Everything We Know And Think About Batman: Arkham City

We’ve reviewed Batman: Arkham City. We’ve offered tips so you can start playing it the right way. We’ve cobbled together instructions for how to grab the many downloadable additions to the game (how good are you at leaping through hoops?). We’ve explained that Catwoman stuff.

Here, in one handy place, is our Batman: Arkham City launch coverage. We hope it helps.

Batman: Arkham City: The Kotaku Review

Batman: Arkham City, like other Game of the Year contenders that are in its league, should be praised both for what it does as a video game and what it does for video games.

It descends, evolved, from video game classics like Super Mario and Metal Gear. More »

Before You Start… Tips for Playing Batman: Arkham City The Best Way

The excellent Batman: Arkham City is now on sale for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and we want you to have the best possible time with it. So, before you start, here are some tips from us about how to get the most out of the game, right from the start.

No spoilers here, just some friendly advice… More »

A Guide to Getting Batman’s Arkham City Many Downloadable Add-Ons

By our count, there are 14 alternate costumes or characters you may play as in Batman: Arkham City, through a variety of promotions, pre-order bonuses and timed-exclusive downloadable content available now. More »

Arkham City’s Official Map App Gives Aid to Trophy Hunters

One of the more frustrating aspects of Batman: Arkham Asylum, for me, was the lack of a minimap in the hud. I appreciated the clean view afforded by a minimalist HUD, but it made hunting up Riddler Trophies and clues, with the aid of a GameFAQ, of course, a chore marked by constant pausing. More »

The Surprising Stories That Connect Batman: Arkham City to Arkham Asylum

At the end of 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum, all’s well: the Dark Knight’s triumphant, the Joker’s downed and Gotham City’s still a safe, intact place. More »

This is Why Batman: Arkham City’s Locked Catwoman Content Makes Buying the Game New the Wiser Choice

One of the teased elements of Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham City is the ability to play as the caped crusader’s frenemy/love interest/ally Selina Kyle, aka the Catwoman. More »

Batman: Arkham City’s Weird “Bitch” Fixation

Batman: Arkham City is a mature game. I know it’s rated “T for Teen”, but that doesn’t mean it’s not grown-ups-it features some really dark content. More »

The Voice Actors of Batman: Arkham City, Unmasked

Good gravy does Batman: Arkham City have some fine voice-acting. Almost every character in the game, from the biggest crime bosses to the littlest thugs, is played by an actor who delivers his or her lines with gusto and energy. More »

Your PC Can Probably Run Arkham City

The requirements for the PC version of Batman: Arkham City have shown up on Steam, and according to the game’s information page, they’re not too steep!

Take a look at what you’ll need to bring justice to Arkham City as the Dark Knight:


OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7

Processor: Intel Core 2… More »

Batman Fails to Instill Fear in the Hearts of Arkham City Reviewers

Did you know Batman: Arkham Asylum holds the Guinness World Record for ‘Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever’? Judging from the initial reviews for Batman: More »

Should You Buy Batman: Arkham City? Yes

Rocksteady’s follow-up to its acclaimed 2009 Batman: Arkham City is a fantastic sequel. It’ll be out soon for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (and on PC this November). More »

Are we done talking about one of the most impressive games of 2011? Of course not. But that should get you up to speed for now.


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