For all their achievements in narrative design and experimental, interactive storytelling, every now and then a fan idea is just… greater. It can present an evidence for the place a forgotten persona disappeared to, how longstanding rivalries in actuality passed off, or why a given plot hole isn’t really a plot hole the least bit.
It can take a persona so barely fleshed out as Boba Fett and make him legend. In fast, fan theories are the continuation of any belongings’s narrative, aside from as a substitute of only a handful of writers, we’ve received got all the globe’s populace working for the rest of time.
Pretty cool, correct?
Thankfully, we nerds of the world are inclined to overthink points higher than another person, resulting in all methodology of twists and remodeled beliefs within the case of – on this case – gaming’s largest homes.
They differ from darkish to nice, and I’m starting with…
14. Batman Makes Harley Quinn Miscarry – Batman: Arkham City
Okay, this one is darkish, nonetheless don’t fret, it isn’t a ‘get started the way you imply to head on’-type deal (OR IS IT?!).
The idea goes that in Arkham City, when Harley first appears and fights Batman, she was as soon as pregnant – as is confirmed by means of easter eggs within the precept recreation, and the Harley Quinn’s Revenge DLC. In the advertising marketing campaign, Quinn immediately lunges at Batman when he comes all through her, only for Bruce to violently counter and slam her down instantly onto her abdomen, the place she then lies in ache for barely some time.
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The Revenge DLC helps this, showing the Scarface doll all made up in a crib to represent a ‘kid Joker’, as many now-negative being pregnant checks muddle the room. In the same old canon, all of it tends to be framed as a combination of Joker’s demise and the aforementioned ‘false sure’ providing goal for Harley’s mind-set, nonetheless problem on this idea, and Gotham merely got a whole lot darker…