Excerpt: Why would anyone actually want to be Batman? A haunted past, a life devoted to justice and no hope for a happy ending. Compared to Superman or any other major DC Comics character, Batman really doesn’t have a lot going for him; no flight, no super strength and no super speed.
Excerpt: Batman Arkham City was undoubtedly one of the best games of 2011 and showed us what a superhero-based game should be. Its predecessor, Batman Arkham City Lockdown, won't add anything to the story line, but is a fun, casual app to play when you're on the go.
Excerpt: Batman: Arkham City PC Review Publisher: Warner Bros. Platform: PC , Xbox 360, PS3 UK Price (as reviewed): £32.99 (inc VAT) US Price (as reviewed): $44.99 (ex tax) There are dozens of easy ways to explain Batman: Arkham City, the most regularly used of which is that it's basically Arkham Asylum...
Conclusion: Batman: Arkham City never improves on the qualities that made Batman: Arkham Asylum great, but its richly varied game play and nearly flawless fit and finish make it one of the more enjoyable games of 2011.
Pros: Exciting fighting, crime-solving sequences. Excellent voice acting. Huge amounts of unlockable content. Ability to play as Catwoman puts a fun new spin on game play.
Cons: Borrows voraciously from previous game. Some aspects of story and game play stretch suspension of disbelief too far. Boss battles too easy. Many side missions don’t compare favorably with main game mode.
The Nightwing Bundle Pack lets you tackle Batman: Arkham City's Riddler's Revenge challenges with an enjoyable assortment of new gadgets and abilities.
4 November 2011
Summary: Sometimes, heroes of the night get tired of spending hours searching the streets for bad guys to clobber and armed thugs to sneak up on. At times like these, it's nice to have the option to walk into a room and instantly be confronted by a dozen mean-looking dudes who want to destroy you.
Pros: Nightwing's gadgets and abilities change predator challenges significantly, Character-specific medal challenges give you a reason to change up your approach
Cons: Nightwing doesn't bring much new to combat challenges
Excerpt: Batman Arkham City Lockdown (5.99) for the iPad and the iPhone is very similar to Infinity Blade except that you are playing as Batman and there aren't any swords involved. Using the same Unreal engine, stunning graphics and the mood and characters from the Dark Knight's mythology, we found it one...
Summary: Just like the Dark Knight himself, Warner Bros new iOS game came from out of nowhere and took everyone by surprise. Being a big self-confessed Batman fan, I didn't hesitate on clicking that 'Purchase' button on the App Store.