Developed by Rocksteady Studios, BatmanArkhamCity builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of BatmanArkham...... more
Developed by Rocksteady Studios, BatmanArkhamCity builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of BatmanArkham Asylum, sending players soaring into ArkhamCity, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight. BatmanArkhamCity is the follow-up to the award-winning hit video game BatmanArkham Asylum and delivers an authentic and gritty Batman experienceBecome the Dark Knight: Batman: ArkhamCity delivers a genuinely authentic Batman experience with advanced, compelling gameplay on every level: high-impact street brawls, nail-biting stealth, multifaceted forensic investigation, epic super-villain encounters and unexpected glimpses into Batman's tortured psychologyAdvanced FreeFlow combat: Batman faces highly coordinated, simultaneous attacks from every direction as Arkham's gangs bring heavy weapons and all-new AI to the fight, but Batman steps it up with twice the number of combat animations and double the range of attacks, counters and takedownsNew gadgets: Batman has access to new gadgets such as the Cryptographic Sequencer V2 and Smoke Pellets, as well as new functionality for existing gadgets that expand the range of Batman's abilities without adding extra weight to his Utility BeltNew story: Five-time Emmy-Award-winner Paul Dini returns to pen a brand-new story for Batman: ArkhamCity, taking gamers deep insid
Advantages: Replay value, Fighting style and Character depth Disadvantages: Some may find the fighting repetitive, however I never found it to be.
...which he openly protests the new Arkham City. Professor Strange, aware that Bruce Wayne is indeed Batman, captures him in the hope it will halt his efforts to stop him. After a few fights as Bruce Wayne, you retrieve your outfit and gadgets. Batman, now stranded in Arkham City has to stop Professor Strange initiating the mysterious 'Protocol 10'.
*Free roam between missions
Advantages: Excellent voice acting, lots of collectibiles to locate, thrilling story and side quests Disadvantages: The main story isn't much longer than the original, the gliding missions can be frustrating
...suggest keeping the opinion to yourself. Billionaire Bruce Wayne (aka Batman) and a number of politicians opposed to the plan have been chucked into Arkham City to silence their protests. Ah you just have to love that Gotham City corruption.
The story is top notch as you would expect given that it was by penned by Paul Dini who worked on the first game. His credits also include writing scripts...
Advantages: Detailed, rich and beautiful | Great voicework | Lots to do | Best superhero game ever Disadvantages: Need more of Catwoman sections | Not the biggest open world map, but still reasonably sized.
...Batman: Arkham City
Tested and reviewed based on the Xbox 360 version.
Review by Ben Nacca
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Batman: Arkham Asylum showed the world that a comic licence could be handled competently. That a developer could avoid the horrid clichés, sub-standard graphics and awful voice overs, creating the comic...