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GF Rating
8.7

18778 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

The good,bad and ugly

posted by Brigbar96 (SAINT LOUIS, MO) Jun 15, 2012

Member since Jun 2012

6 out of 8 gamers (75%) found this review helpful

Good: Great gameplay, amazing storyline, fresh, so much awesome gameplay and gadgets, best batman game ever

bad: you have to download catwoman

ugly: there is nothing ugly about this game

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

I Love This Game

posted by suckerfree212 (RIDGEWOOD, NY) Nov 7, 2011

Member since Aug 2011

7 out of 10 gamers (70%) found this review helpful

This game is amazing.The Storyline is Pretty long. Shows great detail to show all Batman Villains.When I finished Batman: Arkham City, I immediately cataloged what I thought it did wrong. It tossed in too many villains and didn't flesh them out, it clearly tried to replicate the Scarecrow stuff from the first game and didn't do it as well, and Batman still moves a bit stiffly when simply walking around. When I formed the list, I found myself disappointed with the game. But the days rolled on and I couldn't stop playing -- in fact, I only wanted to play more. The hundreds of things Batman: Arkham City nails outweighed my nitpicky problems. I realized Batman: Arkham City is a brilliant game.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Just about perfect

posted by Markus1142 (SOMERVILLE, NJ) Oct 24, 2011

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Member since Oct 2010

12 out of 19 gamers (63%) found this review helpful

In a world of uninspired sequels and tacked-on multiplayer deathmatch, Batman: Arkham City proves you can still put out a game with a strong single-player campaign and have it stand out from the crowd.

It's an improvement over Arkham Asylum in almost every way. More gadgets, more combat moves, more riddles, and more villains to fight. The story is incredible, and is driven by the excellent voice acting of Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill.

The only downside is, despite starting with all the gadgets and abilities you earned in Arkham Asylum, the game still "Metroids" you into needing more gadgets or upgrades to backtrack to areas and items you couldn't get to earlier. It's a minor frustration that could have been worked around, but given how much there is to do you may not even have the time to notice it.

The ending leaves the door wide open to a sequel, and it'll be interesting to see where they go with the next in the series.

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