Harley Quinn's Revenge DLC

#1 Posted by Bestostero (2758 posts) -

...was really disappointing... lol

it definitely was not worth 9.99, should've been 4.99... and i thought it was more Robin-centered, but Batman was probably more prominent in this than Robin was...

#2 Posted by Totori (559 posts) -

does it actually have any story significance at all?

#3 Posted by Bestostero (2758 posts) -

i havent finished it yet, it was pretty boring so i quit to watch american ninja...so i would say no. basically you switch between playing Batman and Robin and Robin is looking for Batman or something...and Harley Quinn's there lol

#4 Posted by Gerhabio (1977 posts) -

New areas? Is there new predator challenges included? New achievements? about how long is it?

#5 Posted by Bestostero (2758 posts) -

New area...yes kinda...but its underwhelming, its nothing we haven't already seen...its like a new part of an existing area? there are new trophies... and I havent finished yet...but ive talked to someone who just beat it, so i doubt its long...

#6 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -

Finished it already, it was cool but certainly not what I expected, didn't felt that epic vibe like with the main story. I'd still recommend it tho.

#7 Posted by Boogieknight (8 posts) -

@Bestostero: I don't think its fair to judge the DLC and talk about it in the past tenses like that when you haven't even finished it.

#8 Posted by AngeTheDude (675 posts) -

@Boogieknight said:

@Bestostero: I don't think its fair to judge the DLC and talk about it in the past tenses like that when you haven't even finished it.

#9 Posted by TeflonBilly (4713 posts) -

@AngeTheDude said:

@Boogieknight said:

@Bestostero: I don't think its fair to judge the DLC and talk about it in the past tenses like that when you haven't even finished it.

Also, you use too many ellipses. You're not the protagonist of a JRPG.

As for the DLC, it wasn't anything too special, but AC was such a boss game that I played through the DLC twice already.

#10 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

I'm glad I didn't listen to you, this post almost made me not buy it, but I did and I had a cool time. I hadn't played the game since It came out, I beat it back then and I really loved it, one of the best games last year. Sure the DLC wasn't the most exciting or story driven, but it was cheap and short and hey was DLC for one of the best combat games around. I was happy to just go around fighting dudes, it also was cool to play as Robin, never played as him before and was a good change.

#11 Posted by Bestostero (2758 posts) -

@Boogieknight said:

@Bestostero: I don't think its fair to judge the DLC and talk about it in the past tenses like that when you haven't even finished it.

well i finished it, and i can still say that its not worth getting, its nothing new, its very brief, its uninteresting and its my opinion lol

#12 Posted by GolazoDan (114 posts) -

I'm enjoying it so far just because I never did the Robin stuff (my brother bought the character for the maps, I never played them until now) and he's a cool character. Because he has a SHIELD and that's awesome. Not that far into it but I'm enjoying the different character, refreshing my memory with how enjoyable the actual combat in this game is and hell, just the general story.

#13 Posted by Vodun (2370 posts) -

The lol:s sure lend an air of credence to the opinions expressed here.

#14 Posted by AngeTheDude (675 posts) -

Ending your post with "lol" immediately invalidates your post.

#15 Posted by crithon (3276 posts) -

not the worst thing I ever played.... but it's cramming in too many single player activities into such a small 1 and half hour story. It ties up no loose ends instead it beats you over the head the small little item that can be located in joker and Harley's office. I admit I enjoy Tara Strong's harley, but she doesn't have much to work with, I'm guessing no Paul Dini involved in writing. There's a slightly new environment but it's all recycled art from the game. It's enjoyable to play as Robin, I think it's more worth wild to buy the Robin DLC instead.

#16 Edited by Harmonican (63 posts) -

I would not recommend this to anyone. It made me feel completely done with Rocksteady's Batman. If I had spent any money on it I would have been pissed.

#17 Posted by NakAttack (1289 posts) -

@Harmonican said:

I would'n't recommend this to anyone. It made me feel completely done with Rocksteady's Batman. If I had spent any money on it I would have been pissed.

Then how did you play it?

#18 Posted by Harmonican (63 posts) -

@NakAttack said:

@Harmonican said:

I would'n't recommend this to anyone. It made me feel completely done with Rocksteady's Batman. If I had spent any money on it I would have been pissed.

Then how did you play it?

Free code from the publisher.

#19 Posted by jillsandwich (762 posts) -

I don't take my purchasing advice from people put eighty-god-damn ellipsis's in their writings.

I'm going to play this. Every single person that's advised me otherwise in person were incredibly stupid, so I'd rather just try it out myself.

#20 Posted by LiquidPrince (15952 posts) -
#21 Posted by theredcoat24 (218 posts) -

I got it and finished it in like 3 hours... maybe I was expecting more but I thought it was just rather mediocre in the sake of story and gameplay

#22 Edited by IIGrayFoxII (304 posts) -

Granted this thread was started by a neaderthal (he is Johnny Cage), I think the DLC deserves some discussion. I agree with most sentiment, it crams all of the componenets of the single player into about 1 and a half hours switching from Robin to Batman to tell a pretty mediocre at best story.

The more interesting part of the story is touching on Batmans psychology after the death of the Joker. He seems to be a much darker Batman for it and it is very noticable by Robin, Oracle and Commisioner Gordon. This definitely looks to forshadow how Batman will act in the next game in the series, even more distant (if thats possible) than usual.

I would recommend it for people who loved the game enough to still own it today and have played it several times or are looking for more Batman. If you're more casual and just finished the game once, I would say pass.

#23 Edited by Rincewind (253 posts) -

I finished it in an hour and felt very unsatisfied, I wasn't even rushing. The story never moved forward at all but the worst of it is Robin never gets any acceptance from Batman :'(

#24 Posted by laserbolts (5322 posts) -

@AngeTheDude said:

Ending your post with "lol" immediately invalidates your post.

I wouldn't go that far but it doesn't help.

#25 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4973 posts) -
@Rincewind said:

I finished it in an hour and felt very unsatisfied, I wasn't even rushing. The story never moved forward at all but the worst of it is Robin never gets any acceptance from Batman :'(

WHEN WILL THE HATE END?!?
#26 Edited by ShaggE (6459 posts) -

Kinda weird how defensive people are getting about this. Could it maybe be possible that the DLC just isn't very good? I'm not saying it is or isn't; I haven't played it yet, but nitpicking his typing as a reason for his opinion to be invalid is a wee bit silly.

#27 Edited by Akyho (1655 posts) -

I am just going to watch a walk through. Not a noisy lets play. A silent Walk through.

Played by a competent person. I should know. sat in his bedroom and I watched him take on most of the challenge rooms almost untouched or close. While I get a score just into the thousands let alone hundreds. He is a bit rusty in the videos, come near the end he is back on form...just the very last fight tho.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auFiFhgmFmk&feature=relmfu

#28 Posted by MildMolasses (3221 posts) -

I'm enjoying it. It certainly isn't only the level of the main game, but still good for what it is.

The only thing I don't like about it is that it serves as a painful reminder of how terrible I am at the combat in those games. I would love to be tossing off the gadgets and whizzing around like a master ninja, but I'm barely able to hit the necessary prompts to avoid getting stabbed to death

#29 Posted by BBQBram (2236 posts) -

I finished it yesterday, took me about two hours. Got all the achievements apart from the one where you've got to defuse the bombs in three minutes. To be fair it did seem pretty run-of-the-mill, no big suprises or anything. I liked the little story for what it was, kinda foreshadowing Batman's state of mind for the next game. The achievements were fun and the pacing had some real momentum but yeah, it was basically the design of the main game crammed into a few hours; stealth, fight, find. Did very much like playing as Robin as I've used him in Riddler's Revenge before and it was fun using his gadgets for traversal and in puzzles.

I'd say it's worth the ten bucks if you really loved Arkham City.

#30 Posted by KelpPlankton (52 posts) -

I was dissapointed with this DLC enough to be a huge nerd and review it here. If you haven't bought it yet and are considering it, please give it a read! I honestly don't think most people will get what they want out of it. Anyone who just wanted more gameplay is going to be satisfied with the challenge maps they've put out, and this just doesn't deliver enough story to be worth the cost.

I do hope Robin is playable in the next game though. With an expanded gadget library.

#31 Posted by 2HeadedNinja (1623 posts) -

hmm ... this is out? Is it out on PC too?

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#32 Posted by Roger778 (957 posts) -

I got the game of the year Edition which came with Harley Quinn's Revenge, and I played it after beating the main game.

The only real highlight of the game for me was playing as Robin, which was a nice change of pace, although Batman is still awesome. But it was incredibly short, and still ended with a cliffhanger ending. It's the first real DLC I ever tried out, and it wasn't very impressive.

2 1/2 out of 5 for me, which is below average but not terrible either.

#33 Edited by cannonballBAM (602 posts) -

Obviously we played two different games, Smooth Criminal edition.

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