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Batman: Arkham City

Defective Vision
Batman: Arkham Origins had to endure a lot of cynicism from the peanut gallery as it rushed headlong from sudden announcement to pre-Christmas release. It's hardly surprising, too -- after the Arkham series earned high c... read feature

Batman board game

Batman Arkham City Escape the Board Game is a thing


The Dark Knight is not limited to L-shaped movement
Jun 17
Walking through my friendly local board game shop the other day, something caught my eye. On a display stand was a shiny box labeled Batman Arkham City Escape: the Board Game. We hadn't previously heard about it, but it has b... read

10 games bundled with all their DLC discounted on PSN


Assassin's Creed III, Persona 4: Arena, Metal Gear Rising and more
May 20
The PlayStation Store is rolling out a new sales promotion that's packing ten different games with ALL of their downloadable content offerings. The Ultimate Edition bundles are all being offered at 65% off, with PlayStation P... read
Dtoid Show

Arkham Origins, Blood Dragon Unleashed & Xbox Revelations


The Destructoid Show
Apr 09
Good evening, gentle Dtoiders, here's today's Tuesday-newsday Destructoid Show. Batman Arkham Origins has been announced in the places where all games are announced, the cover of Game Informer magazine. EA has been voted the... read
Violence and vindication: The seedy psychology behind a sociopathic medium
You monster. Outside of the casual and educational spheres, violence abounds in games. Even Mario is violent, albeit not gratuitous. Combative, at least. Much of the game is purely avoiding obstacles, but eventually some form... read feature

Xbox live games sale

Dishonored and Borderlands 2 50% off on XBL today


Also: Arkham City and Red Dead Redemption for $15
Mar 02
The week's Xbox Live Arcade sale continues on, with 50% off Dishonored, Borderlands 2, and many more games. You may be able to find these titles cheaper at retail, but if you must play these games now -- and you really shou... read
Office Chat

Hope for Fallout, doubt for Batman and sadness for Aliens


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Feb 14
In another casual conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jordan Devore, Daniel Starkey and and I discuss the possible futures of Batman and Fallout. Plus, we marvel at how spectacularly wrong Aliens: Colonial Marines went. read

Batman: Arkham 3 is due for release in 2013 [Update]


Arkhaaaaaaaaw MAH GAWD!
Feb 12
[Update: According to the rumor mill, Rocksteady won't be involved in this one. According to my Twitter feed of random people saying random things, the less-spectacular Spark Unlimited may take the helm. Hmmmm.] Warner Bros. ... read

The DTOID Show: DmC, Sir Hammerlock, & Gay Star Wars


Plus: Chubby Kings
Jan 15
Here's today's Destructoid Show, in all it's fabulous, timely glory.  For starters, there was that thing about how they added a gay planet in Star Wars: The Old Republic, which of course went over like a fart in Church. ... read

How moderated is Miiverse? It's a police state! (Update)


The (possibly) first person to be modded on Miiverse speaks out!
Nov 17
[Update: It seems Nintendo has given the deleted post in question further review and decided that it was okay.  "We have checked the reported content and determined that it is not in violation of the Miiverse Code of Con... read
Barkham up the wrong tree
For most of this generation, Nintendo existed as its own entity in the market. The Wii couldn't match the technical prowess of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, while third-party publishers famously struggled when attempting to... read feature

Batman: Arkham Asylum Steam Keys fail due to DRM


Jul 30
I hate DRM with a passion, but I feel I owe its creators a fruit basket. After all, it gives me more free target practice than the rest of this industry's bullshit. Take what's been happening with Arkham Asylum -- new purchas... read

One of the best parts of Rocksteady's Arkham series is how expertly the games exploited Batman's greatest asset -- the greatest rogue's gallery in all of comic books. Many of Batman's opponents are as enthralling, if not more... read feature


The Wii is just about to wrap up its tenure at Nintendo's flagship home console, and looking back, it's clear to see that third parties often failed to make the most of the system. They regularly used the Wii as an opportuni... read feature

E3: Wii U gets the Batman: Arkham City 'Armored Edition'


Jun 05
As I'm sure you're all very well aware, Nintendo's E3 press conference was this morning, and while Batman: Arkham City was one of the very first games announced for the Wii U, today we got a peek at some of the added features... read

Batman Arkham City and Asylum on sale on Steam


May 04
You might want to grab your shark repellant: this Steam sale is a doozy. Starting today, you can nab Batman: Arkham City for $14.99 and Arkham Asylum for $6.80, or you can grab a bat-sized bundle of basically everything (incl... read

The DTOID Show: Rayman Origins 2 & Arkham City GOTY


Apr 23
Hey gang! It's us. Again. I'm sorry Tara's not here, but she's still at Coachella apparently. Dear lord today has been stressful and miserable. Anthony's nice enough to be a substitute guest host, but damn. Just not the same... read

Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year edition announced


Apr 23
Warner Brothers is rereleasing Batman: Arkham City under the guide of a "Game of the Year" edition. Due for PS3 and Xbox 360 on May 29, it will include a set of alternative skins, the Catwoman, Nightwing, and Robin downloada... read

This weekend on Twitch TV: Steve Burnside is a chump


Apr 06
This weekend on Dtoid's Twitch TV channel, we're bringing you some special treats. Rad Show will be doing live gameplay of the closed beta for Diablo III. Hangover has an obscure, Japan-only Popeye game from the Super Famicom... read

Batman: Arkham City is Metacritic's top rated 2011 game


Jan 13
Metacritic has released its annual list of top rated games, revealing that Batman: Arkham City on PS3 was the most critically acclaimed title of 2011. It beat out The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by a mouse's cock.  Here's th... read

Batman: Arkham City Lockdown pops up in iOS


Dec 08
If you're finished with Batman: Arkham City and sad that you've got no more bat-themed gaming to do, fret not. Batman: Arkham City Lockdown appeared on iTunes last night without herald, and is yours to download for $5.99. Ar... read

The DTOID Show: 360 EULA, Scorpion DRM, & a Batpatch


Dec 07
Hey everybody! Here's today's Destructoid Show! For starters, the Nintendo 3DS gets a nice little update, while the fine print on the Xbox 360's new dashboard hides a dirty little secret. Batman: Arkham City gets a part... read

Batman: Arkham City patched for PC, unless you're 32 bit


Dec 07
Batman: Arkham City has received its first big PC patch, fixing a number of bugs and finally allowing the game to be run with DirectX 11. That is, unless you're using a 32 bit system, in which case you'll still have to use DX... read

WB asks users for help with Arkham City 360 save bug


Nov 15
Warner Brothers has acknowledged the corrupted save issue in Batman: Arkham City but it needs help before it can work on a solution. The company has set up a survey, asking fans for information that will help get the problem ... read

The Dtoid Show: Ass Creed Review-lations & More EA Antics


Nov 14
Hey! You, the individual who is poorly informed of today's abysmally uneventful gaming news! Pay attention to me right now. Er. Watch The Destructoid Show. Today, we have some releases of the week. You can read about all of t... read

Batman: Arkham City suffering from corrupted saves on 360


Nov 14
The Xbox 360 version of Batman: Arkham City is said to be costing gamers hours upon hours of progress with a save file glitch that's corrupting data. Complaints have filled a 21-page forum thread, indicating that the issue ma... read

Live show: Mash Tactics is back with a vengeance


Oct 31
  [Not sure what Mash Tactics is? I've included a classic clip to show you just a glimpse of what you've been missing, you daft fool! You can see all of Destructoid's previously-aired live shows in our... read

Nightwing fries some goons in Arkham City DLC trailer


Oct 27
For those that still want more from Batman: Arkham City, the Dark Knight's ex-sidekick, Nightwing, is getting some DLC. From November 1 you'll have the opportunity to take on the challenge rooms as Batman's protege. Nightwin... read

Get a free copy of Arkham City with Samsung's new SSD


Oct 26
If you're thinking about upgrading to a solid-state drive for your PC, this would be a good time to do it. Not only is Samsung offering them as cheaply as $230 for 128GB, they are tossing in a copy of Batman: Arkham City as w... read

Batman: Arkham City map app is now available


Oct 21
If you're anything like me, you find yourself getting lost in Arkham City. It's huge! And there's too many people talking in the background -- it gets confusing.  I'm hoping this new Batman: Arkham City Map App will help... read

Holy Batarang controllers, Batman!


Oct 19
These officially licensed Batman Batarang controllers are timed perfectly with the release of the amazing Batman: Arkham City (it was more than an 8.5 to me!). Power A teamed up with Warner Bros. and Rocksteady to make these ... read

Batman: Arkham City PC release date, Steam offer unveiled


Oct 18
If you're planning on playing Batman: Arkham City on the PC, then news of its delay would have been disheartening and probably not that big a surprise. At least, like Assassin's Creed: Revelation on the PC, we'll be seeing Ro... read






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