Xboxer360: Batman: Arkham City Review

Xboxer360's Thomas Mulrooney writes: Let’s face it, superhero games have a bad history. Everyone remembers the horror of Superman 64, even if you’ve never played it you’ve surely been subjected to the YouTube videos, and while certain superhero games hit the mark (Spiderman: Shattered Dimensions was pretty good) the genre had become stale for a long period before everyone dropped their jaws in stunned surprise when Rocksteady released Batman: Arkham Asylum back in 2009. Arkham Asylum was a god send, rebooting the genre and proving to the world that a video game based on a superhero can rise above the torrents of crap out there and stake it’s claim to becoming one of the greatest games of the modern era. In fact Arkham Asylum is one of the few games in the past few years that I can safely say I had very little issues with. Everything Rocksteady did with that game was spot on and it was pure pleasure to play, but could they up the scale and repeat the feeling of the first game?

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