Buy this game, even if your background knowledge of the Batman fiction isn’t so serious. You could say that the game wouldn’t rank as high as it does without the Batman license; I suggest that the game is better because it plays to the strengths of the psychologically distorted themes and characters of . How many comic book-based games can claim that? Hell, how many comic book-“inspired” games can claim that? This is how to not butcher a major franchise, folks. I want a Batman shirt.
The gameplay ALLOWS you to behave how you choose, but it rewards and encourages stealth play. If the idea of waiting behind a bathroom door with your pistol raised, preparing for the moment that a drug-lord needs to relieve himself (thereby opening the door and putting his face in front of your gun) sounds thrilling to you, then this is a game that you'll spend hours and hours with. And you're a weirdo. Just like me.