Excerpt: Have you ever wondered what it’d be like if Batman decided he needed to kill some fools? Of course you have. But have you ever wondered what it would be like if it all took place under a Team Fortress /CoD scope, ya’ know, without actually playing as Batman? Me either. But you know what?
Excerpt: (Note: This review was written after the matchmaking and DLC patch for Gotham City Impostors was released, which means a number of issues the community had been experiencing on Xbox 360 have been ironed out. These issues are still mentioned in the review for context.)
Excerpt: game without any of the property's principal characters seems like it'd be a complete farce, a failure without end. But somehow, Warner Bros. and FPS-creating veterans Monolith Productions have made magic in this budget-priced, online-only competitive shooter, and they've even managed to do this...
Excerpt: You can forgive Warner Bros. for wanting to milk the Batman license a bit; with the massive success of both the Chris Nolan films and the Rocksteady games, it would be foolish not to try and get a few...
Pros: + Great use of the license, + Fun Gameplay, + Lots of customization
Cons: Lack of modes, Poor matchmaking and server issues, Too many ingame transaction options
Summary: A great game is hindered by technical problems at this time. Should they be resolved, this will become one of the best titles in the XBLA catalog. Until then, it’s still fun but only recommended to those willing to tolerate the above-mentioned issues.
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