Batman: Arkham City is a follow-up action games transferring us to the world of comics known by the title character. The creation of production corresponds to Rocksteady Studios, which developed the great archetype (Batman: Arkham Asylum), and Urban Chaos: Riot Response (PS2, Xbox).
The story begins several months after the events of the first part. Quincy Sharp, former head of the plant Arkham, after assigning the merits of Batman was appointed mayor of Gotham. One of his first decisions was to purchase a substantial part of the local slum, the ejection of these normal people, fencing, and then admitting there villains from Arkham. Amazingly, instead of the other tenants of this unusual powyrzynać prison grouped in a number of gangs and each of them shows a classic villain from the Batman comics. On behalf of the mayor of this entire area managed by a mysterious madman known as Hugo Strange. It gives you full freedom of prisoners, and the only rule is to prohibit attempts to escape.
The overall gameplay mechanics in Arkham City is very similar to previous series. Batman depending on your preference may therefore proceed to direct combat with opponents, relying on the rich range of movements (kicks, punches knocking, counterattacks, dodge, combinations of strokes, etc.), or remain in hiding and focus on eliminating the enemy by surprise. Same this time the fight is more exciting and in many cases more difficult, requiring, inter alia, to deal with prisoners equipped with guns, shields, armor, knives and stun guns. In the game there were also very exciting duels with bosses, wymuszającymi demonstrating their creativity and high skill.
In addition to taking part in the fighting man-bat is also involved in the exploration area and solving numerous puzzles. The game world is much more open than in the previous part of the cycle, and also offers a greater number of tasks to perform. In addition to moving the main plot we counted side missions, find the whole area porozmieszczane puzzles or solve puzzles by Human-Puzzles. In the described continuation of gadgets are all familiar with Batman Arkham Asylum, but some of them went through major changes (for example, we can now change the direction of movement when using the launcher ropes). The title character may also take advantage of many brand new toys, such as the sending device electrical impulses or grenade allowing the freezing of selected elements of the environment.
During their stay in Arkham City eponymous hero lives among even greater than previously known number of characters from DC Comics universe. In addition to the Joker are, inter alia, Harvey "Two Face" Dent, Penguin, Mr. Freezee, Deadshot, Harley Quinn and Hugo Strange. Interestingly, in addition to playing Batman game also offers the possibility of the Incarnation on the character of Catwoman. Sexy cat has a unique range of skills and gadgets, which is classified among other whip. Catwoman also has its own challenges and can proceed to some additional feature of the mission.