Reviews for Batman: Arkham Knight


Fantastic game, bad port.

rattleraptor02 | Sept. 4, 2015 | See all rattleraptor02's reviews »

First thing I need to say about this game: it's awesome. It has it's flaws, obviously, but the story is good, the world feels incredibly alive even if there's not any citizen in it, and the gameplay is absolute joy. The cons? It's been ported so badly. Bad framerate, full of bugs, barely playable, or at least it's what I heard. I experienced those issues too, but not that much to totally ruin my experience. And the good thing is that now that I've installed windows 10, I have no idea why, the game runs significantly better, so if you're a hardcore gamer I advise you to upgrade. And finally later this month the patch should arrive so the game will be fixed. But issues aside, the game feels great from the beginning. As soon as you start gliding in gotham, or driving the batmobile for the first time (yes, geting there later on), the game makes you feel like batman even more than the predecessors. The stealth is made even bigger and more challenging, with more things to do, and the combat is suprisingly better than the fantastic one we had in the other games. The story may have it's flaws, but it's entertaining no doubt, and I really liked it, The side missions will make you busy for quite a long time and the open world feels huge even if it's not actually that big. So the game sounds perfect right? Well there is a flaw, the batmobile. God there's just too much of it. Using it to drive is great, the problem is the tank combat. It's not bad, not at all, but there so many of those battles that it gets so boring till the end. "Oh no,another one of those?" So the game is fantastic to me but it has 2 issues, one is the actual status of the PC port, and the other is the tank combat. So consider the rating a 90 if the game is fixed, with the last 10 points stolen by the batmobile.


Very well crafted story

gforcesa | Sept. 1, 2015 | See all gforcesa's reviews »

First of all don't buy thing game until its fixed because it has a lot of framerate issues on high end machines which is sad.I did play that game on PC (sadly) and could't wait for a patch to be fixed.A part from the awful frame drops at somepoints i really enjoyed the story of this game and i think it to be the best one since Arkham Asylum.While playing the campaign i felt goosebumps roaming through Gotham City and its streets.One great thing is the bad ass Batmobile.Drive through Gotham city, chase criminals,solve Riddler's riddles and so many other challenges.I want to speak about the story and do a big review on this but for the big fans of Batman and the Arkham games I simply don't want to spoil the fun for you.DLC's are also pretty good especially The Red Hood one which is by far my favorite only down side is they are like 10-20 minutes long depending on how you decide to play it.After all this i can't say anything bad about the game(well except the ENTIRE GAME that needs fixing) and would gladly recommend playing it after a fix comes out.


A broken mess

Murderbot735 | June 25, 2015 | See all Murderbot735's reviews »

I bought this because GMG had 40% off, and I don't really mind waiting for the game to get playable - at least not if it takes too long for them to do it. But if you buy this and expect to play it instantly, that's a bad idea. For some people it works, but for what seems like most people it doesn't. Too me it stutters like hell when I'm in the Batmobile, the frame-rate (that usually is locked at 30, but can be fixed), is extremely inconsistent and sometimes drops to about 30 when flying or - again - driving the Batmobile. Except for all the technical problems the game is good, but it's very hard to enjoy as it is. There's also a lot of motion blur, which can't be turned off.


The great Batman on a bad realization

Armannn | June 23, 2015 | See all Armannn's reviews »

I am not very happy to give this game a bad rating, but it simply does not fit to what I expected. From the very first moment when my installation finished and in the next 2 hours I didn't expect myself sitting in front of my PC trying to figure out a way to launch the game. I understand that today is the actual release day, but it took me 2 hours to find a way to launch the game successfully. On the other side, sometimes it happens that I get problems regarding the textures. I am pretty sure that the black-metal texture is not supposed to be seen on Batman's outfit. Of course, his outfit's textures should be black, but the reflection is not supposed to be like it's metal. Beside all the negativity, there's a positive thing. Despite so many problems, bugs and glitches, the game can still be enjoyable if you at least try to forget them. For that sake, I am giving this game a 75 rating. What I hope to see soon is a fix for all that.