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Batman Arkham City
9.0 out of 10

Batman Arkham City

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Overall 10
9.5

Review: Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition is the definitive caped crusader experience

GameZone
17 December 2012
  • Excerpt: In 2011, gamers were treated to what might be the best super-hero video sequel made to date, this side of Spider Man 2 . Batman: Arkham City really managed to step it up in terms of story and setting.
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.2
Control 9
8.6
Addiction 9
9.0

Batman: Arkham City Review

Cheat Code Central
2 February 2012
Overall 10
10

Batman: Arkham City (PC)

EL33TONLINE
12 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Batman has to be the best type of hero. He doesn’t have special powers (unless wealth counts as a super power). It means just about any one of us can dream to be a superhero with having to be bitten by a spider or be from another planet.
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Overall 9
9.0

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Game Debate
13 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Sometimes, these articles just write themselves. The main thing that sets Batman: Arkham City apart from Batman: Arkham Asylum is something you already know, just from having read this sentence. Whereas the first game was set in an asylum, this game is set in a city.
  • Pros: You are Batman, Plenty to do, Looks great
  • Cons: Games for Windows Live, Not hugely innovative
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Overall 9
9.0

Batman: Arkham City Graphic Novel review

Console Obsession
30 November 2011
  • Excerpt: For those wondering what happened between the ending of Arkham Asylum and the beginning of Arkham City, this graphic novel tells all and should certainly appeal to those who just can’t get enough of this story arc.
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

GameSpot
30 November 2011
  • Summary: Gotham City. This crime-infested metropolis has been famously imagined and reimagined in comic books, cartoons, and films. Now, we have a new vision of Gotham, and it stands not just as one of the most unforgettable incarnations ever of the city that Batman is devoted to protecting, but as one of...
  • Pros: Atmospheric, fascinating world rich with details and secrets, Satisfying, varied, hard-hitting combat, Grappling and soaring around the city is thrilling, Great assortment of involving side quests, Makes terrific use of a host of Batman characters
  • Cons: Boss fights are too easy
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Overall 10
9.5
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
9.5

Batman Arkham City Review (Windows PC)

Gamers Daily News
28 November 2011
  • Summary: In 3D this game is as close to perfection as it gets for PC gamers.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

thebuzzmedia.com
3 November 2011
  • Summary: The long awaited sequel to the excellent Batman Arkham Asylum, Arkham City sees an entire section of Gotham City annexed off to form a super prison led by Dr Hugo Strange, one of Batman’s more dangerous and oldest villains who also happens to know Batman’s secret identity.
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Overall 10
10

Batman: Arkham City Review

GamerNode
29 October 2011
  • Excerpt: It used to be that superhero games were incapable of being great, as if there were some unwritten law handed down from the gods of gaming to developers, plaguing the genre for decades.
  • Pros: Deep, fluid combat, Great homage to source material, Top-notch voice acting, Engrossing narrative, Improved stealth sequences
  • Cons: Minor animation hiccups, Easy boss battles
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Overall 10
9.7

Batman: Arkham City

Auracore MediaWorks
25 October 2011
  • Summary: No guano to be found here, you'd be batty to miss this one
  • Pros: If you've ever wanted to be Batman, this is as close as you'll ever get; the best combat engine in an action game ever; fantastic stealth; loads of gadgets to play and fool around with; navigating the environments is incredibly satisfying; lots of great references for fans of the comics, movies, ...
  • Cons: The environment of Arkham City is not as huge as you'd expect; some single-player locked behind code that must be purchased new; once you've been Batman, real life seems that much more bland.
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