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Batman: Arkham Knight Review

By BwwDtt | 21 December 2020
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Batman: Arkham Knight is an action-RPG that continues the story of the Dark Knight.

  • Immersive game allowing to experience into the role of Dark Knight
  • Fully open and detailed locations of the Gotham City
  • Main opponents of the game are Gotham's most dangerous villains
  • Dynamic and spectacular combat system

Batman: Arkham Knight Description

Batman: Arkham Knight is an action RPG game developed by Rocksteady Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. This part is the final in the Arkham trilogy and tells about the events that take place in Gotham after the death of the Joker. Now Gotham faces a new danger - the finale of the series brings Batman with the Scarecrow, who has returned to unite a team of supervillains against him and finally deal with the sworn enemy. The player will take on the role of the Dark Knight and use all the available arsenal of professional equipment, including the futuristic and high-tech Batmobile, to finally deal with the chaos that reigns on the streets of Gotham.

Batman: Arkham Knight Gameplay

During the gameplay, the player will be able to experience himself in the role of Batman fully. A full arsenal of high-tech equipment will facilitate this up to the Batmobile, and missions related to the fight against Gotham criminals, and other game features.

Skill system

Batman: Arkham Knight offers a comprehensive and complete selection of all kinds of equipment from Batman's arsenal. The ability to use this or that device opens up through a sort of skill tree. In the same skill tree, the player will find separate branches of abilities for each of the devices, the improvement of which will open up new opportunities in their use, as well as increase the efficiency of the existing capabilities.

Batman Arkham Knight Skill System
As many as 16 different skills are available in only one branch of melee combat.

Improvement and opening of new techniques occur with the help of particular upgrade points. The player can earn these points for successful completing of challenges, story quests, and side missions.

Combat system

The final part of the trilogy retained the combat system of the previous parts and improved it in some places. Battles take place using the mouse buttons: the left one is responsible for the blow, and the right one for the enemy's counterattack.

Batman Arkham Knight Combat system
The course of battles takes place in the form of a freeflow combo system, consisting of colourful continuous combinations of punches and techniques.

As you progress, parallel use of abilities will also become available, such as stunning with a bathook or batrangs, etc.

Atmosphere and visuals

One of the main advantages of Batman: Arkham Knight is its dark and gloomy atmosphere, which the developers managed to maintain throughout the game. This is achieved due to the everlasting night, and rainy Gotham, as well as the general, sustained mood. The next-gen graphics also played a role in many ways, realizing high-quality lighting, shadows, shaders and other details. Every corner of Gotham is worked out in the smallest detail, which allows you to plunge into the dark DC universe with just one journey through it.

Customization

The game implements a kind of customization of the game characters, as well as Batman's vehicle. It is expressed in the possibility of choosing the desired skins, which are opened during the passage of completion of quests and the storyline.

The plot and quests

In this part of the trilogy, there is one of the most exciting plots, which is completely covering the period of events after the death of the Joker. The player will be able to once again meet with Batman's sworn enemies and fight against new dangerous criminals of Gotham. In addition to the main storyline, as in the previous part, the player will be able to complete side quests related to the capture of a certain villain.

Batman Arkham Knight Plot and quests
The puzzles of the Riddler remained from the previous parts, and in Batman: Arkham Knight the player will have to find 243 of his trophies.

Besides, while travelling through Gotham in Batman: Arkham Knight, the player will encounter many challenges to the game's skills related to time-fighting, racing, etc. Successful completion of such tests will allow you to get additional points of ability upgrade.

Batman: Arkham Knight System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2 GB Memory Minimum) | AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2 GB Memory Minimum)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 GHz
  • File Size: 45 GB available space
  • OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 - 3 GB Memory Recommended | AMD Radeon HD 7950 - 3 GB Memory Recommended
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz | AMD FX-8350, 4.0 GHz
  • File Size: 55 GB available space
  • OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)