Batman Arkham City is an action-adventure video game launched in 2011 by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertaintment Square Enix and developed by Rocksteady Studios. Its prequel is Batman Arkham Asylum.
This game is based on DC Comics superhero Batman. This game is written by Paul Dini. This game is launched in 3D for Playstaion 3, Xbox 360 for 3D and HD TVs. The story revolves around Arkham City that incorporates elements of stealth and predator tactics. The Batman Gotham City, run by Mayor Sharp, where anyone with the slightest trace of a criminal record are shipped to the prison district and those who challenge Sharp are disappear soon. Bruce Wayne who has one more identity as Batman, saves Catwoman from Two-Face for the sake of their past relationship while uncovering the operation codename Protocol 10 initiated by Hugo Strange.
After overhearing a report indicating that Catwoman is being held in the old city courthouse and he tries to save her when the Dark Knight comes with Two-Face playing judge and executioner in a mock courtroom.The villain’s gang defeated. Batman proceeds to Joker where a kidnapped doctor claims that Titan’s unstable properties are mutating in Joker’s blood and killing him slowly. Later Joker captures Batman and perform a blood transfusion, striking Batman with a potentially fatal disease. The story continues to get more exciting and thrilling.The story ends with the birth of Joker’s baby. The player controls Batman in Arkham City to complete missions and objectives and sub-missions to unlock the stories of different characters. Batman is equiped with gadgets and gliding ability allowing Batman to dive downward and making it much easier to move around.
Batman Arkham City includes characters like the Joker, the Riddler, Bane, the Catwoman, Jack Ryder. There is one more playable character named catwoman with her own focused storyline and acrobatics-oriented combat and features. Catwoman steals from Two-Face’s personal safe and gets rescued by Batman and tries to leave the city. She abandons her plans after learning Batman’s condition in Joker’s place. Then Catwoman fights Two-Face to recover her stolen possesions.
The Arkham Asylum includes a secret room that shows plans for Arkham City and thus links the story between the two games. This game includes new gadgets, moves and abilities and different modes and two playable characters with connected storyline. Players can also have variant experiences of the different parts of city as each part come under certain villain. Game includes vivid artwork and fantastic detailing for specific villain’s area like graffiti on buildings in Joker’s part of city to give intense impressions of the personality of the villain.
With all that said, do you know what is the most exciting news about the Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City games? Well according to this article on psu.com, both games are being remastered for PS4 and Xbox one, yes, you read it right, both games are getting remastered and will be combined into Batman Arkham HD Collection.