Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year

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Description

"Rocksteady nailed what Batman is supposed to feel like. Fans, rejoice." - IGN

"If you're a Batman fan, this is the best treatment the World's Greatest Detective has ever received in videogame form" - GameSpy


Based on the core Batman license, in Batman: Arkham Asylum, the Dark Knight takes on his greatest challenge yet when he becomes trapped with all of his most dangerous villains inside the insane asylum of Gotham city - ARKHAM ASYLUM! Batman: Arkham Asylum exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum – Gotham City's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane. Gamers will move in the shadows, instigate fear amongst their enemies and confront The Joker and Gotham City's most notorious villains who have taken over the asylum.


Key Features:

  • Utilize the unique FreeFlow combat system to chain together unlimited combos seamlessly and battle with huge groups of The Joker´s henchmen in brutal melee brawls

  • Investigate as Batman, the world's greatest detective, by solving intricate puzzles with the help of cutting edge forensic tools including x-ray scanning, fingerprint scans, ´Amido Black´ spray and a pheromone tracker

  • Face off against Gotham´s greatest villains including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Killer Croc

  • Become the Invisible Predator with Batman´s fear takedowns and unique vantage point system to move without being seen and hunt enemies

  • Choose multiple takedown methods, including swooping from the sky and smashing through walls.

  • Explore every inch of Arkham Asylum and roam freely on the infamous island, presented for the first time ever in its gritty and realistic entirety

  • Experience what it´s like to be BATMAN using BATARANGS, explosive gel aerosol, The Batclaw, sonar resonator and the line launcher

  • Unlock more secrets by completing hidden challenges in the world and develop and customize equipment by earning experience points

  • Enjoy complete superhero freedom in the environment with the use of Batman´s grapnel gun to get to any place you can see, jump from any height and glide in any direction

Customer reviews

92

:) very good

roman9441 | July 28, 2014 | See all roman9441's reviews »

I know batman since i was young but many game of batman isn't satisfy me. But this one change my mind the developer give every detail to this game. Make me want to play this game and follow the story of the game. but some how it difficult for me at the begin. I remember some small bug at release date but developer already fix it.

i hope developer will keep superhero game like batman fun and enjoy like this i'm recommend it if you love superheroes game :D

93

The beginning of an amazing series

cocoawolf29 | July 27, 2014 | See all cocoawolf29's reviews »

This is the beginning of one of my favorite video game series. Arkham Asylum may seem a bit rusty and small after playing the legends like Arkham City, but it holds it's own ground. The mechanics are still well oiled, and the fighting is relatively simple. The map is a decent size, and Batman revisits various areas of the island throughout the night, finding different things every time.

The plot of this game is relatively simple. Joker is being classic Joker, screwing everything up and making life very difficult for The Bat, but it makes a great story and game for the player. The plot is relatively simple and in a straight line, but it isn't just Joker that we run into. There are other great villains like Poison Ivy and Killer Croc that have great boss battles.

The game is simple, but in this case, simplicity is the beginning of something great. It's great to play through over again too, almost like watching an interactive movie. Definitely recommend it for any Batman fan, especially if you plan to play any of the other games from the series. It enhances the quality of all the future games.

91

A masterpiece for all audiences

eduardXD | July 26, 2014 | See all eduardXD's reviews »

Overall, it is a great game. Excellent graphics, good soundtrack and fluid system combat. Although the game focuses only on an island scenarios will evolve according to your progress, making the game very original. The story is very interesting and the variety of characters (allies and villains) enrich the game. Separate from the main goal of the game, there will be secondary missions and a lot of collectables that increase the duration of the game. This is a game for all audiences, regardless of you like or not batman, because the game is a masterpiece of gaming. Give it a chance, because you're missing a great game.

90

Batman: Arkham Asylum Review ----> Buy it or Not?

koticpaxx | July 23, 2014 | See all koticpaxx's reviews »

Before this game: Only reading Batman comics makes me "feel" like Batman After this game: I AM BATMAN "But wait, Steve-" SHUT UP I AM BATMAN

Long story short, this game is awesome. Rocksteady has done a truly fantastic job in capturing the essence of Batman in a kick-ass game. You have the gadgets, the martial arts and the detective skills of Batman.that other superhero games can't really compare to. It's revolutionary freeflow combat is crazy fun and one of the major things that make Batman Arkham Asylum, Batman Arkham Asylum. Even the plot is amazing, taking us to a time where Joker's schemes keep getting bigger and bigger, and Batman becomes better and better. All in all, this game is a MUST buy for superhero fans and a definite BUY for gamers alike. Trust me. You won't be disappointed. BATMAN OUT

86

You are the Batman

ThreshNautBlitz | July 22, 2014 | See all ThreshNautBlitz's reviews »

Become one of the greatest legends in comic hero history and save Arkham from near certain doom! Batman Arkham Asylum has fantastic visuals, fun combat mechanics, and a great story to top it all off. While some of the detective work gameplay could use some attention, the rest of the game makes up for it. Stalk your prey, plan your attack, and strike. Become the Batman.