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Thoughts on… Batman: Arkham Origins!

As a somewhat long-time Batman fan, the idea of a Batman game threw me into a spin of ‘fanboyism’ all the way back when Arkham Asylum was announced in 2008. Ever since then, I have had a soft spot for Rocksteady’s gadget-wielding, shadow-lurking, gravelly-voiced vigilante superhero series, and my love went skyward with the announcement of Arkham City – which was everything I wanted in a Batman game, and so much more. So, with the announcement of Batman: Arkham Origins, I thought I’d bring my feelings on the possible finale to the Arkham series.

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Batman: Arkham City

Games based on movies and comics are rarely well received. They generally come with a stigma of failure and “shoddy workmanship” that has been associated with said games for many years now. It was with trepidation that I picked up Batman: Arkham Asylum when it was released in 2009 after hearing my brother raving about it being the best thing since sliced bread. The game did not disappoint, it was an incredibly well polished, immersive game that sucked you right in and made you hold on for dear life as the world’s greatest detective battled some of the most well known and feared super villains of comic book history.

Batman: Arkham City picks up where its predecessor left off and to say I was eagerly anticipating getting my hands on this game would be an understatement, luckily, Rocksteady Studios did not disappoint me. Read more…

The Podfather/Convo Controller
Super salesman by day, Batdad and Gamersutra by night. As a self-confessed technology pacifist, he prefers to sit on the console-war fence and play games on his PC.
PlayStation Fanboy/Motormouth
Electrician by trade and yet also highly skilled at finding time to game around work and family commitments. A PlayStation fanboy with a platinum count and obvious podcast bias to prove it. Thinks DC is clearly superior to Marvel. Has been known to rant.

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