Batman: Arkham City

  • Batman: Arkham City
90
Based on 35 scores, 52 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    30
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Wide array of well-done characters.
  • Satisfyingly bone-crunching combat.
  • Player movement is incredibly smooth.

Cons:

  • Enemy AI seems a bit slow at times.
  • Serious DX11 performance issues.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Trusted Reviews on -

Warner Bros Montreal is making Arkham Origins, the third instalment of the Batman Arkham series, rather than Rocksteady Studios, who is responsible for the first two games. Hopefully the new developer won't affect the quality of the new game, especially...

By eTeknix on -

This week I finally managed to find time for the sequel to one of my all time favourite games, Batman Arkham Asylum, the multi million selling Batman Arkham City. Sure this game has been with us for quite some time now, but its popularity seems to have...

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By Computeractive on 100

A great action adventure game, whether or not you like the comic book source material...

By PC Gamer on 80

Bat-brawling shows wear and Batman’s a charisma void, but the freedom and depth of the open world are...

By bjorn3d.com on 90

The latest effort by Rocksteady studios is certainly a pleasant surprise. We expected Batman: Arkham City to be a good game, but following Arkham Asylum is an extremely daunting task, and one that not every developer would be able to live up to. ...

By Maximum PC on 90

To say that Batman: Arkham City is the best licensed game of all time is like saying Oreos are the best chocolate-and-cream sandwich cookies; sure, it's praise, but it's meaningless praise given the competition. A more impressive feat is that outside...

By Expert Reviews on 100

A DC comic book fans’ dream, but there's not a lot of new ideas for veterans of the first game...

By FiringSquad on 86

He knew he shouldn’t be out at this hour. It was pure foolishness, but he had to… for his wife if no one else. As if on cue, a voice shouted out from a darkened corner, “Hey buddy, where’re ya goin’?” The figure stepped out of the shadows and began...

By NZGamer on -

Batman: Arkham City, the Rocksteady-developed sequel to the universally-loved Arkham Asylum, has finally been ported to the PC. And holy strawberries Batman, he’s sure in a jam this time. Arkham City takes place roughly a year after the events of...

By Chip Chick on -

Would I recommend this game? Yes I would!! As a hard-core FPS gamer, There are very few games of this genre that tickle my fancy (the last one was Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines, and if any of you have played that you will instantly recognise...

By Tech2 on 5

Batman: Arkham City was released for consoles nearly a month ago. Since then, the PC version has been subject to a ton of delay but PC gamers kept the faith because Arkham Asylum for the PC was an awesome port and more importantly, Arkham City...

By Neoseeker on -

Batman: Arkham City is the follow up to the critically acclaimed; Batman: Arkham Asylum. The events in the game take place one year after the chaos that consumed Arkham Asylum, but this time around Gotham's most dangers villains take to the streets led...

By Hi Tech Legion on -

Batman, perhaps the most recognizable superhero of all-time, took the PC gaming world by storm in 2009 with the release of Batman Arkham Asylum. While gamers fell in-love with the game's fresh new fighting mechanics, PC gamers equipped with Nvidia GPUs...

By GameSpot on 90

Gotham City. This crime-infested metropolis has been famously imagined and reimagined in comic books, cartoons, and films. Now, we have a new vision of Gotham, and it stands not just as one of the most unforgettable incarnations ever of the city that...

By ign.com on 95

Batman: Arkham City isn't perfect, but listing the little things I didn't like gets in the way of all the stuff I adored. The voice acting, the challenges, the amazing opening, the unbelievable ending and the feeling of being the Dark Knight -- these...

By Gamers Daily News on 95

For years people thought that every Batman video game was destined to be a failure. In 2009, the curse was broken when Batman Arkham Asylum hit the shelves and seized the coveted title of “Game of the Year” at many different outlets. With the bar set...

By PC Mag on 80

Batman: Arkham City never improves on the qualities that made Batman: Arkham Asylum great, but its richly varied game play and nearly flawless fit and finish make it one of the more enjoyable games of 2011....

By SlashGear on -

When you speak about Batman: Arkham City, you speak about not only the next chapter in a line of games that’ve redefined the superhero genre of video games, but have taken the ultra-immersive nature of the detective / puzzle solving game and have made...

By itreviews.com on -

Rocksteady's early promise with the sensational Arkham Asylum has been far surpassed with this engrossing, sprawling, dark and dangerous sequel that offers all you love about the first game with superior depth of gameplay and stunning graphics....