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lcarus
10-14-2011, 03:20 PM
Got an early copy. It's really sweet. Only game I've really felt like playing in a long time. Think I'm growing out of them. Never thought that could happen, but it is what it is.

Valiant
10-14-2011, 03:27 PM
It is cyclical.. Though if the single player is anything like the previous or better then it, it will be game of the year..

I for the longest time got bored with shooters.. Then bored with rpg's now back on shooters.. Sometimes I only play a game to talk to old friends.. Easier to do in shooters..

lcarus
10-14-2011, 03:30 PM
It is cyclical.. Though if the single player is anything like the previous or better then it, it will be game of the year..

I for the longest time got bored with shooters.. Then bored with rpg's now back on shooters.. Sometimes I only play a game to talk to old friends.. Easier to do in shooters..

I had a good ol time with Modern Warfare 2 for a while. Then got really sick of it. Then Black Ops came and was a total downgrade. Now I just despise COD and all the clones that come with it. The only games that can get me excited are games with serious nostalgia value or a sequel to a game I loved a while back. Hence why Arkham City and Bioshock Infinite are really the only 2 games I've looked forward to in a long time.

crispystl420
10-14-2011, 06:16 PM
Got an early copy. It's really sweet. Only game I've really felt like playing in a long time. Think I'm growing out of them. Never thought that could happen, but it is what it is.

I hardly ever play anymore. My friends and I used to rock Ncaa football four players on the same team and just crank out seasons in franchise mode. Then when I first moved in with my wife I played Ncaa football, COD4 and Battlefield 2 online all the time. Then a couple years ago I moved to N.C. and had to quit smoking bud and I have pretty much quit playing at all. I think it's more because I had to quit smoking than I'm getting older (I'm 29 now) but I miss it and I wish I could still get into it like I used to. With all that said I will buy Battlefield 3 and give that a shot.

keg in kc
10-14-2011, 06:28 PM
It's definitely cyclical, and I think it depends on the quality of the games available. I've beta tested The Old Republic over two weekends the last month and a half, probably 50-60 hours each weekend, and played nothing else the rest of the time, aside from a few hours of KOTOR.

I might get Arkham City, but money's real tight this fall. Probably end up getting it on sale a while down the line.

Kraus
10-14-2011, 06:39 PM
I loved the first. This one is already bringing in AAA reviews. Can't wait.

SnakeXJones
10-14-2011, 06:51 PM
Too bad I cant pickup it up on released day but next paycheck along with Battlefield 3 both will be mine

lcarus
10-14-2011, 10:35 PM
What's really sad is that I often don't get into "gaming mode", where I really have the urge to game. It's more that sometimes I get into "nostalgic mode". I play a lot of NES, SNES, and Playstation 1 emulators at work when there's nothing to do. Sadly I have a great time with a lot of those games more than I do with all these amazing looking games that are being pumped out left and right now days.

KcMizzou
10-14-2011, 10:40 PM
What's really sad is that I often don't get into "gaming mode", where I really have the urge to game. It's more that sometimes I get into "nostalgic mode". I play a lot of NES, SNES, and Playstation 1 emulators at work when there's nothing to do. Sadly I have a great time with a lot of those games more than I do with all these amazing looking games that are being pumped out left and right now days.I'm the same way. Mainly I use my 360 for Netflix.

But there is the occasional, Mass Effect, Red Dead, Bioshock, that consumes my free time now and then.

In the end, it's worth it.

KcMizzou
10-14-2011, 10:43 PM
This game does look badass too though.. BTW

Guru
10-14-2011, 10:48 PM
As much as I am looking forward to this game, I am going to try and wait it out for the price drops.

Taco John
10-15-2011, 12:33 AM
I thought I was growing out of games. Then Starcraft II came out. A year later, I'm still hooked...

KILLER_CLOWN
10-15-2011, 09:30 AM
I might be interested if it weren't brucey vein, not a batman fan at all. Back to Rage, Orcs must die and Supreme Commander 1. :)

Jerm
10-15-2011, 09:47 PM
This and Skyrim will own my soul for the forseeable future...

kysirsoze
10-15-2011, 10:50 PM
I pre-ordered this months ago and put it out of my mind. I forgot it was coming out so soon until I saw this thread. Thanks alot, asshole. Now the next three days are to be fucking torture.

Guru
10-15-2011, 11:11 PM
I pre-ordered this months ago and put it out of my mind. I forgot it was coming out so soon until I saw this thread. Thanks alot, asshole. Now the next three days are to be ****ing torture.

:LOL:

Fried Meat Ball!
10-17-2011, 03:34 PM
It is cyclical.. Though if the single player is anything like the previous or better then it, it will be game of the year.

I for the longest time got bored with shooters.. Then bored with rpg's now back on shooters.. Sometimes I only play a game to talk to old friends.. Easier to do in shooters..

Eh, don't jump the gun there, Stretch. ;)

It's going to have to beat Skyrim, which I where I'd put my money on Game of the Year. I certainly think Skyrim's the one to beat.

Gravedigger
10-17-2011, 03:48 PM
Love it when people post about new games/movies/books they somehow got an "advanced copy" of and then say the most very basic review of said item that we could've all figured out the minute the game was announced.

If you're looking for a more believable review I'd suggest IGN, Gametrailers, or Gamespot.

This just in... Halo 4 is pretty awesome!

Guru
10-17-2011, 03:58 PM
Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary will be a gamechanger.

SnakeXJones
10-17-2011, 05:23 PM
Love it when people post about new games/movies/books they somehow got an "advanced copy" of and then say the most very basic review of said item that we could've all figured out the minute the game was announced.

If you're looking for a more believable review I'd suggest IGN, Gametrailers, or Gamespot.

This just in... Halo 4 is pretty awesome!

Halo is weak

Valiant
10-17-2011, 08:37 PM
Eh, don't jump the gun there, Stretch. ;)

It's going to have to beat Skyrim, which I where I'd put my money on Game of the Year. I certainly think Skyrim's the one to beat.

Ehh.. I think it will be in the running.. Just sales and other rpg's will dilute its exposure compared to batman where, there is not much near to batman..

Jerm
10-18-2011, 10:55 AM
Yeah this game is pretty much incredible...

Looks gorgeous, awesome story and cinematics so far, and the gameplay is top notch...I can see myself playing this for a VERY long time.

Definite, definite GOTY contender.

Saulbadguy
10-18-2011, 10:57 AM
My copy is waiting for me at my door. Doubt I play it tonight though, way too many other games i'm working on.

Jerm
10-18-2011, 10:58 AM
My copy is waiting for me at my door. Doubt I play it tonight though, way too many other games i'm working on.

I wouldn't start it if you're working on other games...you won't want to stop playing it once you start.

Pants
10-18-2011, 11:08 AM
Eh, don't jump the gun there, Stretch. ;)

It's going to have to beat Skyrim, which I where I'd put my money on Game of the Year. I certainly think Skyrim's the one to beat.

LOL, no.

TOR is going to sweep everything like WoW did in 2004 or whatever it was.

frankotank
10-18-2011, 11:32 AM
LOL, no.

TOR is going to sweep everything like WoW did in 2004 or whatever it was.

sorry, you lost me....what's TOR?

Pants
10-18-2011, 11:33 AM
sorry, you lost me....what's TOR?

The Old Republic.

frankotank
10-18-2011, 11:39 AM
I just watched an 8 minute review of Batman Arkham City. looks pretty good. last game I really fell in love with was Borderlands (don't laugh...am I the only one?). I liked blackops all right. I just finished Gears 3...it was OK, basically the same as the others imo. I'd love to love a game again. wonder if Arkham could be "the one"? I've not played any of the Batman games. he doesn't use a gun, ever, right? as a shooter fan this seems like a huge disappointment. please advise.....

ReynardMuldrake
10-18-2011, 01:50 PM
I'll probably get Skyrim first, but I'll be watching this one closely. I may wait until the price drops though.

lcarus
10-18-2011, 02:21 PM
I'm the same way. Mainly I use my 360 for Netflix.

But there is the occasional, Mass Effect, Red Dead, Bioshock, that consumes my free time now and then.

In the end, it's worth it.

Sounds like we have a lot of the same taste in games. Bioshock is probably my favorite game this generation, and Red Dead was amazing too. Don't care too much for Mass Effect but it's all right.

lcarus
10-18-2011, 02:22 PM
Just finished the Mad Hatter part. It was short and kind of out of nowhere, but still very cool. The Mad Hatter is one of my favorite Batman villains. Weird...I know, but true.

lcarus
10-18-2011, 02:25 PM
Love it when people post about new games/movies/books they somehow got an "advanced copy" of and then say the most very basic review of said item that we could've all figured out the minute the game was announced.

If you're looking for a more believable review I'd suggest IGN, Gametrailers, or Gamespot.

This just in... Halo 4 is pretty awesome!

I just wanted to start a discussion about the game. Wasn't aware I needed to give a review on Chiefs Planet.

KCFalcon59
10-18-2011, 04:06 PM
Fucking UPS still hasn't delivered mine. Been on the truck out for delivery since 7:00AM this morning. Fuckers. I normally get UPS deliveries between 10:30 - 2:00.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

SnakeXJones
10-18-2011, 04:54 PM
****ing UPS still hasn't delivered mine. Been on the truck out for delivery since 7:00AM this morning. ****ers. I normally get UPS deliveries between 10:30 - 2:00.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

I would be super pissed

Guru
10-18-2011, 05:30 PM
****ing UPS still hasn't delivered mine. Been on the truck out for delivery since 7:00AM this morning. ****ers. I normally get UPS deliveries between 10:30 - 2:00.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

poor baby

Mr. Laz
10-18-2011, 06:02 PM
****ing UPS still hasn't delivered mine. Been on the truck out for delivery since 7:00AM this morning. ****ers. I normally get UPS deliveries between 10:30 - 2:00.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!
one time that happened to me and the package ended up being sent back to the store because they had put "terr" instead of "street" on the address and the driver couldn't find the house.

crispystl420
10-18-2011, 06:08 PM
Sooo Battlefield 3, Skyrim or Batman????

QuikSsurfer
10-18-2011, 06:11 PM
Sooo Battlefield 3, Skyrim or Batman????

For GOTY or which one should u buy?

Valiant
10-18-2011, 06:38 PM
I just watched an 8 minute review of Batman Arkham City. looks pretty good. last game I really fell in love with was Borderlands (don't laugh...am I the only one?). I liked blackops all right. I just finished Gears 3...it was OK, basically the same as the others imo. I'd love to love a game again. wonder if Arkham could be "the one"? I've not played any of the Batman games. he doesn't use a gun, ever, right? as a shooter fan this seems like a huge disappointment. please advise.....

Buy the first one for 20bucks new.. You will love it and then decide if you want the new one.. Honestly so many great games coming out I am waiting on rage, batman and skyrim till they drop in price..

KCFalcon59
10-18-2011, 06:51 PM
poor baby

cough...overtime...cough...:D


Finally came about 6:15. Still haven't had a chance to play it but will soon.

Guru
10-18-2011, 07:54 PM
cough...overtime...cough...:D


Finally came about 6:15. Still haven't had a chance to play it but will soon.

cough.... feeling kind of sick.... cough

UteChief
10-18-2011, 08:39 PM
****ing UPS still hasn't delivered mine. Been on the truck out for delivery since 7:00AM this morning. ****ers. I normally get UPS deliveries between 10:30 - 2:00.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

I don't understand why people get upset when a delivery service is stated to be between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm. They have a service that provides an estimated window for delivery.

Guru
10-18-2011, 08:40 PM
I don't understand why people get upset when a delivery service is stated to be between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm. They have a service that provides an estimated window for delivery.

Because when they have a habit of delivering by a certain time every day to your house, any deviation is an irritant. Pretty simple.

Bump
10-18-2011, 11:05 PM
I can't believe I've never played the first one, I'm gonna go get it after I beat Dark Souls and grind through it and then go pick up the new one.

DBOSHO
10-19-2011, 06:53 AM
I read my game informer magazine yesterday, and they gave it a 10. They never go that high.

"the best licensed videogame ever made"

tomahawk kid
10-19-2011, 08:43 AM
Just finished the Mad Hatter part. It was short and kind of out of nowhere, but still very cool. The Mad Hatter is one of my favorite Batman villains. Weird...I know, but true.

HUGE Batman fanboy here (probably have 300 "Batman" comics - product of a mis-spent youth), and I always enjoyed the Mad Hatter story lines as well.

Always felt like Ra's al Ghul and Hugo Strange were underrated villians as well.

QuikSsurfer
10-19-2011, 08:54 AM
I can't believe I've never played the first one, I'm gonna go get it after I beat Dark Souls and grind through it and then go pick up the new one.

Oh yeah? How far along are you?

Bump
10-19-2011, 10:01 AM
Oh yeah? How far along are you?

I just finished the forest area, beat the wolf and fairy bosses and now I'm in the catacombs. I'm probably only half way through, but I want to finish this game before I start a new one, it's great.

QuikSsurfer
10-19-2011, 10:07 AM
I just finished the forest area, beat the wolf and fairy bosses and now I'm in the catacombs. I'm probably only half way through, but I want to finish this game before I start a new one, it's great.

I'm with you there -- I'm dying to pickup batman but can't do it til I'm finished with Dark Souls.
I'm stuck in Tomb of Giants and have considered, multiple times, putting it down and giving up... but that's sorta the thrill of this game: getting beat up, taking a break, and coming back and clearing the area while a feeling of accomplishment washes over you in an awesome wave.

lcarus
10-19-2011, 11:03 AM
HUGE Batman fanboy here (probably have 300 "Batman" comics - product of a mis-spent youth), and I always enjoyed the Mad Hatter story lines as well.

Always felt like Ra's al Ghul and Hugo Strange were underrated villians as well.

I'm kinda "meh" on Ra's al Ghul, but Hugo Strange has always been cool to me. I kinda like all the villains though. They're all unique.

Jerm
10-19-2011, 11:37 AM
One of the coolest aspects I've found playing so far is just listening to all the mundane conversations you can pick on and listen to as you go through AC...hearing the thugs and inmates converse about the super villains is awesome.

It's little stuff like that which makes this game a great experience because all the core stuff is top notch.

QuikSsurfer
10-19-2011, 12:33 PM
Wow... this is pure sex

http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/3715/originalfh.jpg

Bowser
10-19-2011, 01:49 PM
Well look at me - on vacation next week with nothing planned.......

QuikSsurfer
10-19-2011, 04:16 PM
Just picked up AA from Walmart for PS3. It came with Arkham Asylum GOTY edition.. Very cool.
Not sure if the same deal is for 360 or not.

crispystl420
10-19-2011, 04:25 PM
For GOTY or which one should u buy?

Which one to buy? I'm a tight ass I will only buy one at full price.

crispystl420
10-19-2011, 04:26 PM
I guess it will be battlefield since the other games are single player and I won't have to worry about getting behind on the learning curve.

lcarus
10-19-2011, 04:30 PM
I guess it will be battlefield since the other games are single player and I won't have to worry about getting behind on the learning curve.

If you're patient enough I'd wait for the "Game of the Year" edition for Arkham City. That is, if you don't need it now like I did. There's so much future DLC and pre-order exclusive content, it would be really nice to get everything in one bundle. Might be a year or so. Not really sure how long it takes for the GOTY editions.

QuikSsurfer
10-19-2011, 04:37 PM
If u could only buy one of the three, I'm going to say save money until 11-11-11.
3 totally different games though...

crispystl420
10-19-2011, 04:42 PM
If u could only buy one of the three, I'm going to say save money until 11-11-11.
3 totally different games though...

I dunno I'm thinking COD burnt me for the last damn time with Black Ops. I'll probably give in and buy the damn thing though.

Kyle DeLexus
10-19-2011, 05:32 PM
I can't believe I've never played the first one, I'm gonna go get it after I beat Dark Souls and grind through it and then go pick up the new one.

Walmart has both of them packaged as one game right now for $60. Or K-Mart has a $30 gc for a future game with the purchase of Arkham City.

QuikSsurfer
10-19-2011, 05:39 PM
I dunno I'm thinking COD burnt me for the last damn time with Black Ops. I'll probably give in and buy the damn thing though.

Haha.. I was talking about Skyrim.

crispystl420
10-19-2011, 05:40 PM
Haha.. I was talking about Skyrim.

Oh yeah I'll definitely get that one, but I will wait a few months until it goes down in price. Or until my little brother beats it and i can just borrow it from him.

kysirsoze
10-19-2011, 06:11 PM
This game is fucking awesome. I'm at work right now hating that I'm not playing it.

DBOSHO
10-20-2011, 12:55 AM
I LOVE catwoman. Cant wait to get further into the game to see her again.

I need to finish arkham asylum so i know what theyre referring to when talking about how batman "left " joker. But i love this game.

lcarus
10-20-2011, 09:43 AM
I LOVE catwoman. Cant wait to get further into the game to see her again.

I need to finish arkham asylum so i know what theyre referring to when talking about how batman "left " joker. But i love this game.

I'm playing a 360 pirated version of the game at my brothers house. So I don't have the Catwoman stuff unlocked. Yes we're dirty pirates but to be fair, I will be purchasing this game when I get paid this week. But I've had the game since last Thursday. Usually I pirate stuff to see if I like it, and if I like it, I'll buy it to show support. Ok....that was a lie. But sometimes it's true.

QuikSsurfer
10-20-2011, 09:56 AM
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Gx5MB-FvpDA?rel=0&amp;hd=1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Saulbadguy
10-20-2011, 11:27 AM
I'm with you there -- I'm dying to pickup batman but can't do it til I'm finished with Dark Souls.
I'm stuck in Tomb of Giants and have considered, multiple times, putting it down and giving up... but that's sorta the thrill of this game: getting beat up, taking a break, and coming back and clearing the area while a feeling of accomplishment washes over you in an awesome wave.

yes, i'm in the same boat. I actually bought Batman, just haven't opened it yet.

QuikSsurfer
10-20-2011, 11:33 AM
yes, i'm in the same boat. I actually bought Batman, just haven't opened it yet.

I went and picked up the doublepack at walmart yesterday -- i popped it in and played for a couple hours last night.. I may take a little break from Dark Souls for a while.
I also picked up the doublepack of Uncharted last week.. My backlog is continuously growing.

lcarus
10-21-2011, 09:39 AM
Beat the main story last night. Still have to do all the Riddler stuff and give that douche nozzle Mr. Freeze his frozen whore wife.

QuikSsurfer
10-21-2011, 09:54 AM
Spoiler?

lcarus
10-21-2011, 09:59 AM
Spoiler?

Whoops. Ah well...not really a big spoiler anyway.

QuikSsurfer
10-21-2011, 10:01 AM
Might want to spoiler tag it just to be on the safe side, sir.
Also - i'm sorta stuck and maybe you could help me... After heading in to talk to freeze, it turns out the penguin has him -- well i'm at the large building where Freeze is supposedly held up at but I can't find a way in -- the front door is barred down and I can't unlock it via the terminal to the side.. any idea?

kysirsoze
10-21-2011, 10:24 PM
Catwoman is fun, but it's hard going from Batman to her since she isn't nearly as good at stealthily taking out guards.


The mission after the main game with her getting her stuff back from Two Face is freaking hard when you get to him. Maybe I just need to put in a little more time using her.

Setsuna
10-22-2011, 09:18 PM
I'm going to pick up AA GOTY tomorrow. Going to get in on this trend yo!

Fruit Ninja
10-22-2011, 09:53 PM
I LOVE catwoman. Cant wait to get further into the game to see her again.

I need to finish arkham asylum so i know what theyre referring to when talking about how batman "left " joker. But i love this game.

im so pissed i didnt get to finish the game when i was on the LAST fight. I turned off my ps3 then the freaking data got corrupted. NONE of my Batman saves worked. i was pisssssed.

Anyways, i am so tempted to get this game. lol sounds great.

Bump
10-23-2011, 11:38 AM
I'm going to pick up AA GOTY tomorrow. Going to get in on this trend yo!

ya, I did that 2 days ago. AA is pretty awesome so far, I'm already 25% done, I'm just playing on normal and plan on finishing it and then I'll run out to get Arkham City. I can't believe i missed this game, it's pretty awesome.

Mr. Laz
10-24-2011, 11:24 AM
http://www.greenmangaming.com/

pre-order PC version for $36.76 plus $1 tax(i think)


sale+discount code

frankotank
10-24-2011, 01:09 PM
picked up the combo pack this weekend. rolling thru asylum. very cool. sometimes a little diffucult - playing normal. got lost this weekend and had to go to google to find dr so-and-sos's freaking office. pissed me off. anyways....a few things I have yet to completely figure out....a few questions....

I have unlocked two combo moves that are available after getting X8 points (X5 now actually cause I unlocked that) ....they are A+X and B+Y. I also unlocked finishing move right trigger+Y (my wife loves it when I do that) so I'll be fighting and B+Y will pop up for a split second. do I have to use this during the time it's on the screen or what? I rarely accomplish one of these moves. once I've hit 5X I'd think I should be able to trigger a combo move whether the damn thing pops up on the screen or not. I do know I can finish a guy with trigger+Y without it popping up on the screen. I've died trying to pop a combo move that doesn't work. just trying to figure out how exactly they work.

PS- Poison Ivy smoking hot

frankotank
10-24-2011, 01:10 PM
oh crap....forgot to ask another question. about those combo moves. so if you wanna do a B+Y do you hit B first then Y OR.....are you supposed to smash both down at the same time?

QuikSsurfer
10-24-2011, 01:38 PM
oh crap....forgot to ask another question. about those combo moves. so if you wanna do a B+Y do you hit B first then Y OR.....are you supposed to smash both down at the same time?

Hit them at the same time

modocsot
10-24-2011, 02:36 PM
I bought the game for xbox the other day and started playing. I don't know if I'm totally blind, but where's the challenge mode? In Arkham Asylum, I played a lot of the challenge mode when I wanted a break from story mode, when I simply felt like going predator on some bad guys. My Arkham City doesnt have a Challenge Mode. :(

Bump
10-24-2011, 10:59 PM
I bought the game for xbox the other day and started playing. I don't know if I'm totally blind, but where's the challenge mode? In Arkham Asylum, I played a lot of the challenge mode when I wanted a break from story mode, when I simply felt like going predator on some bad guys. My Arkham City doesnt have a Challenge Mode. :(

I'm playing Asylum and I had to unlock the challenge modes first in story. But City doesn't have challenge modes? I love that shit, especially the beat em up ones.

DBOSHO
10-25-2011, 12:02 AM
I was dissapointed with how the story ended.

Still an amazing game.

Guru
10-25-2011, 02:49 AM
I'm playing Asylum and I had to unlock the challenge modes first in story. But City doesn't have challenge modes? I love that shit, especially the beat em up ones.
Challenge modes are in the Riddler area. I've already done one of them.

frankotank
10-25-2011, 09:03 AM
Hit them at the same time

life has been intervening...keeping me away from playing. looking forward to applying newfound knowledge. I absolutely cracked up while viewing a combat tips video at how stupid I've been! I have not been using explosive gel or the batclaw to take down weapon wielding bad guys. DUH! I'm such a n00b. oh well, just a little ways into Asylum and still learning.
maybe noone will care...but per the site below and the context of the "what it does" text I'm sure that mashing two buttons works, but it could matter if you hit them in sequence. I doubt I'll be worrying about it much though. I think it's time to go do some challenge mode and practice up on combo moves. awesome game. by the time I get around to playing the second one I'm gonna be a stud. screw you black ops!


http://www.nextlevelgamer.com/batman-arkham-asylum/upgrade-list


Critical Combo Strikes

What it does:

Doubles the power of normal combo strikes when strikes are timed perfectly. Increases combo score by x2 for each strike, allowing for quicker activation of Special Combo Moves.

What we think:

Extremely useful if you’re not a button masher and actually coordinate your button presses. Extremely necessary to gain more points during the combo challenge modes. Relatively useless if you button mash, and effectiveness in the single player game is somewhat limited compared to other more desirable skills.

frankotank
10-25-2011, 09:56 AM
here's the video I was talking about.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/OffjUq5cYIQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

here's tips on how to get a 40 move combo

1. Purchase critical combo strikes.

2. Find a group of 6-7 men preferably unarmed (without knives and batons).

3. When you first see the group, just run in and go nuts punching and kicking for an easy 7+ move combo. It should turn yellow meaning that the critical combo strikes will occur from here on out. This skill seems to elongate the amount of time between attacks, so that the move counter doesn't disappear as quickly. If you get hit, just press start button and restart from last checkpoint. You don't want to end up with a 39 counter, because they died from being damaged to much.

4 .You must utilize the jump move (A button) after every attack. In other words, after you get that 7+ move comb in #3, using left stick, point toward 1 enemy (preferably someone who is more secluded from the rest) and press A button. You'll jump over the enemy, basically making you invincible (similar to countering).

5. After jumping over the one lone enemy in #4, press the left stick in the opposite direction towards the enemy you jumped over, and press X to attack.

6. From here you just want to repeat step #4 and #5 until you get to 40 moves. After facing around 6 enemies, I got to 43 before they all died. So, there is barely any room for mistake unless there are even larger groups of enemies that I haven't encounter yet.

What you want to watch for is double jumping. Make sure you do not do 2 jumps in a row. What this will do is cancel out the current combo counter. This was my biggest problem trying to get it. After realizing this, I literally got the achievement on my next try. If you happen to jump to far away from the enemies, do not jump again, just press X, and attack. Batman has almost shotgun range when it comes to melee. You'll hit someone.

lcarus
10-25-2011, 10:14 AM
oh crap....forgot to ask another question. about those combo moves. so if you wanna do a B+Y do you hit B first then Y OR.....are you supposed to smash both down at the same time?

After 8x combo you can do the special moves, unless you got the upgrade to where you can do it after 5x. Then you should be able to do it any time after you get to 5. A tip for fighting is when you're beating up badguys, don't just mash X or square relentlessly, you can wait a second between each hit and get critical strikes.

frankotank
10-25-2011, 10:54 AM
After 8x combo you can do the special moves, unless you got the upgrade to where you can do it after 5x. Then you should be able to do it any time after you get to 5. A tip for fighting is when you're beating up badguys, don't just mash X or square relentlessly, you can wait a second between each hit and get critical strikes.

hmm very interesting. what is square though? X = square?

lcarus
10-25-2011, 11:29 AM
hmm very interesting. what is square though? X = square?

Well if you're playing on 360 it's X. PS3, square. Didn't know what system you were playing on. Should have just said "the attack button". Once you unlock the critical strikes, just wait half a second between attacks. You'll see what I mean once you mess around with it some.

frankotank
10-27-2011, 10:29 AM
yeah I see exactly what you mean. it's official....I'm a badass! strung together a couple 20's in a few situations! wow. probably more luck than skill, but yeah, waiting rather than mashing X quickly is the bomb. one thing I'm still not fully understanding.....so I get X8 (or X5 with the upgrade) and now I should be able to X+A or B+Y....but sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. wondering what I'm doing wrong. I'm assuming that as you're in flow you should be able to replace an X with an X+A or B+Y and flow to the next dude and perform the special move. doesn't seem to work like that. rather it seems that the only time I get the special move to work is if I've X'ed a dude and am still standing over him and THEN hit special move buttons. but sometimes the dude I just X'ed is out for good and I just wasted the special move attempt. WTF! is any of this making sense to anyone.

PS - beat Poison Ivy last night after about 20 attempts. she is so hot!

Guru
10-27-2011, 10:23 PM
Just got done with the Tower. Man, I sure hope I'm not THAT close to the end.

frankotank
10-28-2011, 02:09 PM
dude! damn! last night I start out at 70% complete (Asylum) thinking I had a lot still to do. I had the damndest time beating Jokers two titan freaks, I could not could not could not get on their damn backs. was really pissing me off! what's the damn secret to that??? sometimes I could, but when I did, I wasn't sure how exactly I did it!!! I finally persevered after which I was pitted against a giant freak version of Joker. I beat him the very first try.....and the damn credits rolled. damn it! I'm done! disappointing ending, but very cool game.
so yesterday I stumbled onto an entire CASE of Blvd Two Jokers! (summer seasonal so a major find) now I gotta start on Arkham City and start knocking down that case. AWESOME WEEKEND YO!

lcarus
10-29-2011, 10:05 AM
yeah I see exactly what you mean. it's official....I'm a badass! strung together a couple 20's in a few situations! wow. probably more luck than skill, but yeah, waiting rather than mashing X quickly is the bomb. one thing I'm still not fully understanding.....so I get X8 (or X5 with the upgrade) and now I should be able to X+A or B+Y....but sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. wondering what I'm doing wrong. I'm assuming that as you're in flow you should be able to replace an X with an X+A or B+Y and flow to the next dude and perform the special move. doesn't seem to work like that. rather it seems that the only time I get the special move to work is if I've X'ed a dude and am still standing over him and THEN hit special move buttons. but sometimes the dude I just X'ed is out for good and I just wasted the special move attempt. WTF! is any of this making sense to anyone.

PS - beat Poison Ivy last night after about 20 attempts. she is so hot!

Once you get the combo high enough, you should be able to immediately point the stick in the direction of a baddy and press B+Y at the same time and take one out. And yes, Poison Ivy is hot. It's weird to be an adult and have the hots for a fictional cartoon character, but I guess it's just something that's stuck with me since childhood.

Also, as bad as Batman & Robin was as a movie, Uma Thurman as Poison Ivy was SMOKING hot. The only real plus to that flick, even though her acting was way too over the top. Smoking...
http://i.fanpix.net/images/orig/z/f/zfv4kkopln7j7no.jpg

Guru
10-29-2011, 02:45 PM
Fun game but the ending ****ing sucked.

frankotank
10-31-2011, 01:50 PM
OK, started City. I gotta admit, some of these Joker challenges seem impossible! I'm only 3% in. Is there gonna be some helpful knowledge forthcoming as to how you are supposed to beat these things or do you really have to figure it out yourself? I was super tempted to cheat and use google....but I have held off......so far....
for instance theres one where there are 6 pressure pads all next to each other in a cage. I'm sure you have to hit them in the right sequence....but I can't JUMP to the ones in the middle, so what to do? anothern one has four cages, one with the trophy and three with pressure pads. you can't push all 3 pads at once so again...what to do? I'm thinking there must be info coming during the progression thru the game??

Wa-Z
11-28-2011, 03:29 PM
$30 on amazon

Sure-Oz
11-28-2011, 07:09 PM
Just got it off amazon, dont think that price will last

ThaVirus
11-28-2011, 09:55 PM
Just got it off amazon, dont think that price will last

Where!!?? I checked when you posted earlier and only found a low of $40.00.

Mr. Laz
11-28-2011, 10:02 PM
39.99 for PC on amazon now

52.99 for xbox

Sure-Oz
11-28-2011, 10:39 PM
Where!!?? I checked when you posted earlier and only found a low of $40.00.

Wow, i just purchased it minutes before i posted it. Now its $53, damn i got lucky.

it was on amazon

Bump
11-29-2011, 06:47 AM
OK, started City. I gotta admit, some of these Joker challenges seem impossible! I'm only 3% in. Is there gonna be some helpful knowledge forthcoming as to how you are supposed to beat these things or do you really have to figure it out yourself? I was super tempted to cheat and use google....but I have held off......so far....
for instance theres one where there are 6 pressure pads all next to each other in a cage. I'm sure you have to hit them in the right sequence....but I can't JUMP to the ones in the middle, so what to do? anothern one has four cages, one with the trophy and three with pressure pads. you can't push all 3 pads at once so again...what to do? I'm thinking there must be info coming during the progression thru the game??

wait until you get all of your gadgets before you start trying to get those trophies.

ThaVirus
11-29-2011, 10:17 PM
Wow, i just purchased it minutes before i posted it. Now its $53, damn i got lucky.

it was on amazon

Fuck. You're a slut.

ThaVirus
01-18-2012, 10:35 PM
Just boosted this off a friend a few days ago. Played about 4 hours so far and am only 7% done. Great game so far, still a bit repetitive though.

SLAG
01-19-2012, 12:20 AM
Just boosted this off a friend a few days ago. Played about 4 hours so far and am only 7% done. Great game so far, still a bit repetitive though.
Did you play The first one -

it was kinda like that...

I am waiting til I find it on sale.. hell maybe i'll see if I can snag a used copy cheap

Kyle DeLexus
01-19-2012, 12:57 AM
Did you play The first one -

it was kinda like that...

I am waiting til I find it on sale.. hell maybe i'll see if I can snag a used copy cheap

I had someone pick it up for me for $28 on black Friday and after I beat it, I sold it for $45 on Amazon.

SLAG
01-19-2012, 01:13 AM
I had someone pick it up for me for $28 on black Friday and after I beat it, I sold it for $45 on Amazon.

jeebus - I wish i could find it for $28 - I'd order it online right mew

ThaVirus
01-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Did you play The first one -

it was kinda like that...

I am waiting til I find it on sale.. hell maybe i'll see if I can snag a used copy cheap

Yeah, this one seems like exactly the same thing, just on a bigger scale. Which is cool, Asylum was a great game too. The fighting system is fucking fantastic (possibly the best I've ever played along with God of War) and the story is great- Batman is tits! Only thing is it gets a bit repetitive trying to get through shit. You know with decoding the locks and spraying the explosive gel and all that. Just a bit monotonous.

Bump
01-20-2012, 09:42 AM
I see what you are saying about repetitiveness. But this is easily one of my favorite games I have ever played. I've actually tried to get all of the achievements and it's a damn challenge, I'm not even close too. I hope that this dev company continues to produce such high quality games in the comic book genre. I would JIMP if they would do a ninja turtle game or something like that. But I'm sure they are currently working on the 3rd installment of Batman and I can't wait!

I do have to say, it's kinda lame charging to use robin or nightwing since it's just the challenge maps, but whatevs.

ThaVirus
01-20-2012, 01:27 PM
I see what you are saying about repetitiveness. But this is easily one of my favorite games I have ever played. I've actually tried to get all of the achievements and it's a damn challenge, I'm not even close too. I hope that this dev company continues to produce such high quality games in the comic book genre. I would JIMP if they would do a ninja turtle game or something like that. But I'm sure they are currently working on the 3rd installment of Batman and I can't wait!

I do have to say, it's kinda lame charging to use robin or nightwing since it's just the challenge maps, but whatevs.

It's one of mine too. I rarely even dislike games, and this one's no different; I just needed to find at least one thing to bitch about.

I love how they've gotten rid of the campy Batman. He's real shit now in the games and movies. No more spandex underwear and stupid shit going on. Now he's got the advanced tech and more importantly I love how they highlight the fact that he's the world's greatest detective.

We could be onto something here with the direction these superheroes are taking. I'd love for them to make another Spiderman game that's on par with the Batmans.

Mr. Laz
01-20-2012, 01:34 PM
Just finished it last night

overall the game was good but final fight wasn't good/hard enough imo

i wish they would give you some RPG type choices along the way.


never did figured out how to fight with Catwoman worth a dam

jiveturkey
02-07-2012, 09:44 AM
I'm only about 10% of the way through and I'm loving it. I also liked the first one quite a bit.

Is it best to stay on top of the side missions early?

lcarus
02-07-2012, 11:02 AM
I'm only about 10% of the way through and I'm loving it. I also liked the first one quite a bit.

Is it best to stay on top of the side missions early?

Yeah, I tried to always do the available side missions before moving on to the main story stuff. I heard there are some side missions that aren't available after you complete the main story, but I'm not sure if that's even true or what side missions they were referring to. Just to be safe, go ahead and get them done. The main story is rather short in my opinion. You can save all the Riddler stuff for after you beat everything else though.

jiveturkey
09-18-2012, 02:58 PM
The Joker is voiced by Luke Skywalker...

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kaplin42
09-18-2012, 03:16 PM
The Joker is voiced by Luke Skywalker...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/OUBfbW2-vfQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

He's been the voice of the Joker forever. Remember the cartoon that ran in the 90's. That was him.

jiveturkey
09-18-2012, 03:35 PM
He's been the voice of the Joker forever. Remember the cartoon that ran in the 90's. That was him.Blew my mind.