MSN GAMES SECURES BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY EXCLUSIVE

London, 8 th December 2010: The recently re-launched MSN Games channel has achieved a massive coup by securing an exclusive trailer clip of the much anticipated Warner Brothers game of 2011, Batman: Arkham City.  The trailer clip will go live on MSN Games from 14.00 hours today .That’s a whole 24 hours before it appears anywhere else in the UK. ( http://bit.ly/MSNArkham )

This latest trailer is only the second piece of content to be released about this game in nearly six months.   A full trailer of Batman; Arkham City will be released worldwide on Monday 12 th December and will also appear on the MSN Games channel.

Warner Brothers chose MSN Games due to the mainstream feel of its pages. This is testimony to the strategy of the channel to appeal to, and meet the needs of, both hard core and casual gamers. Scooping this exclusive is evidence of MSN Games wide reaching audience appeal.

Steven Wilson-Beales, MSN Games content editor said:“We are delighted to have secured this exclusive clip of Batman: Arkham City, the much touted big game release for 2011. MSN Games is still in its infancy, so it is great that we have been chosen over other more established gaming sites and portals in the UK. This exclusive heralds a hugely promising future for the channel and we hope to secure many more.”

MSN Games www.msn.co.uk/games re-launched at the end of October 2010 to provide a real focus on a wide range of gaming content, encompassing lifestyle and family titles, as well as releases for the more hardcore gamers. 

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