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GAME REVIEW – Batman: Arkham Asylum

By Marty Mulrooney

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With Christopher Nolan successfully rebooting Batman on the silver screen in recent years, the dark knight is pretty hot property right now. I didn’t realise before writing this review, but there have actually been a lot of Batman games over the years, usually to tie in with the various film releases, with varying degrees of success.

This new Batman game from Rocksteady Studios is nothing do with the recent film releases though, being released on the PS3 and Xbox360 last month, with the PC release coming out later this week. The version I am reviewing is the PS3 version, but it should apply to the XBox360 version as well: at long last, it seems that multi-platform game design is reaching a stage where differences between the HD console versions is negligible. Continue reading

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Arkham Asylum Collector’s Edition Unboxing (PS3, UK Version)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Batman Arkham Aylum was finally released yesterday, although unfortunately my copy almost didn’t come, and when I finally did get my hands on it, it had been damaged in the post. Luckily, I managed to get hold of a replacement today. So I decided to upload our first video post here (and also some pictures) at Alternative Magazine Online to show people exactly what is inside the Collector’s Edition (UK version) and also to explain how it differs from the USA version…

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