Bane Joins Batman: Arkham Asylum’s Cast of Villains

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Batman has one more bad guy to worry about in his upcoming videogame Arkham Asylum with Eidos and WB today confirming that steroid-crazed superhuman Bane will star as one of The Dark Knight’s main in-game adversaries.

On the jump you’ll find everything needed to learn about Bane, including an unveil trailer, full-sized character render, and a brief biography.

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Bane Bio:

REAL NAME: Unknown
OCCUPATION: Professional criminal
BASE OF OPERATIONS: Gotham City
EYES: Brown (when on Venom: Green)
HAIR: Brown
HEIGHT: 5 ft 6 in (when on Venom: 6 ft 8 in)
WEIGHT: 140 lb (when on Venom: 350 lb)
FIRST APPEARANCE: Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1 (January , 1993)

Imprisoned from birth to serve his dead father’s sentence, Bane was raised inside the horrific environs of a Santa Prisca prison. Finding solace in smuggled book and meditation, he developed incredible powers of concentration. When he was subjected to military experiments with the experimental steroid Venom, his iron-forged will helped him survive when other test subjects had died, and he manage to escape. Determined to prove his worth, he sought out Batman and broke the Dark Knight’s spine. But Batman recovered and managed to best Bane, cutting off the precious Venom supply that transforms Bane into a superhuman.

Attributes:

• Master strategist
• Intense focus
• Abnormally strong reaction to Venom, giving him incredibly enhanced physical abilities
• Determined to best Batman, and all others who challenge him

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