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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate
8.3 out of 10

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

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Overall 5
4.6

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
15 November 2013
  • Summary: Although Blackgate tries to deliver Metroidvania-style gameplay, only die-hard Batman fans will be able to trudge through its sluggish combat and slow-paced, sloppy platforming.
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Overall 7
6.5

A Dark Victory | Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Review

New Gamer Nation
3 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a welcome addition to the Arkham franchise. While it’s flawed in many ways, its fun exploration and puzzles outshine the lackluster visuals and poor combat.
  • Pros: +Fun exploration, +Great voice acting
  • Cons: -Poor combat, -Lacking visuals
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Overall 7
7.0

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate 3DS Review

Modojo
26 October 2013
  • Conclusion: Since portable versions and spin-offs of console games usually come up short, we went into Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate with low expectations and discovered a quality experience that favors brains just as much as brawn.
  • Pros: There's plenty to like about this game, starting with its visuals. Armature Studios did a great job capturing the dark side of Gotham, with dingy prison cells and ransacked offices. Of particular interest is the way the camera shifts perspective, as Batman moves between the foreground and backgro...
  • Cons: Players should expect some backtracking. Not only does this limit the amount of action in the game, but this is where the drab-looking environments will begin to disappoint, as gamers stare at the same locations for an excessive amount of time, without a single enemy to engage. There's also a con...
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Overall 7
7.4

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

IGN
25 October 2013
  • Conclusion: Batman: Arkham Origins - Blackgate is a good extension of the Arkham franchise to handhelds, but it lacks the specialness or inspiration that would make it stand out as a great Metroidvania-style game - or a great Batman game, for that matter.
  • Pros: Fun fighting, Metroidvania gameplay
  • Cons: Derivative, Samey environments
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Expert Review

Nintendo Life
29 October 2013
  • Summary: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a game that is brimming with great ideas that are, sadly, poorly executed. As a detective and crime fighter, it makes sense to have Batman star in a game that insists on exploration and backtracking.
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Overall 8
7.8

Batman: Arkham Origins Review

AusGamers
25 October 2013
  • Conclusion: Despite some nice cutscene work, this Batman occasionally feels closer to Frank Miller’s abusive arsehole Batman than the conflicted Dark Knight he’s most commonly depicted as these days, which would be fine if the game didn’t lack nuance in its portrayal of the character.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

INFO Online
7 January 2014
  • Conclusion: "Blackgate" consegue transferir o ótimo sistema de combate de "Batman: Arkham" para os portáteis PS Vita e 3DS, mesmo com a movimentação lateral imposta pelo jogo. Também é uma boa adaptação do universo do Homem-Morcego para o gênero "Metroidvania".
  • Pros: Pontos Positivos, Boa adaptação, Exploração "Metroidvania"
  • Cons: Pontos Negativos, Pausado demais, Chefões pouco inspirados
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'Batman: Arkham Origins - Blackgate': análisis

VidaExtra
19 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Rocksteady Studios ha sabido dar en la tecla correcta. Ha removido la industria con su saga ‘Batman: Arkham’ , dejándole casi todo hecho a Warner Bros. Games Montreal con el reciente ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ .
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Overall 7
7.0

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

ntower.de
11 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate zählt nicht unbedingt zu den Titeln, die ihr auf jeden Fall gespielt haben solltet. Die Fledermaus macht in ihrem Einstand auf dem Nintendo 3DS durchaus eine solide Figur, hätte aber an allen Ecken und Kanten noch ein klein wenig mehr Feinschliff und mehr Tiefe...
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Overall 1
0.7

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate. Análisis Vita y 3DS

IGN
7 November 2013
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