Comic-Con 2013: New 'Batman: Arkham Origins' Villain Revealed


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San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and the movie, video game, and general geek culture announcements are coming fast.

At yesterday's Batman: Arkham Origins panel Warner Bros. revealed yet another of the assassins Batman will be battling in the prequel, due out on October 25 for current-generation consoles and PC. Copperhead will join Deadshot and Deathstroke as one of the 8 assassins led by Black Mask to kill the Batman on the night Origins takes place.

The Origins version of Copperhead appears to be based on the "New 52" version of the villain. As seen in the reveal trailer below, the snake-like woman version of Copperhead will be stalking Batman through the shadows of Gotham City:

Batman: Arkham Origins is set years before Arkham Asylum and will feature a younger and "unrefined" Batman. The new setting will allow the game's writers to expand on the background of the Arkham series' Batman, as well as bring back popular villains from the first two games.