VIDEO GAMES: Batman: Arkham City Receives Unanimously Positive Reviews From Critics!

VIDEO GAMES: <i>Batman: Arkham City</i> Receives Unanimously Positive Reviews From Critics!

The first batch of review are in for the highly anticipated video game, and as you may have already guessed, the response has been overwhelmingly positive with critics calling the game, "one of the greatest action adventures ever made"...

Thanks to CVG, we have the following round-up of reviews from many of the major video game websites. As you can see, the comments and scores so far are unanimously positive, unlike other recent superhero releases like Spider-Man: Edge Of Time and X-Men Destiny. To check out the sites take on Batman: Arkham City, click on the link below to check it out.

OXM 9/10: "A different Arkham, but excellent all the same".

Destructoid 8.5/10: "When it's all said and done, you'll be begging for more, but not because there wasn't enough. It is just too damn fun to be The Bat".

Metro 9/10: "Not just the best superhero game, but one of the greatest action adventures ever made - set in an expansive and engrossing virtual world unlike any other".

IGN 9.5: "Batman: Arkham City isn't just better than Batman: Arkham Asylum, it's better than most games on the market".

Giant Bomb 5/5: "Gaming's greatest melee combat system gets even better with a few key improvements, while the rest of Arkham City gives the existing Batman formula some extra size and scope to keep things interesting".

Telegraph 5/5: "Huge, dark and fearsomely satisfying, Batman Arkham City is a magnificently constructed second outing for Rocksteady's unique vision of the Dark Knight".

Joystiq 4.5/5: "Rocksteady has made the greatest Batman game ever crafted, and they've done that before. But breathing life into a staggeringly beautiful world; one which hums not only with opportunity, but ambition? That's a new trick altogether".

G4TV 5/5: "Batman: Arkham City is one of the greatest games ever made. Period".

Eurogamer 9/10: "First they gave us a hero; now they've given us his ideal playground. And along the way, they crossed off one of the trickiest entries on my own personal to-do list: an entry that's right there in between Meet Ty Pennington and Finish that Robert Musil book. Become Batman. Done".

Videogamer 10/10: "Dizzyingly extensive and lovingly detailed, Rocksteady has created an intricate, spirited and unequalled playground worthy of one of the most iconic characters in modern fiction".

GamesRadar 10/10: "Batman: Arkham Asylum was the greatest superhero game of all time. The sequel, Batman: Arkham City, is five times bigger and about a billion times better. You do the math".

GameTrailers 9.3/10

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Josh Wilding
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Filed Under "Video Games" 10/14/2011 Source: CVG
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