Who literally owned in this game? Batman or Joker

#1 Posted by JasonDaPsycho (429 posts) -

Joker stole the show

#2 Posted by TatsurouXIII (649 posts) -

Batman was a bit stiff. Maybe he gets nervous around Harley.

#3 Posted by Akeldama (4238 posts) -

i hated batman's voice acting. So dry and boring.

#4 Posted by TwoOneFive (9459 posts) -

i literally haven't bought it yet

#5 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

I loved how batman was NOTHING like christian bale.... 
 
 
and i think yes The Joker absolutely stole the show. thats his thing

#6 Posted by frenchdork (90 posts) -

Joker always steals the show.  No matter how evil he is, we just like him better than Batman in movies, games or comics.

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#7 Posted by Baillie (4040 posts) -

Isn't it basically Joker's job to steal the show?

#8 Posted by Renahzor (991 posts) -

Batman, because hes the one who literally owned some awesome asylum beachfront property....  like literally. 

#9 Posted by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -

Batman, he solved all the riddlier's puzzles, defeated the joker. I meant all of their voices are from the batman animated series anyways.

#10 Posted by guiseppe (2838 posts) -

The Joker, definately. I also think this was a hundred times better than  the movies, and I'm very happy it is nothing like them.

#11 Posted by KuwabaraTheMan (155 posts) -

Both of them did. Joker is only as awesome as Batman lets him be, because most of his awesomeness comes from his contrasting Batman. Batman had a ton of great moments, too. I think the writing allowed both of them to steal the show.

#12 Posted by Heartagram (1181 posts) -

Mark Hammill (SP?) did a fantastic job. Even when some of the vocals looped i still loved to listen to it. This is one of the few games i have played recently i actually enjoyed the story of and its one of the only stories in a game that i felt could actually be a comic.

#13 Posted by TatsurouXIII (649 posts) -
@Akeldama said:
" i hated batman's voice acting. So dry and boring. "
yeah, totally emotionless. most of the time it sounded just plain awkward. I think the only time he actually changed his tone of voice was right before he punched joker.
#14 Posted by natetodamax (19177 posts) -

I thought Joker's voice acting was much better. Batman's seemed stiff and wooden, and there was no emotion. Whenever Oracle was like "They are going to destroy the place! Hurry!", Batman would respond with "No, they're not" and that would be the end of the convo.

#15 Posted by dbz1995 (4790 posts) -

Ice-T should have voice Batman. Or 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Deejay Wookid (SP?), and...Lloyd Banks
 
*I'm Lloyd fuckin' Banks!*

#16 Posted by Giantsquirrel (601 posts) -

I think Arkham Asylum was similar to the Dark Knight in the fact that the story wasn't really about Batman, but about the Joker.

#17 Posted by bwooduhs (1616 posts) -

The Joker was amazing so he wins.

#18 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

Mark Hammill.

#19 Posted by Spitfire3775 (41 posts) -

Mark Hammill did an amazing job. 

#20 Posted by Alphiehyr (1083 posts) -
@OracleXIII said:
" Batman was a bit stiff. Maybe he gets nervous around Harley. "
I love that corset she has on. It makes me drool.
#21 Posted by regularassmilk (1380 posts) -
@OracleXIII said:
" Batman was a bit stiff. Maybe he gets nervous around Harley. "
#22 Posted by GeneralTurkle (335 posts) -
@guiseppe said:
" The Joker, definately. I also think this was a hundred times better than  the movies, and I'm very happy it is nothing like them. "
and why does it feel like reallyyyyyy old topics are being brought up?
#23 Posted by ryanwho (12082 posts) -

Literally owned what? You know what literally means, right?

#24 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -

Can't choose. Both Conroy and Hamill reprized their roles wonderfully/

#25 Edited by mordukai (7140 posts) -
@OracleXIII said:

" Batman was a bit stiff. Maybe he gets nervous around Harley. "

He's supposed to be stiff. He's Batman.  
 
But it the Joker steals the show. He always does. Thats what he's meant to do. 
#26 Posted by guiseppe (2838 posts) -
@GeneralTurkle said:
" @guiseppe said:
" The Joker, definately. I also think this was a hundred times better than  the movies, and I'm very happy it is nothing like them. "
and why does it feel like reallyyyyyy old topics are being brought up? "
Because you're posting on a topic that's somewhat old? If you were to look at the other topics on the Batman: AA forums at the time, you'd see that there were a bunch of discussions about the movies as well. I was merely stating my opinion on the matter.
#27 Posted by TatsurouXIII (649 posts) -
@Mordukai: true... I cant imagine what his stuff must feel like in that costume. Talk about lack of ventilation.. :)
#28 Posted by Mercator (365 posts) -
@ryanwho said:
" Literally owned what? You know what literally means, right? "
Good to see I'm not the only one who was totally confused by the title of this thread.
 
Maybe I am just getting old?
#29 Posted by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -
@OracleXIII said:
" @Akeldama said:
" i hated batman's voice acting. So dry and boring. "
yeah, totally emotionless. most of the time it sounded just plain awkward. I think the only time he actually changed his tone of voice was right before he punched joker. "
He's Batman, he's not supposed to show emotion. If you saw how Kevin Conroy plays Bruce Wayne, you'd understand why he plays Batman in such a dry tone.
 
The Joker stole the show, he always does.
#30 Posted by Dan64 (82 posts) -

Any role you put Mark Hammill behind is sure to be a big hit.

#31 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1862 posts) -
@OracleXIII said:
"Batman was a bit stiff. Maybe he gets nervous around Harley. "
Heh, that must be it...
#32 Posted by popmasterruler (574 posts) -
@Akeldama: @Akeldama said:
" i hated batman's voice acting. So dry and boring. "
 
 
You do realize that the voice actor was Kevin Conroy-the same voice actor that played Batman in the 90's animated series(one of if not the best animated series of the 90's) for over 10 years including the animated Batman movies,the Justice League series and Batman Beyond(as old Bruce Wayne).The same for Mark Hamill
#33 Posted by Akeldama (4238 posts) -
@popmasterruler said:
" @Akeldama: @Akeldama said:
" i hated batman's voice acting. So dry and boring. "
  You do realize that the voice actor was Kevin Conroy-the same voice actor that played Batman in the 90's animated series(one of if not the best animated series of the 90's) for over 10 years including the animated Batman movies,the Justice League series and Batman Beyond(as old Bruce Wayne).The same for Mark Hamill "
I dont care who it was. Knowing who did the voice acting (no matter what his resume says) will change my opinion on the voice work done in the game. Mark Hamill did a fantastic job though.
#34 Posted by popmasterruler (574 posts) -
@Akeldama: 
 
Eh,I loved it but I respect your opinion.But I do believe that he's had  a great deal of experience playing Batman and that he did a great job.
#35 Edited by GunnBjorn (2911 posts) -

Even Kevin Conroy admitted Mark Hamill totally dominated the microphone. 
Kevin did an amazing job as well. 
But yeah, he's voice acting Batman/Bruce Wayne who is an emotionally stable good-guy thus rendering him a bit boring.
#36 Posted by popmasterruler (574 posts) -
@GunnBjorn said:
" Even Kevin Conroy admitted Mark Hamill totally dominated the microphone. Kevin did an amazing job as well. But yeah, his voice acting Batman/Bruce Wayne who is an emotionally stable good-guy thus rendering him a bit boring. "
 
Especially when you compare him to the joker.In the original Batman movie(with jack nicholson) and the Dark Knight people considered The Joker a more interesting character.
#37 Posted by Atomic_Tangerine (359 posts) -

You guys are saying Batman never gets too involved like that's a bad thing!  That was the best part!  I loved when the Joker would just go on and on about his plans, and then Batman would either not respond or just be like, "No."   Batman doesn't sound nervous or excited because he isn't.  He just gets right to business and is totally confident.
#38 Posted by Monkeygb21 (192 posts) -

 

Neither, they are fictional characters that do not exist in the real world so they cannot literally own anything.   Nor can they own Batman: Arkham Asylum since it does not exist in their world.  

Ok, I’m just being a big jerk here.  

I vote Batman since the character is so well realized.  

#39 Posted by Zereta (1365 posts) -
@OracleXIII said:
" Batman was a bit stiff. Maybe he gets nervous around Harley. "
When it gets stiff down there, it affects a man, you know? 
 
Joker was amazing. Luke Skywalker for the freakin win, boy!
#40 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

Neither. Batman's a fag and Joker's an annoyance. The Riddler was the real star.

#41 Posted by jmrwacko (2443 posts) -

Harley Quinn had the reins for the first two hours, then Scarecrow stole them for a while, then Killer Croc got all serious on your ass, and finally Twisted Metal Joker butted in just to get punched in the face by explosives.
 
Truth.

#42 Posted by TheFreeMan (2712 posts) -
@AgentJ said:
" Can't choose. Both Conroy and Hamill reprized their roles wonderfully/ "
This.

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