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Release Date: Sep 7, 2012

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About This Game

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players flying through the expansive Arkham City - five times larger than the game world in Batman: Arkham Asylum - the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Featuring an incredible Rogues Gallery of Gotham City's most dangerous criminals including Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler, Two-Face, Harley Quinn, The Penguin, Mr. Freeze and many others, the game allows players to genuinely experience what it feels like to be The Dark Knight delivering justice on the streets of Gotham City.

Batman: Arkham City - Game of the Year Edition includes the following DLC:

  • Catwoman Pack
  • Nightwing Bundle Pack
  • Robin Bundle Pack
  • Harley Quinn’s Revenge
  • Challenge Map Pack
  • Arkham City Skins Pack
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Batman: Arkham City - Game of the Year Edition packages new gameplay content, seven maps, three playable characters, and 12 skins beyond the original retail release:

  • Maps: Wayne Manor, Main Hall, Freight Train, Black Mask, The Joker's Carnival, Iceberg Long, and Batcave
  • Playable Characters: Catwoman, Robin and Nightwing
  • Skins: 1970s Batsuit, Year One Batman, The Dark Knight Returns, Earth One Batman, Batman Beyond Batman, Animated Batman, Sinestro Corps Batman, Long Halloween Catwoman, Animated Catwoman, Animated Robin, Red Robin and Animated Nightwing

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 4800+
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 17 GB free hard drive space
    • Video Card: ATI 3850HD 512 MB or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • OS: 10.7.5
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 4GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space
    • Video Card: 256MB VRAM
    • Other Requirements: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9400, NVIDIA 320M, Intel HD3000 and Intel GMA series.
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Very Positive (473 reviews)
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Overwhelmingly Positive (15,719 reviews)
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Kmeth
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 31
Great game. Really liked detailed environment and story. Arkham Knight is next! :D
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sewershark
( 32.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 31
There were only a couple of things I liked about this game. The first was that I didn't have any technial issues with the game itself, no crashes and no dropped frames that I noticed, it ran smoothly, nothing to complain about there. The other was that most of the story was decent.

As for the gameplay, overall, I did not find it enjoyable and close to zero replayability. Even though I purchased this during the summer sale, it was not worth the 5 and I am very unlikely to play anything else in this series.

As in most action games, this game is centered around combat with some puzzles.

The combat started to wear after only a few fights and this feeling only got reinforced the longer I played. I believe the combat system is called "free flow", which appears to be a fancy way of saying button masher with a timing element. To be fair, the variety of tools and moves available added some complexity. While the combat may be superficially attractive it has very little real depth and is more cinematic than anything else. Even perfect fights were oddly unsatisfying and often felt wrong on some level due to the somewhat clunky timing and occaisionally odd attack sequencing. I can honestly say that I diskliked every character, sometimes for different reasons by the time I finished the game.

The puzzles were ok at first, but after solving a few they did little other than stretch the game out and by the time I completed the main storyline finishing anything I missed was just a form of self flagellation.



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maniacalman
( 37.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
The arkham franchise is brilliant in the fact that it manages to create its own alternate batman universe. It does this by acknowledging a few subtle changes that occur through out the dark knights career, as well as building a version of gotham with enough backstory that every inch of this game makes sense. I never felt the need to question a side quest because I couldn't understand how or why this villian I am chasing after exists in this frame of time in this place. In fact most villians motivations made sense in context of their enviroment. After having the one of the main protagonists being Hugo Strange and a series of recorded interveiws being unlocked after completion everything I had grown to question soon fell into place.

In terms of a reveiw score I rate based off of gameplay-2.5 points, Narrative 2.5 points, graphics 2.5 points, and the over all world 2.5points thats 10 points total for a perfect score or a must buy

I'd give it a 10

On PC it's not hard to see how the graphics might hold up for another 4 or 5 years before appearing lack luster, and in terms of everything else its a complete package.
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Ceausescu Avea Dreptate
( 10.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
My favorite game at this moment.
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deantaylor31
( 18.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
TERRIBLE!!! I bought this game two weeks ago and have been unable to play it for the last week as I cant access it. No help from steam at all!!!!
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DoomsDay Killer
( 331.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
One of the best game of all time, IMO. I have never spent so much time in single player game ever. The best game in the series, no doubt. Too bad rocksteady screwed up the others by either just giving them to other devs or just not caring abouty the PC community in the last attempt even when they were the ones who encouraged me to actually buy game, and not pirate them.
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agriba
( 102.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
This is it. This is the definitive Batman experience.

This game has it all. You've got a quasi-open world space to explore. Arena combat. Amazing stealth gameplay. Puzzles. RPG-lite elements. It is a game that does a lot of everything, and doesn't spread itself too thin. In fact, it does everything amazingly. A step up from its predecor, the controls are much smoother as every area listed above has been improved on. This includes, most pivotly, combat, which has gone from an annoying slog at times to far more responsive, fast, and intuative.

The absolutely only issues I have in this game are the challenges aside from the main campaign that force the mechanics further than they can actually go, thus becoming frustrating.

The story is a solid comic book romp. Altough not perfect, it ends on a high point. But when factoring in everything else the game has to offer, the story is just an added bonus for fans of Batman.

Lets be clear, you by no means have to be a Batman fan to enjoy this game. This is a fantastic game for any fan of good games. I could lauder praises on this game all day, but instead I'll just say go play it. If you are only going to play any game in the Arkham franchise. Play this one.
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Scarface
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
It's a Batman game – what's not to like?
The strongest points are visual design and controls. Character models, even for generic ones, are very detailed and it's very satisfying to punch people around.
Didn't find the story particularly clever, although it does a decent job at keeping you on the edge of your seat. Some bosses feel out of place.
I didn't think this game is best out of the series and I feel they all are on the same level. Definately worth the money even if you are not a huge comic books fan
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Bagus Tatwa
( 30.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
Nice improvement from 1st installment for arkham games franchise. Good game!
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
141.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
The sequel to one of the best Batman games out there, Arkham City takes everything that made Arkham Asylum great, and brings it up a notch. The freeflow combat system that made Asylum so good remains here, and it feels somewhat improved with a few new special takedowns; the same goes for the predator system, in which you can really feel like Batman, taking down enemies one by one, and seeing how they become more and more terrified. There's also a lot of new gadgets, which, besides their use in combat, also help to open new ways to navigate the game world.

As for the game world: it's huge. The game is set in Arkham City, a megaprison built after the events in the Asylum that took place in the first game. The "city" has a few different districts, each controlled by a different villain from Batman's rogues gallery, with their own thugs and all. The environments are really well designed, both for exteriors (the city itself), and interiors.

The story is pretty good as well. It begins with Batman (well, Bruce Wayne, actually) getting imprisoned in Arkham City, after he was running for mayor in opposition to the prison. Once there, he finds out that the man in charge, Professor Hugo Strange, has a plan for the prison, named Protocol 10, and Batman must figure out what that plan implies. During the main story you'll also have encounters with other villains from Batman's history, like the Joker, Two-Face, the Penguin, the Riddler, and many more. There's also plenty of side missions for you to take on, each with their own style. And, as an added bonus, you also get to play as Catwoman at several points during the main story, who's in Arkham City following her own agenda, but still has some encounters with Batman.
As for music, it's very good. The soundtrack really works for the game, giving you that Batman feeling when you're beating up dozens of thugs, or the tension in a Predator room when you're spotted. The main menu music alone is amazing.

As for extra content, there's tons of it: first of all, New Game+. After beating the game, you get to play it all over again from the beginning, in a more challenging mode, as enemies will be stronger and faster; however, you get to keep all your toys! Then there's Harley Quinn's Revenge, which is a story DLC that takes place after the main events of the game, and you get to play as Robin. Finally, there's Riddler's Revenge, a challenge mode in which you can play as Batman, Catwoman, Robin and Nightwing, in several combat and predator challenges.

So, to conclude this review, I can say Batman: Arkham City is an amazing game, especially if you're a big Batman fan.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
83.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Still my favorite of the Arkham series yers later. Awesome story, non-tedious side missions, and huge replay value. The Riddler's revenge challenges could be a game all of their own. Highly reccomended.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
92.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
Epic gargoyle pose? (check!) close enough

Billowy cap? (check!) that's a childs bedsheet

Pointy ears? (check!) those are cat ears

(Say it... SAY IT!!) I AM BATMAN!!! nope
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
This game is better than Arkham Origins.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
With my 10 hours of gameplay I can honsetly say that this game ROCKS! HEll I only completed the main story and theres still more to complete!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
53.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Product received for free
Best super hero games of all time. Also with the GOTY version incluing all DLC. Recommend for Batman fans!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
Very very good game. Better than asylum imo
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
Yea!
*It's Batman!
*Combat system flows well
*Graphics hold up well compared to newer games
*Lots of collectables if your into that thing

Meh!
*After quite a few upgrades you become overpowered
*Wish they would of had more villian cameos
*Setting is not as atmospheric as Asylum

Bleh!
*Main story is very short if thats all you focus on


Verdict: Buy it, this is the best of the Arkham Batman games featuring more refined combat with an interesting story arc.

Completion time: 6 hours
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