The Red Hood wears a Bat-symbol on his chest but goes around killing bad guys. He’s a character that fans are supposed to love to hate. Too bad his playable appearance in Batman: Arkham Knight is so terribly bland. »
Batman: Arkham Knight sets up from the beginning to be one of the best Batman stories out there—and then it falls flat at every key moment. »
Master Bruce isn’t here right now. But Alfred Pennyworth is more than happy to take out Gotham’s trash. »
We’ve gotten four good Batman games in the last six years, each one bigger and more ambitious than the last. They’ve all pit players against The Dark Knight’s evil enemies in dramatic set-piece showdowns. Let’s see which one you thought was the best.
I’ve been waiting a long time to play as Batgirl in a modern video game. Now the chance has arrived in the form of a new add-on for the latest Batman title. Is it what I wanted? Not really. »
You might celebrate a video game for its gameplay, graphics, or its story, but let’s briefly celebrate the excellent little things Batman: Arkham Knight does to respect the time of its players. Oh, if only more modern games did these things.
Let’s gather and talk about the newest Batman game. All of it. In the most spoiler-riffic fashion. »
Yes, that is all of the previous regenerations of the Doctor up there, in Lego video game form. They’re coming to a game that already has characters and elements from Batman, Lord of the Rings, Portal, and Back to the Future among others. This game might be too much for even Fahey. »
Although I didn’t spend much time playing Batman: Arkham Origins, I remember the game rather well after testing it on no less than 30 graphics cards and 20 CPUs. Arkham Origins appeared to take full advantage of Unreal Engine 3, it ran smoothly on affordable GPUs, though it’s worth remembering that Origins was… »
Harley Quinn’s one of the most popular new Batman characters to appear in the last few years. She’s finally playable in Arkham Knight, starring in what serves as a prequel to the story in the main game. But, despite being a free add-on, the story pack starring the Joker’s sometime girlfriend isn’t worth the time it… »
Or LEGO Jurassic World if you’d rather use the boring official title. Just don’t expect an invite to Motoraptor Mondays at the Habitat. »
As demonstrated in the latest Batman: Arkham Knight video from Nvidia, doing doughnuts with the Batmobile without GameWorks is an empty, soulless experience. »
The first trailer for LEGO Marvel’s Avengers sticks to the scripts. Coming this winter (no longer fall) to everywhere LEGO video games go, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers injects the plots of the first two films with a heaping helping of brick-based silliness. Can it possibly top the amazingly expansive LEGO Marvel Super Heroes »
I was a little worried that LEGO Dimension’s gadgets and vehicles would be one-time builds, toys you assemble once and then never touch again. As it turns out, every vehicle and gadget in the game has three different builds. Phew. »
Well, my interest level in Batman: Arkham Knight just skyrocketed. Fresh details on the DLC coming in the game’s season pass reveal Batgirl’s Arkham game debut. »
“Join the White Lotus” they said. “Align yourself with the godlike defenders of Earthrealm.” So I did, and everybody else decided to be an ice ninja instead. Mortal Kombat X’s Faction War feature makes me sad. »