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Score Breakdown Based on 22425 ratings
  1. 10 (12402)
  2. 9 (8126)
  3. 8 (1173)
  4. 7 (270)
  5. 6 (118)
  6. 5 (53)
  7. 4 (22)
  8. 3 (25)
  9. 2 (33)
  10. 1 (203)

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  • Rating:9

    A great game; a true masterpiece

    Warning: Spoilers*WARNING MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS* Batman Arkham Asylum is the first game in the Arkham series, and it is a great game. In some ways I have more respect for this game than any of the others, because when th... Read Full Review

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

    Batman gets the Bioshock treatment.

    This darker spin on The Animated Series plays like a cross between Bioshock and Splinter Cell. While Arkham City is the better game, Arkham Asylum is still a must play. The development team at Rocksteady did a fantastic ... Read Full Review

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

    Far and away one of the finest superhero games ever.

    I've said it plenty of times before that my love for gaming as a whole is so big that I will not hesitate to play a game based on a series I'm unfamiliar with/not a huge fan of, if the game really looks great. Take "Batm... Read Full Review

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

    Batman: Arkham Asylum: Happy tenth anniversary review!

    You know, with this game being out for 10 years now, I really didn’t feel the experience I had with it before was good enough (I sucked). So I took my Xbox 360 and started playing and, wow. This game still holds up. Now ... Read Full Review

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

    Something laughs in the dark.

    Unfortunately when it comes to PC games -- and this review is based on the PC version of the game -- there are much more than the actual game to comment on. Sometimes it's sad to say that the complex structures of PC bui... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • 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