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    Batman: Arkham City

    Game » consists of 23 releases. Released Oct 18, 2011

    When Gotham City's slums have been transformed into a secluded super-prison, it's up to Batman to uncover its conspiracy in the sequel to 2009's Batman: Arkham Asylum.

    GOTY cover really sucks

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    #1  Edited By SneakyPenguins
    Game of the Year Art 360
    Game of the Year Art 360

    So I realise I'm probably late to the party but, This cover is really ugly. To the point I don't want it on my game shelf. The red is really overbearing and takes away from the awesome artwork. I was going to buy this but honestly I am rethinking it because of this horrible box art.

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    #2  Edited By SpartanAmbrose
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    #3  Edited By ahgunsillyo

    Yes. Yes, it does.

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    #4  Edited By Tylea002

    The best bit of the parody box: "Nose"

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    #5  Edited By Video_Game_King

    @SpartanAmbrose said:

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    I'm still not convinced.

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    #6  Edited By Winternet

    @SpartanAmbrose: I'm not joking. I actually thought that was the cover and was about to say "what are you talking about, that's the best cover EVAR" but then the emphatic disappointment hit me.

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    #7  Edited By ThatFrood

    Man, I loved 10 OUT OF 10. It was my favorite video game from last year. I gave it one batman.

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    #8  Edited By FritzDude

    @SpartanAmbrose: That looks almost artistic. Maybe something you'll see from The Riddler.

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    #10  Edited By OllyOxenFree

    Yep, it's pretty disgusting.

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    #11  Edited By Sackmanjones

    Wonder if it's good.

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    #12  Edited By benjaebe

    @SpartanAmbrose: Honestly, looking at it quickly, I couldn't tell the difference from the official one.

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    #13  Edited By mikemcn

    Got it on steam, HA!

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    #14  Edited By AwkwardLoser

    Surely they will change this, they can't possibly go through with it. It really is almost a deal breaker.

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    #15  Edited By Dagbiker

    At least it isn't Orange and Blue.

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    #16  Edited By FengShuiGod

    I remember liking video games once.

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    #17  Edited By rmanthorp  Moderator

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    #18  Edited By RedRoach

    A great looking box art (which is what is under all that shit) sells a game better than all those quotes that everyone knows is bullshit. At retail I've had people ask about a game because they saw the cover and got interested, no one ever asked about a game because of the quote.

    If I was the artist I would be so pissed.

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    #19  Edited By SethPhotopoulos

    I thinks it's crazy to not buy a great game because of it's box art. Megaman would have died a long time ago.

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    #20  Edited By Brendan

    I know this sounds crazy to all of you, but I can't decide if I dislike or not. It's got that "The Social Network" style with a coherent colour scheme that I like. Then I look at it again and I hate the advertisements for game content on the front cover and all the compulsory logos on the bottom.

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    #21  Edited By AngelN7

    I think is the pay off for having all that DLC I just played the demo they release on PSN , the wait was worth it soo want to play Arkham City.

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    #22  Edited By Catarrhal

    That's the price you pay, man. The Uncharted 2 GOTY cover was almost as bad, but it cost a fraction of the price and came with almost $50 worth of DLC.

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    #23  Edited By NickLott

    No cover is worse than this:

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    #24  Edited By Sooty

    Let's get upset about game covers while physical copies become more and more less relevant!

    Sounds legit.

    Edit: Also not sure how it affects your game shelf, unless you're some sort of creeper that has his game boxes aligned horizontally so the front is shown.

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    #25  Edited By whacknasty

    Yeah...I got this home last night and thought it was just an overlay that I could pull out and trash. : /

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    #26  Edited By musubi

    So if anyone is going to buy this version you should nab it at WalMart. WalMart copies have a pack in code for Gotham city imposters.

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    #28  Edited By Roger778

    It makes Batman look so badass, and that's why I love the box art. I probably could have done with all the quotes that praise the game, though.

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    #29  Edited By mosespippy

    It needs a Zodiac_MF quote. Actually, I'd love to see box art for any game with a Zodiac_MF quote on it.

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    #30  Edited By musubi

    @NickLott said:

    No cover is worse than this:

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    That is like some inception shit right there.

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    #31  Edited By ThePaleKing

    @NickLott: I actually printed out the original cover and inserted it over that. I cannot stand "Best Of" and "Durfhurdur Collection" box art in general but that was one of the most pointless.

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    #32  Edited By Dagbiker

    At least it isnt Blue and Orange, nor is it a guy with a gun.

    Oh wait, I already posted this months ago.

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    #33  Edited By MetalGearSunny
    @SpartanAmbrose said:
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    XD That's perfect.

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