Warner Bros. Announces Gotham City Impostors

By Michelle Balsan,
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced today that they will be bringing a download-only, first-person shooter to XBLA titled Gotham City Impostors.

In Gotham City Impostors, players will battle for control of a Gotham which is "overrun by impostors inspired by the DC Comics characters Batman and The Joker". The game will be focused on multiplayer, which will allow for customizable characters. You can create either "Bats" or "Jokerz" characters and use them to pose as vigilantes or villains. Perhaps obviously, the maps and modes in the game will be inspired by the Batman license.

Monolith, the development team behind Condemned: Criminal Origins, will be taking the reigns on Gotham City Impostors. Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment commented briefly on the game's development.

Gotham City Impostors blows apart expectations for superhero games with an exaggerated take on first person shooters, set in a part of the DC Universe players have never seen before. Monolith is creating a game that turns Gotham City upside down and we think fans are going to have a blast with this creative twist on multiplayer heroism and anti-heroism as they play up the classic rivalry between Batman and The Joker.
No release window was given for Gotham City Impostors at this time.

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Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.