Another villain has been revealed by Rocksteady for Batman: Arkham City, and while Deadshot is nominally one of Batman’s Rogue’s Gallery, having appeared first in Batman #59 in 1950, he’s one of the more mainstream DC villains. Deadshot calls himself ”the world’s greatest assassin” (Deathstroke might have an issue with that), and is known for his perfect aim and his complete disregard for human life.
According to an interview in GameTrailers TV, Batman: Arkham City director Sefton Hill related:
“One of the mysteries that Batman is trying to solve is: what is Deadshot doing in there? He’s finding these murder scenes and trying to figure out, what is Deadshot doing, what is his M.O, what is he after? As you play through the game you start to figure out the targets that he’s after. Deadshot realizes that Batman is after him, so Batman gets added to the list as well.”
“One of the nice things with the side-missions is they let us focus on different aspects of Batman’s character. So, Deadshot focuses more on the forensics element and tracking down, doing that in a slightly more detailed way than we might do on the main story, on the main path.”
Deadshot will be one of twelve side missions in Batman: Arkham City, which will be released for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 18, 2011.
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