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Batman: Arkham City (Wii U)

Batman: Arkham City (Wii U)
alaScore 91

53 reviews

Apr, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Batman: Arkham City (Wii U) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition Review


The Wii U-specific additions put a few chinks in the Caped Crusader's costume, but Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition is still a great action adventure game.

Atmospheric, fascinating world rich with details and secrets ; Satisfying, varied, hard-hitting combat ; Grappling and soaring around the city is thrilling ; Great assortment of involving side quests ; Includes all the downloadable content from earlier...

BAT combat mode makes fights less exciting

Other implementations of the Wii U's GamePad to perform certain functions are more sensible, but don't appreciably improve the experience. When Batman investigates a crime scene, for instance, you can now move the GamePad around to search for clues;...

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Batman: Arkham City -- Armored Edition Review


The Dark Knight returns on Wii U -- here's how Arkham City holds up a year later and on a brand-new platform.

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Batman: Arkham City Reaffirms Itself as The Best Superhero Game


Arkham City serves as one of those sequels that renders its predecessor wholly obsolete.

Despite this review's headline, Batman: Arkham City confirms a train of thought that originated when I saw Batman Begins: It's not just a superhero action game, it's also an inverse-horror game. Consider this situation: Four buddies hanging out in what...


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Batman: Arkham City -- Armored Edition


Developer Rocksteady Studios returns players to its dark vision of Gotham, where the Arkham Asylum for the Criminally Insane has been replaced with a walled-off expanse of city streets and abandoned buildings, ruled only by deadly mad anarchy. From a fami

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Fighting for the masses...


If you love DC and fighting games then look no further. Right up there with STREET FIGHTER and SOUL CALIBUR for pure enjoyment.

A great fighting engine, best story mode of any fighter, adicting gameplay

Button mashing can happen, roster could be better, online can be a bloodmatch

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The Best Version of Arkham City


This is absolutely the best version of Arkham City. The integration of the Wii U Gamepad is very well done. The additional content makes this worth a 2nd play through even for PS3 and Xbox 360 owners.This product has... Like to replayAbout me......

Wii U GamePad Integration


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The best batman game to date


I as an adult gamer myself was blown away with Batman Arkham City Armored Edition. I have the same game in another system but this Win U version uses the game pad controller the same way Batman uses his gadget on his wrist. Makes u feel like Batman...



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Excellent game but a little challenging


Great game but it was a bit challenging. Great soundtrack and great graphics,This product has... Like to replayAbout me... Family user, Casual gamer, New to gaming

Fun to play and the atmosphere is great

a bit too difficult

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completely different experience


Compare to other console version, WiiU version is completely different experience. Things are more customizable and more fun to play with WiiU game pad. Graphics and other things are basically the same if those things matter to you. Get this game and...

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The best version of a great game


While I'd already played the game upon its initial release, this version still impressed. The HD looks stunning, the gamepad integration is interesting, and the GOTY DLC is included.About me... Frequent player