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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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Harambe Is Still Here
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
one of my favorite games, this is an awesome game IMO the best batman game. really addictive game. because I AM BATMAN
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tientje98
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
its pretty adicting to be honest, every time i quit playing i want to play again right away.
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ragequitmaster
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
While I do not have huge problems with this game, I just cannot get into it. Fighting bad guys is fun for some time, just like finding riddle trophies, or other open world stuff. The automated grapnel is still frustrating to use, especially when in a hurry, movement and camera issues are still there. I have settled for the keyboard and mouse setup because it is much easier to adjust camera when needed than letting the game do it for me (and fail half the time). There are too many systems which work quite randomly due to them being mostly out of the user's control.
Story while being decent, is just another showcase of DC villains, and barely interesting or coherent enough in the long term. I watched every Batman movie to date including animated pieces and older ones too, like the 1943 serial. The world in the Arkham games based on modern comics which are definitely more vast than the golden or silver age. Although it would be funny to see how a silver age joker would fare, being mostly a jokester.
Switching to a more open world means that there are too many distractions, which breaks the pace of the game even more. Various challenges like the AR training which gives the player upgrades to existing gadgets if completed are one thing which are out of context. The world is filled with things related to Batman, but in the end most of the "activities" are too familiar from other games. I recently tried a few older Batman games on the genesis and snes, and the thing which makes those games good is the constant action and tight, linear story. There are occasional cutscenes, but no elements break the pace. Being a real Batman is somewhat boring compared to that what can be seen in movies for example. I feel this immersion-breaking, especially regarding how the game handles stealth. While the game tries to be diverse and brings new stuff to the table every now often, it is still pretty forgiving. Not that the controls are tight enough to let you do things with 100% perfection. In the end it totally feels like what it is, a game made for the masses and streamlined to an extent.

MY OPINION: 7.5/10 (GOOD)
Graphics: 9/10
World Design: 7/10
Gameplay: 7/10
Sound: 9/10
Replay Value: 8/10
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|GC| Stumbler
16.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Batman arguably has the greatest roster of fictional villians of all time. The game might not be perfect, but listing the little things I didn't like gets in the way of all the stuff I adored. The voice acting, the challenges, the amazing opening, the unbelievable ending and the feeling of being the Dark Knight.
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♕ Madskillz ♕
21.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Exellent Game! 8/10
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Mr_AT
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
As always Rocksteady created an awesome game. Second part of Arkham series is even better than the first one. Bigger and better location, you can change costumes, play as Catwoman in some Story Mode missions, play as 4 characters in Challenge Mode ( Batman, Catwoman, Robin, Nightwing). Characters design is good as always. I won`t lie that this part is one of the best in Arkham series and it`s not my opinion. You can find some polls and ask people, if you don`t believe me. If you haven`t tried this one then i highly recommend it to you. Plot of the game is also interesting.
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Insania
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Batman: It was all a lie. There's nothing wrong with you.

The Joker: Nice of you to say, but you of all people should know...

[reveals disfigured face]

The Joker: ... there's plenty wrong with me.
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Hareymon
20.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
heres a cool meme


























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Rob.Fag.24
19.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
BATMAN =
/フフ         ム`ヽ
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/ |  ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ノ⌒(ゝ._,ノ
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CATWOMAN =

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/ |  ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ノ⌒(ゝ._,ノ
/ ノ⌒7⌒ヽーく  \ /
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   `ヽ `ー-'_人`ーノ
    丶  ̄ _人'彡)

ALFRED =
/フフ         ム`ヽ
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/ |  ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ノ⌒(ゝ._,ノ
/ ノ⌒7⌒ヽーく  \ /
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AND THE GAME =
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Gafanhotz
12.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
One of the masterpieces of the trilogy. Maybe the best of them all, I dare to say.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
30 of 34 people (88%) found this review helpful
41 people found this review funny
Recommended
37.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 11
let me tell you a story about this game laddies

>be me

>be 2012

>discover game at a game stop that was an hour away from where I lived

>bought the game bacuse my friends talked about nonstop about it

>dad decides to look at the box becasue of reasons that I don't know

>"I don't like this game, son"

>"why father?"

>turns to the back of the cover and point to catwoman

>"dat ♥♥♥"

>father hands it to mother for review

>were my parents actually going to deny me a rated "T" game bacuse of a butt?

>mother hands the game to me and dosen't say a word

>was scared to play that game for a week becasue parent stare at me when I go near it

>finally played it and had a blast and didn't notice my family watching me and the game like a tv show

>one day my mother watches the part I take the demon trials and have a boss fight with ra'a al ghul

>my.mother.says.and.I.quote

>"I don't like how her henie hanging out"

>to this day, Idk what is with this family and butts

>never played the catwoman dlc while the family was in the house

>skip to last week

>bought game becasue it was on sale

>feels good to finally get to watch the cutscenes and actually understand the story


[h]I rate this game 9/10 butts[/h]
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
50.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 4
Batman: Arkham City is an awesome Batman game, this is the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum and it is also the second Batman game in the Batman: Arkham series. This game takes everything that made Batman: Arkham Asylum great, and makes them even better! Personally, Batman: Arkham City is a great improvement over Batman: Arkham Asylum, which is already a good game in its own right.

Similar to Batman: Arkham Asylum, this game features a great Batman story (the opening cutscenes were hella intense!), good Batman gameplay, beautiful Batman graphics, amazing Batman cutscenes, remarkable Batman combat, phenomenal Batman stealth, spectacular Batman gadgets, insane Batman villains and superb voice acting.

From the number of times Batman were unnecessarily mentioned in the paragraph above, you can probably tell this game is definitely recommended for you if you are a fan of Batman! If you enjoyed Batman: Arkham Asylum, you will most likely like this game too! This game is also suitable for people that likes adventure/action game in general or anyone that would like to get to know the legend that is Batman better.

Be the World's Greatest Detective. Be the Dark Knight. Be the Batman!
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
209.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 4
+Larger map compared to Arkham Asylum
+More sidequests to extend the playtime (which is fine with me, since I liked the gameplay)
+More characters for the challenge maps
+Catwoman plays for both teams (Yeah, I bet she does! No, not like that! Yes, actually, EXACTLY like that, heh.)
+New Game Plus
+Catwoman's physique
+Harley Quinn's Revenge (a bit short but overall good)

-Who in their right mind would use caltrops for anything? (Those things were harder to use than I had expected. Many times I had to watch henchmen swipe the floor clean of those things.)
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56 of 97 people (58%) found this review helpful
106 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
Before I played:
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丶_ ノ 。   ノ、 。|/
   `ヽ `ー-'_人`ーノ
    丶  ̄ _人'彡)
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
32.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
Having played the full series, this game still holds up. Good story, graphics that still look good, runs well on most computers, well priced, and a great entry in the franchise.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
36.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
Batman Arkham City Review

Much like Arkham Asylum, I fell in love with this game from the beginning. The story this time around certainly feels grander and the fantastic opener solidifies that, whilst capturing the tone of Batman and the atmosphere of the first game. We learn that Hugo Strange, who serves as warden of Arkham City, knows Bruce Wayne is Batman – oops, spoiler – and that he plans to execute some plan named Protocol 10 which Batman is out to stop. The Joker is also sick due to his obsession with Titan, resulting in an unlikely alliance between the two. This combination sends Batman on a myriad of tasks, which sees him meeting up with the likes of The Penguin, Mr Freeze and The League of Assassins.

The narrative this time around, is surprisingly emotional but suffers from a few pacing issues, mostly due to the implementation of a Catwoman storyline. She serves as another playable character, and that’s not to say she isn’t interesting, because she is, Catwomen’s story just suffers from being placed between the most important moments in Batman’s quest.

Aside from the main story, the open world this time features a few side quests involving Zsasz, Bane and even Deadshot. They vary in length, with some taking most of the game to finish and others taking less than ten minutes, but they’re a nice break from doing the main story missions and it’s fun to explore the rogues’ gallery of villains, Batman has to offer.

The combat system has been slightly improved this time as well, offering a number of quick gadgets to use in combos and the ability to counter up to three enemies at once. The variety in enemy types is larger this time around, consisting of armoured and shield bearing thugs, that help to keep combat from getting repetitive. These combat overhauls are welcome and help to keep it varied and build upon the already great system. The same can be said for the predator sections – which like combat involve new enemy types, like the backpack wearing communication jammer and thugs with night vision goggles. As well as the new gadgets and environmental hazards which can be used to pick off said enemies. However like Arkham Asylum, the game suffers without varied and interesting boss battles with the exception of Mr Freeze, who forces the player to adapt throughout the fight. The other battles feel uninspired and lack the same creativity that Scarecrow had in the first game.

Riddler is also back and has packed Arkham City tight with hundreds upon hundreds of collectibles, which to completionists might sound like heaven. The problem this time is that it becomes more of a chore than the previous game, in Asylum they weren’t absurd to collect and paired with the rewards, it just felt rewarding. Now it crosses into tedium, however the addition of Arkham City Stories, which are little lore pieces that you get from solving riddles are extremely interesting to read and add more character and depth to the world.

The challenge mode with a mishmash of combat and predator levels also returns, amplified by four different characters, with over 200 medals to collect each. It’s much the same as the first, you pick a map and your character of choice – Batman, Catwoman, Nightwing or Robin – and fight for high scores on combat maps or complete tasks on the predator maps. The sheer amount of content around in challenge mode this time, will take hours upon hours to fully 100%, and with the gameplay being so damn enjoyable, it’s hard to become bored. A nice added feature for those who want to experience the main story a second time over, is New Game Plus. The mode carries over all your gadgets and progress from the main game and drops you into the story again, with amped up difficulty and all new enemy formations.

Considering Batman Arkham City makes some welcome improvements to its predecessor, it’s a shame that its problems hold it back from being outright better that Arkham Asylum. Some finer tuning in the open world and Catwoman storyline would have made the difference it needed, but with that said – Arkham City is still a remarkable game and a worthy successor to Arkham Asylum.

Batman Arkham City: Harley Quinn's Revenge Review

Harley Quinn's Revenge is a small expansion for Batman Arkham City, that centers on Robin tracking down Batman in Harley Quinn's hideout.. The expansion is short, offering around 1-2 hours of content with all of that being the main story. No side missions or collectibles to speak of here.

The expansion is also mostly linear, with the lion's share of it taking place inside a factory full of Harley Quinn's thugs, there is one free roaming part, but even that is limited to one area of Arkham City. It's the same type of Batman content you've come to to expect with - some combat, predator sections and puzzles.

The standout of this entire expansion would be Kevin Conroy as Batman, due to the events that unfolded in Arkham City, Batman is broken. And it shows in Conroy's performance, it's fairly sublte, but his delivery is melancholic and damaged. You can hear the emotion in his voice, and it helps to remind us that Batman is human - he's not some superpowered god - but a man. I think it's an important study of Batman's character, one that makes the expansion worth any Batman fans time.

It may be short, but Harley Quinn's Revenge is worth playing, it's more fantastic Batman gameplay with a performance from Conroy that shows us why he is the definitive Batman.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
38.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
After all the trouble I went though to get to the Wonder Tower, I can't even glide down from there? That's just unfair. It would be the best dive ever.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
If the DC cinematic universe has wasted enough of your time buy this game 10/10.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
14.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
I have finished the main story and the dlc story of this game and enyoyed every part of it.
The game has a really good fighting system and gives a challange to the player when there are a lot of enemys.
The Story is ok and simple to understand.
U have a open world with a few side-quests that put batman against some of his less known villians.
Being batman does not feel like u are imortal yet u dont feel like u can die in 1 hit.
The thing that makes this game really awsome for me atleast is that u can stealth a lot of missions and by doing them stealthy u get rewarded more.
There is a progression system in the game which allows u to unlock a lot of gadets to help u on your journey.
Now lets get to the bad stuff...
The game is a bad console port, playing the game on low and the fps is still going down to ~20 while i can run lets say Battlefield 3 on high with 60fps. This game has also a lot of problems with crashing randomly when loading areas.

So in short....

+ good story

+ good fighting system

+ open world

+ become Batman

- FPS problems

- Random crashing

- Glitches

If u do not mind googling some fixes this game is a must buy :)
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
25.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 18
Still not as good as The 2011 Green Lantern Movie
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