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  • Summary: Batman confronts the ultimate threat against the city he has been sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to congeal an imposing array of super villains, including The Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to summarily destroy The Dark Knight. The game introduces Rocksteady's uniquely-designedBatman confronts the ultimate threat against the city he has been sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to congeal an imposing array of super villains, including The Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to summarily destroy The Dark Knight. The game introduces Rocksteady's uniquely-designed imagining of the Batmobile drivable for the first time in the franchise. Batman: Arkham Knight offers gamers a complete Batman experience as they rip through the streets and soar across the skyline of the iconic Gotham City. Expand
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  1. Positive: 82 out of 89
  2. Negative: 0 out of 89
  1. Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    Aug 11, 2015
    100
    The Bat could not have hoped for a better send off. Graphically astounding, narratively compelling, and featuring two utility belts full of new gadgets. This is bat-time very, very well spent. [September 2015, p72]
  2. Jun 24, 2015
    98
    Rocksteady says farewell to the franchise with an utter masterpiece; its best game so far. Each element feels like a love letter to fans and to Batman himself. Batman: Arkham Knight is the perfect conclusion to an excellent saga, and it departs in the same way it once came: leaving us amazed and with great satisfaction.
  3. Jun 24, 2015
    93
    Batman Arkham Knight is the best entry in the series. Rocksteady knows perfectly how to explode the formula established years ago, making amazing additions in terms of gameplay. You must play this game.
  4. Jun 19, 2015
    90
    This is the best superhero fantasy we’ve ever enacted, and we’re so sad it’s over.
  5. Jun 25, 2015
    90
    The technical aspects are not only eye-popping but they’re also quite stable. The graphics are slick, the sound is stellar, the control is rock solid, and the gameplay variety is downright tremendous. I love the blending of puzzle, stealth, action, and adventure, and you have to give mad crazy props to the overall game design. I still say the story could be less predictable (perhaps give the player a little more credit in terms of literary comprehension) and the Batmobile, as awesome as it can be, is just overdone.
  6. Hyper Magazine
    Jul 7, 2015
    80
    Arkham Knight is certainly a bigger, and in many ways a better game than its predecessors, but those attempts to make it ‘more badass’ do more harm than good. Even so, any frustrations I have with Arkham Knight don’t take away from the fact that I was unable to stop playing for four days straight, frequently in awe. It’s a stunning achievement in many ways, a game of ridiculous polish and obvious effort, and its best moments are good enough to make the worst moments worth bearing.
  7. Jul 3, 2015
    65
    Arkham Knight is distressingly inorganic. Continuing the predictable trend the franchise, the game learns the wrong lessons from its predecessors.

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  1. Negative: 59 out of 808
  1. Aug 26, 2018
    10
    Como fan de la saga este juego fue lo mejor que jugué en mucho tiempo, me encanto de principio a fin, la calidad que Rocksteady nos tieneComo fan de la saga este juego fue lo mejor que jugué en mucho tiempo, me encanto de principio a fin, la calidad que Rocksteady nos tiene acostumbrados. La historia es impresionante y muy conmovedora, el gameplay divertdísimo y los personajes espectaculares como siempre.
    Me encanto.
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  2. Jul 27, 2015
    10
    Don't listen to the nay-sayers, this game is awesome. My only warning is that you will not like the combat if your did not like the combat inDon't listen to the nay-sayers, this game is awesome. My only warning is that you will not like the combat if your did not like the combat in Shadows of Mordor, it's the same.

    The story is amazing, the gameplay is amazing, so are the music and graphics and voices. The only reason I thought there was too much batmobile is because I read there was in reviews so I went in expecting it, I only felt like there was too much in the beginning, realizing later that there really was not too much.

    The combat might be the best combat I have seen in any videogame, and the same goes for stealth. I cannot recommend this game enough. Just go buy it.
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  3. Jun 23, 2015
    10
    The best batman game EVER!!!! I picked it up at midnight and haven't stopped playing it since. The game is massive, so much content I feelThe best batman game EVER!!!! I picked it up at midnight and haven't stopped playing it since. The game is massive, so much content I feel like I haven't even scratched the surface.

    Gameplay: Nothing too different from the previous Arkham games but this does it better. The old mechanics have been polished moving it into the new generation of gaming. The batmobile is fun to play and so far I'm enjoying the tank battles, but hopefully we see some variation later in the game.

    Story: Although a little predictable for the more knowledgable batman fan, the majority of people will fall into the hook. Like a movie it's best enjoyed by just letting the narrative take you on the journey rather than trying to guess the ending. Im loving it so far though.

    Visuals: cant fault a thing. It doesn't look as good as the order but it is like 10 times bigger than the order in terms of content. The characters look great, the special fx are probably the best i've seen in a videogame, i really enjoyed the big scale moments (infamous second son is a close second).

    Overall I am loving the game so far and can't wait to 100% it.
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  4. Mar 1, 2017
    9
    Несмотря на неудачный запуск на пк и большую тучу отрицательных отзывов из-за этого, Arkham Knight одна из лучших игр в этом году.Несмотря на неудачный запуск на пк и большую тучу отрицательных отзывов из-за этого, Arkham Knight одна из лучших игр в этом году. Великолепное завершение трилогии о Бэтмене с довольно очевидным, к сожалению, сюжетным поворотом. До идеала отточенный геймплей, большой открытый мир, в котором огромное количество разрушаемых по обьектов, много интересных сайд-квестов, великолепная музыка, бэтмобиль и практически полное отсутствие багов и просадок фпс в PS4-версии. Expand
  5. Jul 8, 2015
    8
    So. Many. TANK BATTLES!!! Everything in this game is great and perfectly refined; story, the openworld city of Gotham, new combat and predatorSo. Many. TANK BATTLES!!! Everything in this game is great and perfectly refined; story, the openworld city of Gotham, new combat and predator options, new enemies and I even enjoyed the riddler puzzle solving with the use of the batmobile. Side missions are brilliantly varied and balanced. I didn't even mind the odd tank battle side quest. But why oh WHY did Rocksteady decide that almost every meaningful supervillian encounter will be decided by a flipping tank battle?!
    Arkham Asylam, City (especially) and even Origins proved how creative and exhilarating boss encounters could be, yet it is nigh on no existent. Every time I got my hopes up of a great boss encounter, I was faced with yet ANOTHER, more tedious than the last tank battle...even worse - STEALTH tank battle!
    This gradually ebbed away at the fun in this game for me, leaving me slightly underwhelmed by the experience after loving all the previous games so much. I don't live for just the boss fights, but enjoyed them so much in the last games that I had high expectations that were treacherously dashed.
    Still a great game on so many levels, but Why Rocksteady, Why?
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  6. Jul 29, 2015
    7
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. This game was so close to being legendary but did everything it could to mess it up. The story is great, the side quest are plentiful and the game makes you feel like the world's greatest detective. However, the game decides to ruin everything. All of Batman's enemies are free following the disaster of Arkham City but your only able to fight against a handful of them. To add insult to injury the boss battles are by far the weakest of the series. Several of the boss battles consist of Batmobile fights, aka and generic tank battle. I love the addition of the batmobile but not when I am fighting a featured villain. It is hard not to blame Warner Brothers for the missed connection of this game. I can almost picture Rocksteady telling Warner they need to delay the launch for a couple months to put in the final touches and Warner saying "screw that, release whatever you got and sell the fans the rest over the next six months. Very disappointed by still a good game. Expand
  7. Jun 12, 2020
    0
    Worst game ever its poop it's the last game of the Arkham series and its disturbing of how much they done goofed please put it at 75 spot andWorst game ever its poop it's the last game of the Arkham series and its disturbing of how much they done goofed please put it at 75 spot and spiderman at 74 for just one day please at least or forever Expand

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