The newest Gotham Knights character highlight, premiering at San Diego Comic-Con, shines on Batgirl, one among 4 playable heroes in the ensemble action-adventure coming this fall from developer WB Games Montreal.

Batgirl offers a quick monologue on the significance of symbols, after which her trailer will get right down to enterprise, exhibiting her melee combos, particular talents, and different devices and weapons, together with a nightstick that transforms into nunchaku. While that may infer that she’s the Michelangelo of Gotham Knights’ quartet of crime fighters, Batgirl’s new trailer makes a compelling argument that she’s Gotham City’s subsequent Batman.

The character drew a small measure of controversy again in the spring. At the time, the game’s official biography steered that Barbara Gordon, canonically paralyzed by gunshot (in the equally controversial Batman: The Killing Joke from 1988), had overcome her accidents by retraining herself, a trope that many individuals with disabilities discover insensitive.

WB Games Montreal rewrote Gordon’s biography and consulted with gaming advocacy group AbleGamers to transform her character. That explains why gamers will see again bracing underneath Gordon’s civilian clothes, and can see her doing rehab workout routines in the crew’s hideout.

Gotham Knights is scheduled to launch Oct. 25 for PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X. Proposed PlayStation 4 and Xbox One variations had been scrapped earlier this yr.

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