Batman: Arkham Asylum - Renew your faith in Batman games

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by VVoltz, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. VVoltz

    VVoltz The Pirate Lord

    Nov 6, 2002
    Batman has had his terrible terrible experiences on the videgame world, but it's time for him to redeem his name, personally I'm falling deeply in love with the upcoming game.
    It will feature a new "predatory" style of play, think Metal Gear Solid's gameplay with a lot of the Predator / Alien style of attacks. The story is completely original an will feature MOST of the Dark Crusader deadly enemies.
    It is based on the Unreal 3 engine and some of the most know voice actors from the series are coming back, more importantly Mark Hamill as the Joker!

    The license itself doesn't include any animated series or movies, this is purely based on the comics, but you can see in Batman's costume (gauntlets, boots and "armor") that a lot of ideas were taken from the movies. Particularly I don't like that Batman's eyes are not the iconic white eyes as the comic book, but I guess that would be unrealistic (and plainly cooler)

    Gameinformer magazine released a TON of screenshots here in the US, sadly IGN only has some of those:








    ^- The Riddler's (my favorite villain) cell

  2. DarkRey

    DarkRey still transfoooorming.... with sum lags!

    Mar 9, 2007
    Rotating around Toni
    yes...yes....and yes
    this will be the ultimate batman game......this is batman era..
    im going to buy the book tomorrow, hope is gud
  3. Ace Gunman

    Ace Gunman ~••Lucky҉Shot••~

    Former Staff
    Apr 17, 2003
    Wassamatta U
    I actually rather liked the Batman Begins console game. It had entertaining stealth and driving gameplay. This, however, looks infinitely better. Mark Hamill as Joker alone makes it worthwhile.
  4. CockroachMan

    CockroachMan Scribbling around GBATemp's kitchen.

    Jan 14, 2006
    Well.. it LOOKS nice.. but every game these days does..

    The idea of a Batman game with an original story is interesting, hopping to see a PC version [​IMG]
  5. JPH

    JPH Banned

    Jul 11, 2006
    United States
    I hope we'll be seeing it on Wii [​IMG]

    LEGO Batman was absolutely awful and didn't catch my attention at all, this however, looks like a promising Batman game [​IMG]
  6. Doomsday Forte

    Doomsday Forte GBAtemp Maniac

    Apr 22, 2007
    United States
    Yeah, but aren't the LEGO games all like that anyway? =P

    Looks amazing, but I wonder how it controls/feels playing.