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  Meet the voices behind Batman and The Joker in Batman™: Arkham Origins at GAME Stratford on October 25
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10/09/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that UK fans of the highly anticipated Batman: Arkham Origins videogame will soon have the chance to meet Roger Craig Smith and Troy Baker, the voices behind Batman and The Joker.

To mark the launch day of the next instalment in the Batman: Arkham series, games industry veterans Smith (Batman) and Baker (The Joker) will be meeting fans and signing copies of the title at GAME’s Stratford store between 09.00 and 11.00am on Friday, October 25 th, 2013.

Those who aren’t able to make it to the launch day event can meet the duo at MCM London Comic Con ( www.mcmcomiccon.com/london) on Saturday October 26 at the Batman: Arkham Origins stand.  Throughout the weekend at MCM, both will be signing autographs, making personal appearances and answering fan questions on their very own panel. As the UK’s foremost cultural expo, MCM London Comic Con brings the best in anime and pop culture to over 100,000 consumers across the weekend.

Batman: Arkham Origins is developed by WB Games Montréal and will be available for the PS3™, Xbox 360®, the Wii U™ system, and Windows PC.  The handheld version is developed by Armature Studio, Batman: City Origins Blackgate™ and will be available for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system.  The games will release on all platforms worldwide on 25th October, 2013. 

About the voice artists:

Roger Craig Smith (Batman)

Roger Craig Smith is one of the most recognizable voice actors in the entertainment business today, recently lending his voice as the lead villain "Ripslinger" in Disney's animated feature PLANES, which debuted in August 2013.  He takes on the role of Bruce Wayne and Batman for the very first time in  Batman: Arkham Origins.

Troy Baker (The Joker)

Rapidly becoming one of the most prominent names in videogames, Troy has performed in some of the most critically and commercially successful games of this generation.  Batman: Arkham Origins marks the first time in the franchise that Troy has taken on the role of The Joker.

About MCM Expo Group:

The MCM Expo Group hosts the UK's largest and most popular comic conventions and pop culture events, including the twice-yearly MCM London Comic Con, the largest show of its kind in Europe attracting around 80,000 visitors per event. Featuring film, sci-fi, comics, videogames, anime, cosplay, manga and more, MCM Comic Cons take place across the UK and Ireland, with events in Belfast, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Manchester and Telford.