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Score Breakdown Based on 22308 ratings
  1. 10 (12382)
  2. 9 (8070)
  3. 8 (1154)
  4. 7 (254)
  5. 6 (112)
  6. 5 (53)
  7. 4 (22)
  8. 3 (26)
  9. 2 (33)
  10. 1 (202)

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  • Rating:8

    Farlands Game Corner - Batman: Arkham Asylum

    "Batman: Arkham Asylum gets out with a score of 8.7 - it really is a great game, and the things that prevent it from scoring more are related not to the quality of the game itself, which is top notch, but to the aspects... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Rocksteady have done Batman fans a great service

    Batman has arrested Joker and has taken him to Arkham Asylum; Gotham's island prison. Batman remains suspicious since Joker let himself be captured way too easily. He remains with the prison staff and Commissioner Gordon... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    An adaptation to the height of the bat

    Batman: Arkham has been around for a long time, and I've never seen a superhero game that I played and said '' this game is great, '' it was until 2009 when Batman: Arkham was released. Asylum, Rocksteady did an excellen... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The first Arkham game blended "Bioshock" with "Metroid".

    Rocksteady's "Batman: Arkham Asylum" was released 13 months after "The Dark Knight" hit theaters. And just like that Christopher Nolan movie, this was a highly-acclaimed adaption that matched the quality of the very best... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Batman wins an adaptation to the games he deserves

    Games of comic superhero is always a foot behind, we had few really good games, such as some Spider-Man games that are very good, but came to Rocksteady with the beginning of his excellent saga Batman Arkham. Batman Arkh... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Batman Arkham Asylum: Couldn't Get enough of Scarecrow fights

    This game was the start of a beautiful trilogy.The combat was great, The sound effects made me lock onto my controller as i pounded criminal scum bags with batman's fists. The boss battles were great. I liked the scarec... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Brilliant action game with great story & characters.

    Been wanting to play this game since long, but never got around to it. Finally when I finished I realized how good the game is in comparison to the other Batman games. I played Arkham City sometimes back but don't remem... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Milestone in Combat 3rd Person games

    It was only recently I popped in the disk for Batman: Arkham Asylum and had a blast within minutes of game time. In Batman: Arkham Asylum Joker unleashes his wrath against the entire asylum with tricks and games putting ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    This Is The Great And Bad Ass Super Hero Game With Out A Doubt !!!

    ** Batman Arkham Asylum *** This Is The Best Super Hero Game I Have Ever Played !!.* You Will Feel Like Being Batman Himself When Playing This Game !!.* This Game Has Every Thing You Need Even Exceeding Your Expectatio... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Good, but not as engaging as Tomb Raider

    I played Arkham Asylum after finishing the Tomb Raider reboot, and I found it less engaging that Lara Croft's origin story. Batman himself displayed little character; Joker was for more entertaining. While it was very i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful