smacraigen's Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360) review

Play it like Arkham Asylum

Seemed like the main selling point of Arkham City leading up to release was its "open world." That open world is really just a larger version of the hub world from the first game. Once I learned to ignore the distractions of that hub world, I discovered one of the best sequels of this generation.

I must admit, the melee combat system just doesn't do it for me. I don't have a problem beating dudes up, but I can't string together lengthy combos and pull off the fancy moves.


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