Publicado: 29 de junio
I'll start this review off by saying that this game is my favorite game ever (been gaming since the NES), and that says a lot about it since I'm not huge on anything with superheroes, or Batman for that matter - I don't like the movies, except the hilarious one with Adam West and exploding sharks, I don't watch Batman cartoons, I don't read the comic books, I don't even know Batman's true identity... (one of these is a blatant lie).
The Arkham games offer a mix of stealth and action gameplay, and they make both of them work perfectly (at least Asylum and City do). I never played a 3D action game with fighting controls this tight, or stealth this fun, it's just a blast to play the combat challenges and predator encounters in these games (again, talking about Asylum and City),
On top of that, the voice acting, music, controls, gameplay, story, everything is as good as it can get.
So why is this one my favorite? Well there's just something about open world games with a ton of side stuff scattered around that gets to me, and this game definitely has it.
From Riddler trophies/puzzles (440 of them if I remember correctly), to side quests that involve some of Gotham's and DC's famous criminals. These make Arkham City a pretty damn fun playground for our flying mammal.
You also get to play some parts of the game as Catwoman. I know some people don't enjoy controlling her, but I personally like it, especially in combat. She's faster than Batman and has totally different fighting animations (I wanna say she doesn't punch as hard as the bat, but don't quote me on that).
Not sure if I can say anything about the story without spoiling it, so I'll just say that it's pretty good, and Mark Hamill as the Joker and Kevin Conroy as Batman did an amazing job bringing their characters to life.
Again, I'm not a huge Batman fan outside of these games, and I absolutely love the story in this game, I've beaten the game multiple times, and I never skipped a single cutscene.
This game is a clean 10/10 for me, it's just fantastic in every way possible.