Lord of the Rings Online studio Turbine is developing a free-to-play arena battler based on the DC Comics licence.
It's called Infinite Crisis and it will be published by Warner Bros. It's due out at some time in 2013 on PC.
It'll feature lots of recognisable DC faces and will be set in the DC multiverse”, which effectively means that players can expect the likes of Batman, Catwoman, Green Lantern and The Flash (all of whom have been confirmed for the game) to undergo some creative re-imagining.
We are thrilled to bring Infinite Crisis, a truly competitive experience featuring the DC Comics lore and characters, to the MOBA genre,” Warner Interactive president Martin Tremblay stated.
Turbine is a pioneer in online gaming and combined with the amazing world of DC Comics, they are executing on a game concept that expands the MOBA genre.”
Turbine's executive producer Jeffrey Steefel added: The Turbine team is very excited to reveal Infinite Crisis to the world and extend the MOBA genre with new features.
We are utilizing years of experience in the online game space to deliver innovations to the MOBA genre with a game that features fast-paced action, a major story arc, destructible environments, catastrophic events and a deep roster of iconic DC Comics characters.”