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    Easter Egg #1: Rejected Assassins: On Black Mask's Office, there are three files of possible assassins that were rejected, they are: Cheshire, David Cain and Black Spider.
  • Easter Egg #2: Calendar Man: Calendar Man makes a cameo during the first invasion at Blackgate, he is also referenced on Batcave Detective Wall and his cell is visible on Blackgate Prison.
  • Easter Egg #3: Zatanna: A poster for her show is visible on Jezebel Center and outside the Monarch Theatre. Her hat is also visible in "My Alibi".
  • Easter Egg #4: DC Brands: There are brands and examples that reference to DC universe: AmerTek Industries, Booster Gold International, Blaze Comics, Big Belly Burger, Ferris Aircraft, GothCorp, Janus Cosmetics, Cale-Anderson Pharmaceuticals, Koul-Brau, Hell's Gate, Riley's Old Irish Pub, Mendo Soap, Soder Cola, and Stacy's.
  • Easter Egg #5: Harvey Dent: Harvey Dent is referenced on a journal found in GCPD with the headline: "Harvey Dent elected Gotham's D.A.", he is also referenced at Enigma's secret room as being one of his candidates of being Batman.
  • Easter Egg #6: Year One: In the Extortion Tapes, Commissioner Loeb had a conversation with Black Mask who was talking about Arnold Flass, one of the secondary characters from Batman: Year One.
  • Easter Egg #7: Catman: A poster for his show is seen at Jezebel Plaza, adversing the show owned by Thomas Blake, aka Catman.
  • Easter Egg #8: Burgess Meredith: Before encountering the Penguin on the Final Offer, you can find a scale model of the ship in a display case. The accompanying dialogue from the Penguin reveals that the Final Offer was originally called the Olivia B. Meredith - a reference to Oliver Burgess Meredith, the actor who portrayed the Penguin in the 1960's Batman television show.
  • Easter Egg #9: The Flying Graysons: A poster for their show is seen at Jezebel Plaza.
  • Easter Egg #10: Thomas and Martha Wayne: On Crime Alley, there is a chalk outline feet from where Thomas and Martha Wayne have died, for a separate Casefile of a similar murder. While rewinding the crime scene, the player can see their corpses briefly.
  • Easter Egg #11: Andrea Beamount: Two postcards sent by Andrea Beamount are seen at Batcave, one sent from Rome and the other from Paris, and both talk about her missing father. Beamount is known as the villain Phantasm in the DC Animated Universe.
  • Easter Egg #12: Scarecrow: Jonathan Crane has signed on Blackgate Prison's visitor log, and it shows that he has been visiting Blackgate for a long time, but he hasn't signed out at the moment of the incident.
  • Easter Egg #13: Captain Boomerang: In one side mission, while talking to his friend, an inmate will mention being hunted by a guy with a boomerang. The other, assuming its Batman, corrects the escapee, calling it a Batarang. The escapee will then explain that the man chasing him is not Batman and calls himself "Captain". This is a reference to Captain Boomerang, a villain commonly associated with the Flash.
  • Easter Egg #14: Lefty Knox: In the Final Offer, you can hear the thugs mention a guy name Lefty which is reference to Lefty Knox, one of the identities used by Batman.
  • Easter Egg #15: Penelope Young: Penelope Young's apartment is seen at Lacey Towers, but is sealed by the office due to the murder that happened earlier.
  • Easter Egg #16: Enigma's Secret Message: In the server room, there are numbers in the computer screen which it must be a secret message from Enigma.
  • Easter Egg #17: Hugo Strange: Strange's office is seen in Park Row, he is also referenced on Alberto Falcone's bio in the official site of the game. Harleen Quinzel is also Strange's intern at the incident, as seen at Alberto Falcone's extortion tapes.
  • Easter Egg #18: Hamilton Hill: You can see the sign of the building that says Hamilton Hill which is also the name of Gotham's mayor who first appears in Batman: The Animated Series.
  • Easter Egg #19: Iceberg Lounge Plans: In Penguin's office, there is a blueprint that plans to build an Iceberg Lounge.
  • Easter Egg #20: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells: In the final Blackgate Prison encounter, Joker sings the a part of the song "Jingle Bells, Batman Smells". Mark Hamill's Joker sings it in his first appearance in "Batman: The Animated Series", it's also the first line he does in the series. Before interrogating a prisoner who escape from Blackgate, he sings when he laughs "hahahaha..... Jingle... bells... hahahaha... Batman... smells... hahahaha."
  • Easter Egg #21: Arkham Legacy: There are textures and props that are reference to the Arkham series: Arkham Asylum CCTV, photos of Killer Croc, some of Joker's tricks, Penguin's top hat, Ratcatcher's gear, Baudelaire, Newspaper of Prometheus' parents gunned down, portrait of the Cobblepots, and Solomon Grundy poster.
  • Easter Egg #22: DC Locations: There is a billboard that has the names of cities: Metropolis, Central City, Keystone, Wonder City and Coast City.
  • Easter Egg #23: Chuck Dixon: The Dixon Docks are a reference to the Batman series' writer Chuck Dixon.
  • Easter Egg #24: Penguin's Umbrellas: You can hear Penguin's thugs talking about his umbrellas, and says the umbrella has a spiral which it hypnotizes, it resembles to the scene of the original movie Batman Returns.
  • Easter Egg #25: Family Photos: There are various family photos inside the game, this includes: Aaron Cash's family, Branden's family, a young Bruce Wayne with his parents and a picture of Gordon's first wife, Barbara Kean Gordon.
  • Easter Egg #26: Mafia Families: On GCPD there are chalkboards that gives clues to the other criminal organization activity going on in Gotham City such as Sal Maroni, Carla Viti, Lewis Moxon, Rupert Thorne and Tony Zucco.
  • Easter Egg #27: Catwoman & The Long Halloween: On the chalkboard mapping the Falcone Family on GCPD, on the list with Carmine Falcone's daughter there's written "Selina ???". You can see several scratches on the wall of her apartment.
  • Easter Egg #28: Basil Karlo: On Jezebel Plaza, there are a poster adversing a movie called "Funny Faces" with the impressionist Basil Karlo, aka Clayface.
  • Easter Egg #29: Cold, Cold Heart: Joker can be heard in the credits singing "Cold, Cold Heart", like the time in the Arkham City credits that he sings "Only You". While the credits are playing, you can heard Jack Ryder interviewing Quincy Sharp, that is eager to reopen Arkham Asylum, telling that the incident that occured is fault of Blackgate Prison, telling that he will reopen Arkham Asylum to admit the abnormal inmates.
  • Easter Egg #30: Suicide Squad: After the credits end, Amanda Waller is seen contacting Deathstroke at Blackgate, telling him to participate of a certain project, the "Suicide Squad", the clipboard with the project is also seen at Harleen Quinzel's character trophy, and, in the end of "Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate", Deadshot and Bronze Tiger are recruited for the project.
  • Easter Egg #31: Joker's Origins: When you're in the Batcave, if you head to the Batcomputer, then turn around, you'll see a Bulletin Board listing villains Batman is investigating. One of those is the Red Hood gang, the group who unintentionally created the Joker.
  • Easter Egg #32: Daggett: Daggett Industries appears in a newspaper in the Pioneers Bridge. Daggett Industries is run by Roland Daggett, a powerful, corrupt businessman, who appears in Batman: The Animated Series. He was renamed John Daggett in The Dark Knight Rises.
  • Easter Egg #33: Hush: In the Batcave, Alfred talks to Batman about Bruce Wayne's friend, Dr. Thomas Elliot that he got a call about a pair of twins in surgery. A lot of people believe that the pair of twins Elliot had in surgery are the Abramovici Twins, Mr. Hammer and Sickle.
  • Easter Egg #34: Special Orders: In Penguin's office, there are two lists. List of companies: AmerTek, LexCorp, Queen Industries. List of assassins: Bane, Floyd Lawton AKA Deadshot, Slade Wilson AKA Deathstroke. Also, the weapon crates is a special order for Bane.
  • Easter Egg #35: King Krakken: On the Final Offer there is graffitti on the wall of King Krakken. He is a character in Grant Morrison's "Black Glove" story arc.
  • Easter Egg #36: The Court of Owls: The Court of Owls from the New 52 is referenced several times throughout the game including statues of talons on the balcony of the Royal Hotel and a book featuring the nursery rhyme can be found on a box in the Gotham Bridge in the same room where Gordon is when Batman informs him about the bombs that Firefly had planted.
  • Easter Egg #37: The King Bat: Returning to the Batcave, you can find Alfred standing near training program and talking about a bat creature he called "The King Bat" referenced to Man-Bat.
  • Easter Egg #38: Work In Progress: In the Batcave, there are items that are not finished, an unfinished Line Launcher and an unfinished Batmobile (that it was called an Assault Vehicle).
  • Easter Egg #39: Puddle 2.0: In the Batcave, you can see a puddle that shows an image of the docks, it is similar to the puddle in the museum from Arkham City.
  • Easter Egg #40: Wayne Memorabilia: Inside Wayne Manor are items and pictures: pictures of Solomon Wayne, his brother Joshua Wayne and Thomas and Martha Wayne, the construction picture of Wonder Tower, the model of Old Gotham and New Gotham, the grandfather clock that lead an entrance to the Batcave from the comic, the pearls that belong to Bruce's mother, the phone from 1960s Batman series, and the golden skull from Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
  • Easter Egg #41: Poison Ivy: In GothCorp, there is a visitor's tag on the desk that belongs to Pamela Isley who hasn't been Poison Ivy yet.
  • Easter Egg #42: Freeze Grenades: In Victor Fries' lab, there are grenades on the work desk which those might be Freeze Grenades and Clusters from Arkham City where Freeze gives Batman one of his grenades. There is a blueprint of Freeze Grenades that Freeze has been working on.
  • Easter Egg #43: Heart of Ice: There are several things that are reference to Batman: The Animated Series episode Heart of Ice: the snow globe, Victor and Nora's wedding photo, and Batman's line that gives Ferris Boyle justice that he says "Take a seat... humanitarian." which uses a different line from the animated series "Good night, humanitarian."
  • Easter Egg #44: The Mysterious Package: On your way to the Thomas and Martha Wayne murder spot in Crime Alley, the corner you turn to get there has trash cans and bags. In front of it all is a package that has snow, but it's clear you can see purple, which would mean the Joker. But at the same time, is looks like a LexCorp logo. That's something to think about.
  • Easter Egg #45: Hell's Gate: Near the murder spot of Thomas and Martha Wayne is a dumpster that says "Hell's Gate Disposal Service". It could be a reference to Arkham City, where Batman thinks he sees his parents near what many believe as Hell's Gate.

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