Summary: Gotham City Impostors is one of those ideas just stupid enough to work. The general premise is that Batman has ditched his crime fighting duties for some reason, leaving an army of costumed idiots with delusions of grandeur to take his place.
Excerpt: What's Gotham City Impostors , you might ask? Think of it as the Batman game in which you don't get to play as Batman . In fact, with the exception of a cameo in the intro video at the beginning of the game, the old bat's not even to be seen!
Excerpt: More so than any of Batman's various forms over the ages, Gotham City Impostors seems to harbour most of its influences from the Adam West era, with slapstick noises, goofy humour and corny dialogue taken straight out of the 1960s.
Excerpt: The age-old rivalry between The Dark Knight and his arch-nemesis The Joker veers off into unexpected territory with Gotham City Imposters, an online first-person shooter starring opposing teams of heavily-armed miscreants dressed up like the iconic adversaries.
Pros: + Satisfying shooting and a decent variety of weapons and mods., + Traversing the environment is blast using the available ramps, trampolines, and air vents in conjunction with roller skates, grapple guns, and gliders.
Cons: - Matchmaking takes longer than it should and matches are hampered by bizarre team balancing issues.
Summary: Gotham City Impostors is a fantastic downloadable game for those in love with Team Fortress 2, or those addicted to Call of Duty's leveling system. Even though a lot has been borrowed from other games, Impostors forges an identity all its own.
Summary: If you've caught a nasty case of first-person-shooter fatigue, you might be wondering what the genre needs to do to reignite your interest. Gotham City Impostors, a downloadable offering developed by the people responsible for the F.E.A.R.
Pros: A number of fun movement abilities, Deep character customization, Frantic pace, Versatile arena design
Conclusion: Cheeky, scrappy, and rough around the edges, Gotham City Impostors entertains, often in spite of itself. Anyone who likes multiplayer shooters, but finds the more popular ones too intense for their liking should give this one a look.
Conclusion: One would have expected a gentle tragedy out of Gotham City Impostors, not unlike the way its collection of wacky gadgets would perform against actual assault rifles. In practice, however, it's those same silly toys that boost Gotham City Impostors out of copycat land and into a neat realm all its...