Batman: Arkham Knight

The fourth installment in the action game series, featuring the titular comic book superhero. The game was developed by Rocksteady, the studio which had previously worked on Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. The plot depicts the next chapter of Batman’s adventures. This time, the hero must face Scarecrow, who successfully terrorized Gotham City. A coalition has also formed against the Dark Knight, composed of extremely dangerous criminals such as Penguin or Harley Quinn, and led by the eponymous Arkham Knight. The developers have remained faithful to previously proven solutions and gameplay mechanics. However, several changes have also been implemented, such as the ability to knock out several enemies at once. A brand new feature is the introduction of the famous Batmobile, which can be used to traverse the virtual Gotham.

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PC / Windows
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Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight | PC

Batman: Arkham Knight release date for PC:

game language:
English

23 June 2015 | Worldwide

23 June 2015 | Europe

23 June 2015 | USA

Game mode: single player
Game score 7.2 / 10 calculated out of 2591 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.5 / 10 calculated out of 1475 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 4
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Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight | PS4

Batman: Arkham Knight release date for PS4:

game language:
English

23 June 2015 | Worldwide

23 June 2015 | Europe PAL

23 June 2015 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 1113 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.5 / 10 calculated out of 736 players' votes.  

Microsoft XBOX ONE
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Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight | XBOX ONE

Batman: Arkham Knight release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

23 June 2015 | Worldwide

23 June 2015 | Europe PAL

23 June 2015 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 7.8 / 10 calculated out of 487 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.4 / 10 calculated out of 543 players' votes.  

Batman: Arkham Knight for PC / Windows is the fourth part of the action series about the Dark Knight. After weaker review of part three entitled Batman: Arkham Origins, the publisher decided to entrust the work to the Rocksteady studio again. The studio is responsible for the success of the first and second part of the game: Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009) and Batman: Arkham City (2011).

Story

The action of Batman: Arkham Knight like in Hitchcock starts with an earthquake. Scarecrow, an old enemy of Batman, has placed a bomb with fear toxin in Gotham City. The confusion as a result of the evacuation of the city's inhabitants has been used by the most dangerous enemies of Batman. They dominated the deserted Gotham City, pushed on the defensive police with the head of Gordon commissioner and united to finally defeat the Batman. Among the villains were Penguin, Harvey Two-Face Dent and Harley Quinn. In addition, there appear one, new enemy of the Batman - the title Knight of Arkham.

Gameplay

Batman: Arkham Knight for PC / Windows is an action game using third person perspective (TPP) and a mechanic is similar to the previous parts. However, there have been introduced a lot of small changes - for example, you can knock out a few enemies at the same time. There was returned the modified attacks system. This time the Dark Knight must fight more carefully, because he can be caught not only by stronger opponents, but also by less significant hurdles. The innovation in this part is the introduction of Batman vehicle, well-known from comic books and movies.

The Dark Knight can use the Batmobile to move quickly from place to place, firing rockets, stun opponents and catapult himself and immediately switch to glide in the air what is well-known from previous parts. It is also worth mentioning that in Arkham Knight, the game moves to the central area of Gotham City which has been divided into three separate areas. The entire map is also five times greater than it was presented in Arkham City.

Technology

The fourth part of the Batman adventures is based on the Unreal Engine technology. The graphic design was improved in comparison to the previous parts. There were improved: character models and the Batmanís cape received a new, advanced physics. There were abandoned prerendering of cut scenes, which are presented directly on the game engine.

System requirements

Recommended: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz/AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 760 or better, 55 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8.1 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-750 2.67 GHz/AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 or better, 45 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8.1 64-bit

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Batman: Arkham Knight Game Guide & Walkthrough

game guide 08 June 2015

This unofficial game guide for Batman: Arkham Knight contains a detailed walkthrough for all the missions in the game (story missions and side quest, e.g. rescuing hostages or eliminating villains).

Batman Villains: Who Will Fill in for the Joker?

Feature 10 October 2014 10:35

Some of the seriesí veterans are confirmed to appear, alongside new characters like the titular Knight of Arkham. However, a great part of the villain roster is still shrouded in mystery.

Batman: Arkham Knight on PC apparently fixed

News 25 November 2015 11:47

The latest update for Batman: Arkham Knight seems to have fixed the PC version of the game. Fans who used to have problems with the game performance now report an improvement.

Batman: Arkham Knight PC back in stores this week

News 26 October 2015 15:00

Batman: Arkham Knight PC will be back in stores this Wendsday. Those who already own the game on this platform can count on a big patch that will fix whatever made the title unplayable on the original release.

Batman: Arkham Knight Ė Sales of PC Version Suspended

News 25 June 2015 11:56

A statement was released on the official forum of Batman: Arkham Knight, announcing that the sales of the PC version will be delayed until the issues are fixed. At the same time, the creators apologized to the players for this situation.

Newly Released Batman: Arkham Knight Plagued with Technical Issues on PC. Updated Drivers for Cards from AMD and Nvidia

News 23 June 2015 13:48

Batman: Arkham Knight, the highly anticipated action game from Rocksteady, has made its worldwide debut today. The title is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, with the latter of these platforms receiving updated drivers for graphics cards.