Step in the shoes of the Dark Knight and save the city of Arkham in the latest batman game- Batman: Arkham City. The game is the sequel to the award winning Batman: Arkham Asylum and continues on the concepts set in the previous game.
Arkham city is for anyone who has grown reading the stories of Batman. The game combines many innovative and interactive features, bringing back the nostalgia that made Batman great. Arkham City is a third-person action adventure game, available for the PS3 platform. The game is rated Teen and can be played anyone above the age of 13.
Synopsis and Features
The story of Arkham City begins 18 months after the events concluded in the Arkham Asylum game. Gotham has changed. The thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds that were once held in a proper asylum, now live in the heart of the city in a maximum security home called Arkham City.
Arkham city is a sprawling new super-prison that is five times bigger than Arkham Island. With a brand-new story and an all-new star cast, Arkham City includes classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe. The game promises enhanced gameplay features and new experiences to make you the Dark Knight of Gotham.
Developed by Rocksteady Studios and released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Batman: Arkham City promises a lot more than its predecessor. Fans of Arkham Asylum will have no problem learning the new game system as the single-player game does exactly what the previous game did, only better.
Starting with the core gameplay to counter attacks, Arkham City has a slew of new features that will keep you hooked for hours. You will be gliding from one building to other, fighting a group of enemies, picking locks or doing all at the same time. The Batman game keeps things simple yet thoroughly interesting.
The game features an array of new combos and multipliers. Elements of the game like XP and upgrade system have been tweaked. The new additions in the game include smoke pellets, Cryptographic Sequencer V2 and freeze grenades that help in taking out enemies faster, even if you are in a room with 20 of them. Batman can now bust through windows, use radio frequencies to eavesdrop on enemies for clues and hack certain frequencies to track other people.
The AI has been tweaked, making the enemies stronger and intelligent. They are equipped with new arsenal and come in large groups. The game takes place in many different locations, giving it a more elaborate feel. From the Medical Center, Courthouse to Monarch Theater, you will travel around the city to find out what is going on in Arkham City, Why the Joker is ill, and what are the secrets that threaten the safety of Gotham.
The game allows downloadable content. This content can vary from anything from more missions to additional playable characters. The content can be purchased separately as there are many new characters added each time. The speciality of the new characters is that that have moves and weapons unique to the unlocked character. Additional DLC packs are also available like the Nightwing pack and Robin pack along with new maps.
New artwork, new skins and many other things can be downloaded almost every day that can assist you in changing your character’s appearance and making it special. The PSN network allows you to connect and download updates and many other things that make playing the game a wholesome experience.