morrelloman's Batman: Arkham City (PlayStation 3) review

Best in Show (so far)

The bad thing about being the first mover in the game of the year conversation is that this masterpiece maybe forgotten in the fodder that is the renaissance of releases for Q4 2011. A game I spent a mere weekend with, needs to be praised for turning an essentially formulaic iterative sequel into an instant classic. You feel like Batman. Moving aroud the city is easy. The combat is simple but satisfying. The villains are varied without overkill. The story is classic but compellingly fresh. Not enough good can be said about this game. If DLC is substantive I will go back.

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