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Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year





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Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year





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!

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"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

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Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
Rocksteady Studios
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista or Windows 7 OS
  • CPU: 1.6 GHz
  • RAM: 256 MB (XP) 1GB (Vista/ Windows 7)
  • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible Video Card with 128 MB Video RAM (must support pixel shader 2.0)
  • Sound: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista or Windows 7 compatible sound card (100% DirectX 9.0c compatible)
  • Hard Drive: 4 GB free disk space
  • Input Devices: Windows XP/Vista or Windows 7 compatible mouse and keyboard
  • Other Requirements: Online play requires log-in to Games For Windows – Live
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Best Possible Entry for Batman Saga!

Batman: Arkham Asylum is one of those games that can be played and enjoyed even eight years after its release. you can grab it and it takes hours for hours of extraordinary clashes. The Arkham Asylum is a masterpiece; from those masterpieces featuring jokers not so funny! jokes and dialogues, one of those masterpieces that invite the audience to both his story and his enclosed gameplay one of those which it's scarecrow's nightmares are even horrifying. Whether or not you played the Arkham Asylum , it does not matter, because the title is still awesome, even if it goes through twenty years you should definitely try it and there's you will understand what a game you missed all these years!

The best game in batman series

The first game in batman trilogy is Batman: Arkham Asylum Which brought with it the revolution and a wave of excitement in the gaming industry. The elements used in the game were so evolved and efficient that various game makers inspired them to make their own game. Finally, the Batman Arkham series is one of the most prominent games of history, and RockSteady in its first attempt to prove that it is possible to make an exciting game even with the use of celebrity characters such as Batman, and enticing everyone. Batman Arkham's triple experience is one of the experiences that every gamer has to achieve.

The first amazing Batman Arkham game

Batman Arkham Asylum is the first installment of the Batman Arkhan series and it's about a adventure of batman trying to overcome a riot caused by the kjoker at Arkham Asylum. The game is your typical Batman Arkham game: you'll kick, punch and use a lot of bat-tools for overcome your obstacles and enemies. All of them with amazing plot and storyline. And mindblowing graphics. Don't wait, play this game. You won't regret.

The game that started it all.

Batman: Arkham Asylum is the first game of highly acclaimed series, it introduces the gameplay we all know and love now. While the map wasn't very big the game had some amazing boss fights, the only letdown was the final fight of the game that didn't fit to the Batman story. Overall you can call this game a legend that even after all these years after the release looks good.

I don't know what you see in this!

The so-called 'arkham style combat' is not challenging. it's obnoxious. I don't feel in control; I'm just spamming left click, and watching batman do all the work. I played it on the hardest difficulty, and had no trouble spamming my way through the campaign. The stealth is okay... functional. It's fine. You're gonna be fighting most of the time anyway, so it doesn't really matter. The story is fairly bog-standard. Joker escaped.... taking over the asylum.... and you are the only one.... whatever. I didn't have an amazing time with this game, but you might. It's usually on sale, so maybe pick it up if you really love batman.

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