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Batman: Arkham City

Batman: Arkham City (X360) game cover art
Platform: Xbox 360
Tags: Action
Developer: Rocksteady Studios

Publisher
Region
Released
NA
10/18/2011
EU
10/21/2011
JP
??/??/2011
AU
10/19/2011

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Staff Reviews

Batman: Arkham City review

Reviewed October 25, 2011

Tom Chick says: "Has a virtual place ever been such a canny combination of story backdrop, richly atmospheric graphics, and thrilling playground as this walled off section of Gotham City converted into a prison? Arkham City is densely packed with things to see, things to hear, and things to do. Gliding over the rooftops can be as rewarding as strolling along the streets. Rocksteady's city is a spectacle through and through, even more beautiful than Ubisoft's Assassin's Creeds for how it's so true to its fanciful Gothic tone."
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Reader Reviews

Batman: Arkham City review

Reviewed October 29, 2011

Suskie says: "It reminded me of the first time I played Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, not just because it’s awesome – though it certainly is – but for how thoroughly it explores the potential of its fictional, decades-old universe in the context of interactive entertainment. This is the definitive Batman game; if you were to take out the franchise-specific characters and settings and leave the design itself intact, it would still feel distinctly like a Batman game."
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Related News Articles

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August 06, 2012 - 0 comments
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Arkham City shipped six million in 2011

February 10, 2012 - 0 comments
Bruce Wayne has it all: the money, the fame, the constant drama with the opposite sex. Oh, and he now has a video game that shipped more than six million units in Batman: Arkham City. full article

Batman: Arkham City skin pack, iOS spin-off now available

December 08, 2011 - 0 comments
You've beat the pulp out of Arkham City's criminal scum. Solved Riddler's riddles. Saved the world. What now, you ask? Do it all again -- in different Batman skins, which are all available now on the Xbox Live Marketplace, Games for Windows Live and the PlayStation Network. full article

Arkham City saves disappearing on Xbox 360, Warner Bros. working on it

November 16, 2011 - 0 comments
As tempting as it was to start this piece off with a, "Holy disappearing saves, Batman," I figured I'd only increase the rage felt by those encountering this glitch on the Xbox 360 version of Batman: Arkham City. full article

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November 02, 2011 - 0 comments
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