- Batman: Arkham City
- Batman: Arkham Asylum 2
- Sub Genre:
- Third Person
- Release Date (US):
- October 18th, 2011
- Release Date (UK):
- October 21st, 2011
- Online Players:
- Rocksteady Studios
- Eidos Interactive
- RP [Rating Pending]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1167 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also on Xbox 360 and PC.
About Batman: Arkham City
Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security home for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.
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An expansive and brilliantly crafted playground to test Batman's abilities as a detective, brute, and predator, Batman: Arkham City is highly addictive, and a work of digital art.
- Exploring Arkham City and everything it holds
- Heavy Batman atmosphere
- Fantastic opening and exceptional ending
- Some characters are underdeveloped
- Narrative is strong, but a bit disjointed
- Some boss battles are weak
Rocksteady Studios learned a lot from its inaugural attempt at crafting an innovative and compelling superhero game in Batman: Arkham Asylum. Some two years in the conceptual and development oven, Batman: Arkham City is sprawling compared to Asylum. The combat is still free-flowing, but with the use of more quick-fire gadgets in brawls, melee feels fresh if not a bit out of control. The narrative will still hold the attention ...
Batman: Arkham City News
Time Warner has let slip during a recent financial meeting that it will launch the next instalment in the Batman franchise this year. The full transcript of Warner’s Q4 2012 earnings call, which transpired last week, can be seen on Yahoo! Finance. However, it seems the news slipped under th...
The Game of the Year Edition of critically-acclaimed superhero sequel Batman: Arkham City is now available for purchase in the U.K., Warner Bros has announced. Those of you who have yet to pick up the Caped Crusader’s latest adventure really have no excuse not to grab this, as it not only i...
Warner Bros. has delayed the U.K. launch of the Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition. Originally due out on September 7, the content-heavy bundle is now scheduled to ship on November 9. That puts it out nearly six months after the release of its U.S. counterpart back in late May. In a...
Rocksteady Studios’ Batman: Arkham City has been nominated for a UK Writer’s Guild award. The critically-acclaimed superhero sequel is up for best videogame script award alongside the pirate-themed Risen 2 and Zombies, Run! For Arkham City, Paul Crocker, lead narrative designer is...
Paul Dini, writer on Batman: Arkham City, has confirmed that he won’t be returning for the next as-yet unannounced title in the highly-successful superhero franchise. Fans were eager to find out if Dini would be returning for developer Rocksteady’s next effort - rumored to be a preque...
Warner’s unveiled the official packaging art for its upcoming Game of the Year Edition release of Batman: Arkham City. Check it out below (click for full size). The Game of the Year Edition of the critically acclaimed superhero sequel includes all previously released DLC, including the u...
Rocksteady has today revealed a closer look at Batman: Arkham City’s upcoming (and final) price of DLC titled Harley Quinn’s Revenge. The teaser shows Batman and Robin back doing what they do best: beating bad guys into a pulp. Harley Quinn’s Revenge will be releas...
Batman: Arkham City will be seeing its final piece of DLC, titled Harley Quinn’s Revenge, on May 29. The new trailer, shown below, gives us a clear look at Harley’s new getup – less color, more black, a veil, and dark hair. It’s almost as if she’s mourning a loss or so...
We’re big fans of Batman: Arkham City here at PSU, so naturally, we’re pretty stoked for RockSteady’s upcoming DLC pack for the game, titled Harley Quinn’s Revenge. We don’t have much to go on right now, however, if the DLC carries the same tone as the one put forth in ...
Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition will be released in the U.S. on May 29, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Universe have announced. The feature-heavy edition will include all previously released downloadable content, as well as the upcoming Harley Quinn’s Revenge. ...
Batman: Arkham City Features
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Behind closed doors at GamesCom, Warner Bros. hosted a unique event—a battle between Catwoman and Batman, against Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and a grudge match between Rocksteady Studios’ community manager Sarah Wellock and lead animator Zafer Coban. Overseeing proceedings with his u...