BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM Games Make Empire's List Of The 100 Greatest Games Of All Time

BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM Games Make Empire's List Of The 100 Greatest Games Of All Time

Empire Magazine has released their list of the 100 greatest games of all time, and it's full of controversy. Included are many fan favorites, ranging from Assassins Creed II to Portal, but titles such as Halo 2 and Mass Effect 3 are absent.

Empire Magazine has recently dropped their 100 Greatest Game of All Time list, and in it many games that ComicBookMovie.com users hold close to their hearts appear. Games such as Duke NukemSonic the HedgehogMass Effect 3, Super Mario Bros., and The Last of Us all made appearances on the list. Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkahm City both earned a spot on the list, and both of which were praised for bringing the Batman experience to life. You can check out the full list below.

Batman: Arkham Asylum (28)
"I'm escorting a just incarcerated Joker into the depths of Arkham Asylum when all of a sudden the lights go out in the elevator. There are choking sounds, the Joker has one of the guards! He's escaped! Wait, no he hasn't, I seized Joker by the throat the second the lights went out. Coz I'm Batman."

"Defeating the Joker at the end was just an epic conclusion to an amazing video game. Hands down my favorite game, no doubt."

"It's the pinnacle of superhero games, not even it's sequel can live up to its standards. Finally, a Batman game that does just to the world's greatest detective. Kevin Conroy is Batman, Mark Hamill is the Joker. Enough said."

"Standing up to try and correct my TV at the first Scarecrow challenge. I was so scared the game was broken."

"Batman's second fear-induced hallucination. The way the corridor gradually turns into crime alley was handled beautifully I still have chills just thinking about it. Rocksteady did a brilliant job of staying true to the character."

"The hallucinogenic, truly disturbing sequences where The Dark Knight is exposed to Scarecrow's fear toxin are among the most memorable moments of this console generation. Unmatched, even with the arrival of Arkham City."


Batman: Arkham City (12)
"Being such a huge Batman fan, it was not the solid gameplay, the immersive story or the wonderful visuals that stood out to me, but the many MANY easter eggs hidden around to find. I remember finding a Man-Bat one in the church steeple myself, I was so proud :)"

"Greatest comic book game ever made. I still remember flying for my first time over the atmospheric landscape of the Gotham slums. The attention to detail was so immense, that I am still playing it to this day."

"I loved the final sequence, I never felt I would honestly want to cry after seeing the Joker breathe his last breath but Mark Hamill's performance made me feel connected to him in a way I never have for any video game villain."

"I remember taking 107 hours to beat the game in NG+ because I acted as if I was actually Batman. Instead of gliding over rooftops, I would walk through the alley-ways. Everything was concise and Batman like!"

"Staying up late into the night, getting to *THAT ENDING* and then the answerphone message playing through the credits.... best gaming moment ever." "Always been a fan of Batman. But this game made me wanna put on a cape and fight crime."
 

Empire's 100 Greatest Video Games of All Time
100. Journey
99. Crash Bandicoot
98. Homeworld
97. Super Mario Galaxy 2
96. Team Fortress 2
95. League of Legends
94. Super Metroid
93. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
92. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
91. Duke Nukem 3D
90. Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines
89. Max Payne
88. Star Wars: Battlefront II
87. Left 4 Dead
86. Heavy Rain
85. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
84. Grim Fandango
82. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
83. Championship Manager
81. Dragon Age: Origins
80. Okami
79. System Shock 2
78. Counter-Strike
77. Age of Empires II: The Age Of Kings
76. Chrono Trigger
75. Gears Of War
74. Sid Meier's Civilization
73. Final Fantasy IX
72. Metroid Prime
71. Super Mario Galaxy
70. Dead Space
69. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
68. StarCraft
67. Elite
66. Planescape: Torment
65. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
64. Silent Hill 2
63. The Walking Dead
62. Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
61. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
60. Final Fantasy VIII
59. Kingdom Hearts
58. Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos
57. Portal
56. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
55. The Elder Scolls III: Morrowind
54. Call of Juarez
53. Sonic the Hedgehog
52. Diablo II
51. Shenmue II
50. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
49. Resident Evil 2
48. Bioshock Infinite
47. The Secret of Monkey Island
46. Tomb Raider
45. Final Fantasy X
44. Super Mario Bros.
43. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
42. Resident Evil
41. Portal 2
40. Street Fighter II
39. Mario Kart 64
38. Tetris
37. Assassin's Creed II
36. Half-Life
35. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
34. Halo: Reach
33. Shadow of the Colossus
32. Doom
31. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
30. Mass Effect
29. Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow
28. Batman: Arkham Asylum
27. Resident Evil 4
26. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
25. Fallout 3
24. Super Mario Kart
23. The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess
22. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
21. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
20. Super Mario World
19. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
18. Mass Effect 2
17. Deus Ex
16. Super Mario 64
15. Half-Life 2
14. BioShock
13. Dark Souls
12. Batman: Arkham City
11. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
10. Halo: Combat Evolved
9. Red Dead Redemption
8. Grand Theft Auto V
7. Shenmue
6. GoldenEye: 007
5. Metal Gear Solid
4. Final Fantasy VII
3. World of Warcraft
2. The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time
1. The Last Of Us
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Filed Under "Batman" 8/28/2014 Source: EmpireOnline
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