Batman’s Arkham City Home to Thugs And Gangsters
- Freeflow combat
- Villians bring AI to the fight
- Multi Emmy-award winner pens story
Developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds.
Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, the sequel introduces a new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of fresh and enhanced gameplay feature, according to the developer.
- Batman: Arkham City delivers high-impact street brawls, stealth, multi-faceted forensic investigation, super-villain encounters and glimpses into Batman’s tortured psychology.
- Batman faces coordinated, simultaneous attacks from every direction as Arkham’s gangs bring heavy weapons and all-new AI to the fight, but Batman steps it up with twice the number of combat animations and double the range of attacks, counters and takedowns.
- Batman has access to new gadgets such as the Cryptographic Sequencer V2 andSmoke Pellets, as well as new functionality for existing gadgets that expand the range of Batman’s abilities without adding extra weight to his Utility Belt.
- Five-time Emmy-Award-winner Paul Dini returns to pen a brand-new story for Batman: Arkham City, taking gamers deep inside the diseased heart of Gotham.
- Arkham Has Moved – Following the closure of Arkham Asylum and Blackgate prison, Gotham’s new mayor, Quincy Sharp ordered the relocation of all inmates to Arkham City – a sprawling new super-prison five times bigger than Arkham Island, enclosing a wide variety of industrial districts, iconic locations and Gotham landmarks.
- Players encounter numerous characters from the Batman universe, including Catwoman, Two-Face, Harley Quinn, Hugo Strange, Victor Zsasz, Calendar Man, The Joker, The Riddler and other iconic characters yet to be revealed.
- Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy reprise their roles as The Joker and Batman respectively.