In Batman: Arkham Asylum players strap on the gadget-heavy utility belt of
the Caped Crusader. Gameplay here is a combination of both the knuckle crunching
rush of hand to hand combat as you take on the hordes of thugs that infest
Arkham Asylum, and stealth gameplay in which you must dispatch individuals from
Players can expect an engrossing single player campaign in which Batman
continually moves forward to face the henchmen, bosses and traps that The Joker
has set for him. With regards to opponents, in addition to The Joker who you
will hear more than you see, the dark walls of Arkham also hold familiar
villains from the the Batman criminal universe including Harley Quinn, Victor
Zsasz and Killer Croc, that you will have to deal with, but don't expect a
As players progress from environment to environment within Arkham they will
have to use varying combinations of muscle, detective skills, gadgetry and a
certain degree of light RPG-like leveling of Batman's skills, arsenal and
physical characteristics to survive and discover what The Joker's underlying
- Experience the game in a whole new way with Game of the Year Edition extras
and 4 additional standard challenge maps.
- Utilize the unique FreeFlow combat system to chain together unlimited combos
seamlessly and battle with huge groups of The Joker's henchmen in brutal melee
- Investigate as Batman, the world's greatest detective, by solving intricate
puzzles with the help of cutting edge forensic tools including x-ray scanning,
fingerprint scans, ‘Amido Black’ spray and a pheromone tracker.
- Face off against Gotham's greatest villains including The Joker, Harley
Quinn, Victor Zsasz and Killer Croc.
- Become the Invisible Predator with Batman's fear takedowns and unique
vantage point system to move without being seen and hunt enemies.
- Choose multiple takedown methods, including swooping from the sky and
smashing through walls, and use the predator camera get a closer look at the
- Explore every inch of Arkham Asylum and roam freely on the infamous island,
presented for the first time ever in its gritty and realistic entirety.
- Experience what it's like to be Batman using batarangs, explosive gel
aerosol, the Batclaw, sonar resonator and the line launcher.
- Unlock more secrets by completing hidden challenges in the world and develop
and customize equipment by earning experience points.
- Enjoy complete superhero freedom in the environment with the use of
Batman's grapple to get to any place you can see, jump from any height and
glide in any direction.