Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Rocksteady Studios, developer of recent hit video game Batman: Arkham Asylum.

"Rocksteady demonstrated its professionalism and extraordinary development abilities with Batman: Arkham Asylum," said Kevin Tsujihara, president, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. "This arrangement is a great strategic fit and we are very pleased to solidify our relationship with this talented development team."

Sefton Hill, games director at Rocksteady, added, "The Rocksteady team is very much looking forward to creating more great games based on widely recognized Warner Bros. brands like Batman."

Rocksteady is currently working with Warner on the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum. The first game has shipped over three million units worldwide.

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