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The Harley Quinn Arkham City DLC Trailer Is Significantly Less Amazing than AC3

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I know I was originally excited that Rocksteady was making a new DLC pack for Batman: Arkham City starring Harley Quinn. I think I was wrong. I know I was wrong about reporting you could play as Harley Quinn, since the pack is about Batman hunting Harley after the events of AC, but back to the first thing: This trailer for the DLC is short, offers no gameplay, and I’m pretty sure Harl’s gone all depressed and emo on us. I remain open to believing it could be enjoyable, but a morose Harley Quinn sounds like no fun at all… uh, on a couple of levels. I guess. Well, I suppose we take some comfort in that one thing is staying the same between the game and the DLC, and that’s that all women are still referred to only as bitches. Consistency! (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.