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Batman: Arkham Origins Dev Looking to "Expand the DC Comics Universe"

WB Games Montreal is cooking up a pair of new games.


Batman: Arkham Origins developer WB Games Montreal has confirmed it's working on two new "AAA projects" that could take the developer to new areas. This information comes from a recruitment message posted to the developer's website that was spotted by IGN.

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"Our world needs more superheroes!" the developer said in its call for talent. "We are a growing studio with two AAA projects in development focused on expanding the DC Comics universe in the interactive space."

No further details are available. Previously discovered job listings at WB Games Montreal suggested that the studio was working on an open-world action game for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This game could be a new IP, according to another job posting.

WB Games Montreal has11 open positions posted to its careers portal. Some of these job ads, like this one for a gameplay programmer, mention new-generation consoles and unspecified "innovative" gameplay features and systems.

In October 2013, the local government announced an investment of $1.5 million into WB Montreal, allowing it to expand the studio in terms of headcount and technology.

In other superhero video game news, some footage of a first-person Avengers action game written by Brian Michael Bendis has emerged.

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