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Alternative Names

バットマン アーカム・アサイラム


Rocksteady Studios



Other Versions

PS3, PC, All

Release Dates

08/25/09 Eidos Interactive
01/14/10 Square Enix
08/28/09 Eidos Interactive

Community Stats

Owners: 238
Favorite: 22
Tracked: 1
Wishlist: 11
Now Playing: 8

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Batman: Arkham Asylum - Summary

Batman: Arkham Asylum exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum - Gotham's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane. Gamers will move in the shadows, instigate fear amongst their enemies and confront The Joker and Gotham City's most notorious villains who have taken over the asylum.

Using a wide range of Batman's gadgets and abilities, players will become the invisible predator and attempt to foil The Joker's demented scheme.

Batman: Arkham Asylum features an original story penned exclusively for the game by famous Batman author and five-time Emmy award winner Paul Dini, whose credits include Lost season one and Batman: The Animated Series.


  • Utilize the unique FreeFlow combat system to chain together unlimited combos seamlessly and battle with huge groups of The Joker's henchmen in brutal melee brawls.
  • Investigate as Batman, the world's greatest detective, by solving intricate puzzles with the help of cutting edge forensic tools including x-ray scanning, fingerprint scans, 'Amido Black' spray and a pheromone tracker.
  • Face off against Gotham's greatest villains including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Victor Zsasz and Killer Croc.
  • Become the Invisible Predator with Batman's fear takedowns and unique vantage point system to move without being seen and hunt enemies.
  • Choose multiple takedown methods, including swooping from the sky and smashing through walls, and use the predator camera get a closer look at the action.
  • Explore every inch of Arkham Asylum and roam freely on the infamous island, presented for the first time ever in its gritty and realistic entirety.
  • Experience what it's like to be Batman using Batarangs, explosive gel aerosol, The Batclaw, sonar resonator and the line launcher.
  • Unlock more secrets by completing hidden challenges in the world and develop and customize equipment by earning experience points.
  • Move through the environment with the use of Batman's grapnel gun to get to out-of-reach places, and jump from any height to glide in any direction.

Sales History

Total Sales
1 n/a 236,485 95,466 57,274 389,225
2 n/a 91,397 63,862 26,525 181,784
3 n/a 54,639 29,535 14,450 98,624
4 n/a 33,988 26,237 10,269 70,494
5 n/a 21,052 19,251 6,849 47,152
6 n/a 13,285 14,639 4,727 32,651
7 n/a 8,370 10,036 3,111 21,517
8 n/a 7,093 9,189 2,748 19,030
9 n/a 7,225 8,716 2,694 18,635
10 n/a 7,216 7,799 2,543 17,558

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h2o1977 posted 25/11/2011, 03:21
Game Of The Year Edition Rocks !!!!
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yo_john117 posted 24/09/2011, 08:48
This game has had great legs.
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Mordred11 posted 05/09/2011, 09:27
this version sold better than i expected!
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yahoocom1984 posted 01/08/2011, 10:37
I think this game is much much better than Assasin's creed, it deserved more sales
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Etanclan4life posted 22/06/2011, 01:13
Best super hero game ever.
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