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What is your overall rating for Batman: Arkham Asylum?

:star: - Don't bother...
0 (0%)
:star: :star: - Not the best but still worth playing very casually.
0 (0%)
:star: :star: :star: - Good game. Play the game but don't let it take over your life.
1 (50%)
:star: :star: :star: :star: - Great game. Equally balance it with your life.
0 (0%)
:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:- OMG Amazing game! What is this thing called a life?
1 (50%)

Total Members Voted: 2

Game review #2 - Batman: Arkham Asylum  (Read 1923 times)

Posted on 09 Jun 2013, 04:09:44
Taralis
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Developer: Rocksteady Studios
Publisher: Eidos Interactive ,Warner Bros. Interactive ,Entertainment
Platforms/Release Date(s):
    PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360
    NA August 25, 2009
    EU August 28, 2009
    AU September 3, 2009
    Microsoft Windows
    NA September 15, 2009
    EU September 18, 2009
    AU September 18, 2009
    Game of the Year Edition
    EU March 26, 2010
    NA May 11, 2010
   OS X
    WW November 3, 2011
Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, Stealth
Website: No official site. Information from wikipedia
Sequel: Batman: Arkham City

The game takes place after the Joker assaults Gotham City Hall, he is apprehended by Batman and escorted to Arkham Asylum; the asylum also temporarily holds many members of Joker's gang, displaced by a fire at Blackgate Prison. Believing Joker allowed himself to be captured, Batman accompanies him into the asylum. Joker's plan is revealed, as Harley Quinn takes control of the building's security and Joker manages to escape his captors, aided by a corrupt asylum guard who kidnaps commissioner Gordon. Joker threatens to detonate bombs hidden around Gotham City if anyone attempts to enter Arkham, forcing Batman to work alone.




What do you rate Batman: Arkham Asylum?

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Posted on 10 Jun 2013, 08:00:49
Outrack
I've always wanted to play this and got Arkham City free on PSN+ ... No idea why I haven't got it yet as it's going pretty cheap now, so maybe I'll pick up a copy in the coming weeks.

Thanks for reminding me to post the Arkham Origins trailer! Wish Marvel's studios would do the same thing with their licensed games, there's so much squandered potential...

 

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