Happy Batman Day, everyone!
Since the instructions on how one celebrates this new holiday are rather vague – and I’m not about to go suit up and fight injustice on the streets of Toronto – it seemed to me that the best way to respect the Caped Crusader’s legacy was with a list of my favourite Batman stories across any medium: comics, animation, video games, you name it!
Arkham nuts alike have been vocally uneasy about what many consider a lackluster rollout of downloadable content to support the retail release of Batman: Arkham Knight. The most notorious upset among the Arkham community was the removal of the previous games’ traditional challenge maps, which let players pick their favourite fighter before taking on any challenge room, in favour of “A.R. Challenges” designed to be used by a single, specific character.
Barbara’s not on the sideline this time.
Mark Hamill returning as the Joker, a playable female lead, and Harley Quinn back in her original costume? Oh Arkham Knight, I may very well love you.
Touted as the finale of the Arkham Trilogy, for Batman: Arkham Knight Rocksteady tried to truly craft the quintessential perfect Batman experience. With a larger city to explore, more gadgets and techniques, a higher stakes story, and the playable Batmobile, Arkham Knight is the closest players will ever feel to really being the Batman. Unfortunately, there are certain additions that hinder rather than expand the on the gameplay, keeping Batman: Arkham Knight from being a perfect game.
Warning: As you could probably imagine from this article’s title, we’re delving deep into spoiler territory for Rocksteady’s latest, Batman: Arkham Knight. If you don’t want the titular villain’s true identity revealed then please, avert your eyes!
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