Batman has to be the best type of hero. He doesn’t have special powers (unless wealth counts as a super power). It means just about any one of us can dream to be a superhero with having to be bitten by a spider or be from another planet. Controlling Batman in a game and still having fun has eluded us for many years. Batman: Arkham Asylum was one of the first to let us convincingly fill the shoes of Batman.
I expected the sequel to that game to flop as they would not change enough, and because of the open world. Batman enjoys freedom of movement though and I was very soon proven to be wrong on all fronts: Batman: Arkham City is truly a great game.
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