Batman: Arkham (series)

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Batman: Arkham
Arkham logo.jpg
Basic Information
Type(s)
Series
Rocksteady Studios, WB Montreal
Action, Adventure, Stealth, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Ratings
This title has been rated T by the ESRBThis title has been rated M by the ESRB
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The Batman: Arkham series is a series of action-adventure video games created by Rocksteady Studios. The whole series has been published by Warner Bros. The entire series allows the player to play as the superhero Batman, and take control of his gadgets and moves in order to fight famous criminals from the comics such as Joker, Riddler and Black Mask.

Setting[edit | edit source]

The Batman: Arkham series takes place in a world heavily inspired by the Batman comics. As such, each game takes place in Gotham City or the surrounding area. The main protagonist and primary playable character is the superhero Batman, and each game follows the vigilante as he faces powerful enemies that threaten Gotham.

The games also delve into the fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne, which is often brought to the surface through the course of events.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

The Batman: Arkham series is an action-adventure video game series

Combat[edit | edit source]

There are two forms of combat: "FreeFlow" and "Predator". FreeFlow combat, generally reserved for melee combat scenarios.

Games[edit | edit source]

Main Series[edit | edit source]

Mobile[edit | edit source]

Reception[edit | edit source]

Batman: Arkham has received praise and accolades from critics, who have praised the games for introducing Batman into the mature video game medium. The games are often cited as the most successful execution of superhero video games.