Portal Games has landed a license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products to use Batman characters in their tabletop games set in the DC Universe.

The core of this licensing deal revolves around Portal Games adding one of the most beloved comic book detectives and his nemeses to their award-winning line of Detective board games (see "'Detective: Season One'"). This immersive board game experience almost perfectly complements the essence of the Batman brand as well as DC's storylines from Detective Comics.

"While many games fight like Batman, our games will challenge you to think like Batman," said Ignacy Trzewiczek, CEO and lead writer/designer of the game series. "Every fan has dreamed of what it'd be like to stalk the Gotham City streets and solve crimes alongside the world’s greatest detective, so working with WBCP and DC on our own line of Detective cases in this iconic universe has been a dream come true for everyone involved."

The Batman-branded line of Detective games will release in 2022 with Batman: Everybody Lies. In this game, players take on the roles of four key investigators: Warren Spacey, Vicki Vale, Harvey Bullock, or Catwoman. They work together to unravel a series of mysterious events and thwart the villains responsible for them.  It will retail for $50 and is expected to come out this summer.