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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition is the enhanced version of the award-winning blockbuster videogame created by Rocksteady Studios.

The Wii U version delivers the same impactful story and gameplay as the original title, this time with enhanced gameplay mechanics and features made possible with the Wii U and the new controller.

Batman: Arkham City is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and is set in Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Featuring an incredible Rogues Gallery of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals including Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler, Two-Face, Harley Quinn, The Penguin, Mr. Freeze and many others, the game allows players to genuinely experience what it feels like to be The Dark Knight delivering justice on the streets of Gotham City.

PRODUCT FEATURES:

  • Battle Armored Tech Mode (B.A.T. Mode) – A new upgraded battle suit for both Batman and Catwoman gives players an additional power-up by allowing them to build up kinetic energy during combat. When activated, Batman enters B.A.T. mode, whereby he doles out more damage and has a heighted sense of enemy locations.
  • Wii U New Controller Functionality – The new controller’s touch screen allows players to truly be The World’s Greatest Detective with the newly designed, wrist-mounted Batcomputer. Players can select their gadget, track evidence, upgrade their gear, set and detonate bombs, and more, all without ever leaving the game.
  • Reimagined Gadgets – All gadgets have been reimagined to utilize the power of the new controller. For example, players can now use the new Sonar mode that enables Batman to quickly probe his surroundings to develop the tactics needed for success. Players can then select, customize and equip their preferred gadget loadout, as well as access a real-time map of Gotham without ever leaving the action of the game. The new controller also allows for an unprecedented level of accuracy when using the Batarang and scanning for clues.
  • Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition Content – Included on disc are all previously released downloadable content: Harley Quinn’s Revenge Pack, Catwoman Pack, Nightwing Bundle Pack, Robin Bundle Pack, Challenge Map Pack and Arkham City Skins Pack.

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Posted by Ron DelVillano

The Dark Knight Rises… again

Last year saw the release of Batman: Arkham City, an open-world action adventure game that was touted as one of the best titles of its generation. Now Nintendo gamers are treated to an all new iteration of the already classic game made specifically for...

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User Comments (14)

Bane

#2

Bane said:

Harley Quinn looks so fricken hot. Hopefully this game comes the same day the Wii U releases. :l

bryguy1919

#3

bryguy1919 said:

Played the hell out of this game on PS3...one of my favorite games of all time! If the upgrades prove substantial, I'll definitely pick this up again... assuming I own the WiiU of course.

Varia01

#5

Varia01 said:

Can't wait... must have... must have.. NOW!!! IT IT looks AWESOME, it is the most awesome launch game for Wii U for what I say on the trailers! I've played Arkham Asylum (Finally, a fun game on Xbox) and it was more than awesome! GOT TO HAVE!!! MUST HAVE NOW!!!!

Trikeboy

#8

Trikeboy said:

I played it on the PS3 but not the Catwoman stuff or the DLC so I will be picking this up.

Maachon

#11

Maachon said:

I really hope they patch the framerate issue later on. :)
but overall i really love the game, havn't played asylum though ;c

Bones00

#12

Bones00 said:

May I offer a suggestion since this game is newly available on the eShop? Under Game Overview, please provide the file size of the title. Thanks.

TheXboxHero

#13

TheXboxHero said:

I heard from an employee at Best Buy(In the US) who owned a Wii U said that this game was really fun. Better check it out. It looks very cool.

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