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Harley Quinn Is Back, Bad, and Possibly No Longer Blonde in Arkham City

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When the Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year edition comes out on May 29th, it will include a lot of shit: The Catwoman DLC, the Nightwing DLC, the Robin DLC, all the various Batman skins, and a code to download the animated Batman: Year One movie (which I actually can’t remember if I’ve seen yet, now that I think about it). It will also include “Harley Quinn’s Revenge,” which you can see about five seconds of in the above trailer (note: I think Harley did something to her hair. She looks kind of messed up, which, for a girl that dates a psychotic mass murderer, is saying something). This may be actual missions, or challenge maps like the other DLC, or god knows what else — all that matters is that you can finally play as Harley Quinn, assuming you buy the GotY edition. Hopefully, “Harley Quinn’s Revenge” will be available as DLC later for us poor bastards who made the mistake of buying the game when it originally came out, but who knows. All I want to do is be Harley Quinn and hit Batman in the face with a giant mallet and not pay $60 for the experience. Is that really too much to ask? (Via Kotaku)

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.