Batman: Arkham City

Also available for: PS3

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security home for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds.<P>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.

Release Date: 10/18/2011

Genre: Action

ESRB Rating: T

Games Ratings

  • 8.5


    Some texture pop-in along with iffy lip syncing, but Arkham City looks great in a totally grimy, filthy way. Got to love Batman's costume breaking down over time.

  • 9


    Mark Hamill's Joker and Kevin Conroy's Batman are out of this world. A bit too much of the same voice actor for generic thugs. Music and sound effects rock.

  • 9.5


    You need to play the game twice. Then, there are the side missions, the Riddler Challenges, the challenge maps and whatever DLC Rocksteady whips up.

  • 9.5


    I felt like Batman -- that's awesome. The majority of stuff will feel familiar, but from gadgets to gliding it&#8217;s been tweaked and improved.

  • 9


    I think a few villains deserved more attention than they got here, but the story, the setting and the comic nerd love given to this game are awesome.

  • 9.5


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