players battle for control of an unhinged Gotham City overrun by Impostors inspired by the DC Comics characters Batman and The Joker. Gotham City Impostors is an online multiplayer game unlike any other, giving players the opportunity to engage in unconventional urbane warfare as they personalize their own Impostors. Gamers will create their very own version of the Bats or the Jokerz characters using unprecedented customization options including insane costumes, homemade gadgets and a wide range of traditional and inventive weapons. The game will feature maps and modes inspired by DC Comics' Batman license.

Don't forget to check out CBR's previous coverage of "Impostors," including hands-on impressions and a 1-on-1 interview with producer Lucas Myers.

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