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Batman: Arkham Asylum - PlayStation 3

Developer Rocksteady redefines Batman video games with a methodical combat system and stealth approach inside a Joker overrun mental facility. Gotham City's craziest villains have broken free from their bonds, and Batman steps in to put everyone in their place, violently if he must.
  • Release date: 2009
  • Genre: Action
  • Developer: Rocksteady Studios
  • Publisher: Eidos Interactive
  • Rating: Teen (T)
  • Players: 1-Player
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NatetheGreat170
A staple of the 7th generation of games.
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alexkidd
How many good Batman games are we going to get? Batman on the NES was great, Batman Returns on the SNES was a great beat'em up, and now the Arkham series. Why can't any other DC characters get this kind of love? Superman gets the worst games in history, WTF? Anyway, this game is awesome to say the least. It looks great and plays even better. Rocksteady nailed everything about Batman, and they cared about the character and franchise and it shows, a must have game.
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leaon79s
3D Metroidvania done right. It's as if they wanted to make a Castlevania but didn't have the rights, but already had the castle and bat idea so Batman in Arkham asylum! Oh, so clever. But undeniably the best example there is of said sub-genre, it mixes up group-based brawling, stealth take-down, puzzle solving, and plain old adventuring to result in not only the most comprehensive Batman experience comparable to anything before it, but also showcased the next proper evolution of its game genre.
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44burnes
9.4/10 A catch of a batarang, gliding from rooftops, countering a punch. You become the Batman! Combining innovative combat, grim environments, & steady progression, your stay in Arkham Asylum is welcome. The atmosphere is darker than Burton, but more fantastical than Nolan. Add the cast and writers of Fox's Batman, AA feels familiar yet all its own. Nearing game's end reveals the limit of AA's mechanics followed by a weak climax. Still, B:AA is a must own akin to TombRaider13 or MetroidPrime.
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pizzagameboy2001
best batman game ever there's nothing more to say i guess
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wolfgamealpha
Amazingly smooth gameplay and a gleefully dark atmosphere make this the first Batman game that actually worked.
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edge4200
Epic Batman game with some of the best gameplay ever
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bowm4080
Awesome game. I even played it with those crappy 3D glasses. It actually looks quite nice
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darkknightluigi
I can't praise this game enough, with everything on point with this game. Batman Arkham Asylum which is a masterpiece to comic fans and video gamers alike. The true beauty of this game can't be defined by the visuals or controls but the experience you get with the game. A must own and cheap price margin now, there isn't a reason why you shouldn't either have played this or own it yourself.
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tectis
the perfect batman game
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ace66
fun
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therunningdrummer
This is one of the best superhero games ever made. The voice acting is superb, as are the graphics and gameplay. Absolute must have for the 360/PS3 generation. This game sets the stage for one of the best games ever made (Arkham City).
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crazynintendogamer
Great game!!! A definite must have for anyone who owns a ps3/xbox
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The_Wily_Fox
Possibly the best Batman game ever. The graphics, atmosphere and character are well in keeping with the dark and gothic Batman universe. The game play mainly focus's on stealth and puzzle solving, but there are times when combat is your only option. The puzzles while sometimes frustrating, are never so difficult that you want to give up playing. The combat controls are easy to use and fluid. The Bat gadgets are functional and fun to use. Difficult game to master , but satisfying when you do.
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jellal&erza
Best batman(superhero) game ever. If you havent played it play it then play arham city.
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Otto-Matic
One of the best Batman games I have played. Rocksteady did a great job with this.
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spoonubard
Among the best Batman games ever, only bested by Arkham City. The combat is fun. Usually I don't like stealth but I actually enjoyed it here. The mark of a truly excellent game.
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joshyboy98311
Batman Arkham Asylum is one awesome game that greatly disappointed me. I heard so many great things about it, about how much it made you feel like Batman. That is exactly what it did not do for me. I felt like I was not Batman but a guy that had all of Batman's things stuck in a cave. That's the problem with it, the setting. I would had loved it more if it was set in the city of Gotham, Arkham just felt too enclosed. Everything else about the game was great.
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atrociousham
Fantastic game
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AMTNannyBoy
I’m a big fan of B:TAS and in general I love the Batman mythos. At first, I didn't really care for this game, but then I grew a brain. This title, does the entirety of all things 'Batman' immense justice. Arkham Asylum is a blast, what with it's metroidvania game design and addictive gameplay. As B-man, you'll stealthily prey on and beat the crap out of bad guys and supervillains in glorious fashion. If you're a fan of Batman and adventure, hell even if you aren't, this game is worth your time.
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The Captain
Batman: Arkham Asylum is was easily the best Batman game ever, well, until Batman: Arkham City, of course.
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exevideogamer
One of the best Comicbook games to date, the "almost perfect" blend between stealth and action gameplay with butter smooth controls across all platforms and a really smooth but challenging combat system. The graphics are top-notch for a 2009 game, the characters are really colorful and well written aside from a cheesy line here and there. Even tho the formula was enhanced in Batman : Arkham City (2011) this is still a great starting point for such an awesome trilogy. -eXe
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