Jul 14th 2011 By: Caleb Goellner
Of all the villains the Caped Crusader will face as he tears through Warner Bros. and Rocksteady Studios' Batman: Arkham City
this October 18, there's only one he'll have to feel a little sad about knocking out -- his former friend and ally Harvey Dent. Dent's been flipping his scarred coin and pulling duality-based crimes as Two-Face long enough that putting a stop to his plans shouldn't feel conflicting, but it's still sad to see his acid-bathed (if finely-rendered) face when the dude was helping Gotham as a DA once upon a time. We've been provided with an exclusive first look at a hi-res render and character bio fleshing out Arkham City's
Two-Face. The image is wonderfully reminiscent of Dirty Harry
... if Clint Eastwood would've had glistening hamburger for half his face. See our exclusive full-size image and official character bio after the jump.
Fans have seen a few glimpses of Arkham City's
version of Two-Face thus far. First in gameplay teasers
, then in a few screen shots
, and most recently in a video showcasing 12 minutes of in-game footage
. The toy collector crowd will even have access to an Arkham City Batman/Two-Face action figure set
from Mattel's "Batman Legacy" line soon. All in all, right now it's just fine to feel lucky about being Two-Face fan, punk.
Study up on the Two-Face of Batman: Arkham City
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Real Name: Harvey Dent
Occupation: Professional Criminal
Base: Gotham City
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 182 lb
First Appearance: Detective Comics #66 (August 1942)
Attribute 01: Hideously scarred on the left half of his face, which he plays up with clothing that's differently styled on one side
Attribute 02: Extremely skilled with his weapons of choice: twin .45 automatics
Attribute 03: Psychotic obsession with duality, designing crimes around the number two
Attribute 04: Defers to his half-scarred coin in choices of life or death
Story: District Attorney Harvey Dent was one of Batman's strongest allies in Gotham City, until a criminal threw acid in Dent's face, hideously scarring him. The wounds fractured his psyche, and he was reborn Two-Face, a schizoid criminal mastermind obsessed with duality. His former good-luck charm, a "two-headed" trick silver dollar, was damaged on one side in the attack, and Dent has seized on it as a reflection of his half-scarred visage. He flips it to decide the fates of his victims. Two-Face is thriving in Arkham City, rallying inmates to join his gang using tried and true campaign tactics.