GameSpot may receive revenue from affiliate and advertising partnerships for sharing this content and from purchases through links.

15 Batman domains registered

"Batman Arkham Arises" and "Arkham Universe" are among the domains registered.


A number of newly registered domain names related to the Batman franchise have raised speculation about Warner Bros.' plans in regard to the future of its Arkham video game franchise.

No Caption Provided

Originally spotted by Fusible, the domain names range from titles such as "Arkham Universe" to "Batman Arkham Arises" and "Batman Arkham Origins."

According to the report, there is no way to tell whether the domains pertain to films or video games, or even if Warner Bros. was the company that registered the titles, since the domain holder is protected by a privacy service.

However, Fusible reports that Warner Bros. is a client of Internet brand protection company MarkMonitor, which is behind the domain registrations.

The registered domains are: (Arkham Universe) (Batman Arkham Universe) (Batman Arkham Arises) (Batman Arkham Begins) (Batman Arkham Dark Knight) (Batman Arkham Knight) (Batman Arkham Legend) (Batman Arkham Legends) (Batman Arkham Night) (Batman Arkham Origins) (Batman Arkham Stories) (Dark Knight Arkham) (DC Arkham Universe) (DC Arkhamverse) (The Arkham Universe)

In July last year, it was reported that the next game in Rocksteady Studios' Batman series will be a prequel detailing Batman's first encounter with the Joker and will be based on the Silver Age of DC comics from the 1950s. Reports stated that the game is not expected to arrive until 2014.

The last entry in Warner Bros.' Batman game franchise--Batman: Arkham City--was developed by Rocksteady Studios and shipped for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 18, with a PC version following on November 22. The game received a strong critical reception and shipped 6 million units.

Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email

Join the conversation
There are 106 comments about this story