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BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM

  • Aug 27, 2009
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Batman Arkham asylum is the new game by publisher Eidos and the game is developed by Rocksteady using the Unreal engine. This is not a movie licensed title but a NEW original game of DC Comics famous Batman character. The game was was written by Paul dini and features the voice talents of Mark Hamil and Kevin Conroy who are now staples to the Batman series having originally voiced these characters in the smash hit 90's cartoon "Batman The Animated Series".

PROS +
+ The combat system is simple yet innovative at the same time and never once gets boring.
+ Batman Arkham Asylum features almost all of Batman's most famous villians.
+ Graphics are excellent and one of the best seen to date in a video game.
+ Rocksteady takes full advantage of the Unreal engine (Even Batman has a slight resemblance to Gears of War Marcus Phoenix)
+ The cut scenes in this game is like watching a movie and you should have an audience when this is played.
+ Gameplay is mostly relied on Ass kicking by the Dark Knight and the Bat only relies on his gadgets only when neccesary.
+ If you are a fan of the original Batman Animated series, about 90% of the original voice cast is here and thats just a breath of fresh air.
+ If your a fan of the movies. comics, cartoons, or Graphic novels this game take something from all those and puts it into one masterpiece for all to enjoy.
+ The Riddler challenges are fun and challenging and should have the player coming back for more when the player is done with the game.

CONS-
- The camera system is sometimes annoying especially during boss fights.
- Sometimes the player can get lost in the game and lose their pace in the game.
- The last 2 boss fights are very dissapointing.
- Only 1 unlockable outfit! BOOO!!!!

9/10
Best Comic book game ever!


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August 27, 2009
Sweet review man! I will definately pick this one up later this weekend!
 
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In Batman: Arkham Asylum, the Dark Knight takes on his greatest challenge yet when he becomes trapped with all of his most dangerous villains inside the insane asylum of GOTHAM CITY - ARKHAM ASYLUM! Batman: Arkham Asylum exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum –Gotham’s psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane. Gamers will move in the shadows, instigate fear amongst their enemies and confront The Joker and Gotham City’s most notorious villains who have taken over the asylum. Using a wide range of Batman’s gadgets and abilities, players will become the invisible predator and attempt to foil The Joker’s demented scheme. Batman: Arkham Asylum features an original story penned exclusively for the game by famous Batman author and five-time Emmy award winner, Paul Dini, whose credits include Lost season one and Batman: The Animated Series. With amazing graphics and a moody, immersive setting, Batman: Arkham Asylum offers diverse gameplay options that push the envelope for all action, adventure and superhero games.
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ESRB: T
Number of Players: Single Player
Publisher: Eidos Interactive, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, DC Entertainment, Square Enix
Developer: Rocksteady Studios
Console: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Genre: Action
Release Date: August 25, 2009 (NA)
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