Batman Begins Game Now on Store Shelves

Co-publishers Electronic Arts and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced that the Batman Begins videogame hits retail shelves nationwide today for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance. The game, based on the Warner Bros. Pictures film Batman Begins and DC Comics’ legendary character, is rated “T for Teen.”

The game features an all-star cast, including the voices and likenesses of Christian Bale (Bruce Wayne/Batman), Michael Caine (Alfred Pennyworth), Liam Neeson (Henri Ducard), Katie Holmes (Rachel Dawes), Cillian Murphy (Dr. Jonathan Crane), Tom Wilkinson (Carmine Falcone) and Morgan Freeman (Lucius Fox), all reprising their roles from the film directed by Christopher Nolan.

The Batman Begins videogame challenges gamers to step into the shadows of Gotham’s perilous criminal underworld as DC Comics’ legendary Dark Knight, and use fear as their ultimate weapon. Gamers will play as both Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego, Batman, hunting evil-doers from the shadows, using strength, intellect and an array of high tech gadgets to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city, including classic villains Scarecrow, Ra’s al Ghul and Carmine Falcone.

Batman Begins was developed by EA and Eurocom and carries a RRP of $39.99 for consoles and $29.99 for Game Boy Advance.

For more information about the Batman Begins videogame, visit EA’s press Web site at www.electronicarts.co.uk/press