WB Games Montréal was founded in 2010 by Martin Tremblay, Martin Carrier, and Reid Schneider. The studio is currently owned by Time Warner. One of the studio's titles, Batman: Arkham Origins was displayed for the public at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), and received two nominations from the Game Critics Awards for Best Action/Adventure Game and Best Console Game. The game was also recognized at the event for: "Best Videogame" by Forbes; "Best Action Game" by Game Informer; "Best Comic Book-Related Game" by Newsarama; and "Best Xbox 360 Game" by IGN. Upon Batman: Arkham Origins's release it received positive reviews, but was criticized for not advancing the series and merely replicating Arkham City's gameplay.