Batman Arkham Knight – The Most Anticipated Game Ever

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Batman Arkham Knight (Video Game) is the most anticipated video game to be soon released in recent years. Even before its release, Batman Arkham Knight has been generating a lot of interest and dominating social media discussion among video game lovers around the world. This upcoming video game has already been nominated in The Game Awards for The Most Anticipated Game. Batman Arkham Knight is an action and adventure game which a lot of enthusiasts are waiting to catch a glimpse of. This super video game is a continuation of previous releases. Batman Arkham Knight will be released on June 23rd, 2015 and the game will be a grand conclusion of the Arkham Trilogy. Everyone who has played previous games such as Batman Arkham Asylum and Batman Arkham City, are eagerly awaiting the Batman Arkham Knight video game. Those previous games were blockbusters and shook the gaming world for their action-packed storyline. This coming video game will certainly not disappoint game lovers everywhere. It will surely make your day as a gamer and Batman Arkham Knight is a video game that’s worth waiting for.

Background and Development of Batman Arkham Knight

Batman Arkham Knight video game is developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. This game is developed primarily for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles, and for Microsoft Windows. The Batman Arkham Knight video game is based on the DC Comics superhero Batman, which is the successor to Warner Bros. Games Montreal’s 2013 video game Batman. Game lovers around the world have been given various options to pre-order or pre-purchase Batman Arkham Knight before the initial release day.

Written by seasoned script writers Martin Lancaster, Sefton Hill, and Paul Crocker, Arkham Knight is based on the franchise’s long-running comic book entitled “Mythos.” Set within Gotham City just one year after the events of 2011’s Batman Arkham City, the game allows participation for the player from the beginning and also allows them to travel unhindered anywhere within its boundaries. Gamers will surely love the return of those gadgets and the gameplay elements found in the previous Arkham games. Also included are grapnel gun, line launcher, batarangs, detective vision, and countering system. Among the weapons is the “Disruptor” rifle, which is purposed to be used to disable or detonate enemy weapons and drone turrets, booby-trap weapon crates and to surprise enemies who attempt to arm themselves. It is also to be used to tag vehicles for Batman to track.

Setting of Batman Arkham Knight

Batman found himself struggling to come to terms with the absence of his nemesis just one year after the death of the Joker during the events of Arkham City. The pair shared a deep bond that neither realized (though, uncomfortable). Somehow, with the absence of Joker’s chaotic character, Gotham’s citizens are always vulnerable and with him around, crime in the city has dramatically declined. However, this reinforced Batman’s enemies, including Penguin, Harley Quinn, and Two-Face desire to kill Batman. One beautiful Halloween night, Gotham city was devastated with bombs planted by Scarecrow, forcing emergency evacuation of the city’s six million civilians. The city was deserted with only criminals remaining in it, leaving Commissioner Gordon and the Gotham City Police Department to be completely outnumbered. Sensing that the city was not safe, Batman started developing crime-fighting technology and maintains a vigil over the city.

Story Line of Batman Arkham Knight

Batman Arkham Knight video game has its main storyline around Batman adventures as he confronts the Scarecrow, who has launched a devastating attack on Gotham City, leading to panic city-wide evacuation. Batman is supported by the mysterious Arkham Knight – an original character created for the game. The Scarecrow unites Batman’s greatest foes – Penguin, Harley Quinn and Two-Face – in a plot to destroy the Dark Knight. Gamers will easily notice that the game is introduced from a third-person perspective with a primary focus on Batman’s combat, detective abilities, stealth abilities, and abilities to use various gadgets in both combat and exploration mission. Also, Batman Arkham Knight introduces the Batmobile as a playable vehicle for transportation or for combat. As a player play the game, he is able complete successfully side missions outside the storyline, which is made possible as Batman expands his arsenal of gadgets and combat attacks.

In addition, Batman Arkham Knight features side missions. These side missions can be attempted at any time, and feature famous characters from the Batman universe. Riddler is one of such character and provides 243 optional challenges to be solved. These challenges involve collecting hidden trophies in the city with the aid of gadgets or the Batmobile to deal with traps and any barriers.

Batman Arkham Knight Video Game Compatibility

Batman Arkham Knight is specially developed for PlayStation 4 video game consoles, Apple’s Mac OS, Microsoft Windows devices, Xbox One consoles, and all devices running on Linux platform. This means that players who own devices on these platforms will be able to enjoy the Batman Arkham Knight video game seamlessly and not likely to experience any compatibility issues.

Graphic Depictions of Batman Arkham Knight

Nothing less than superb and awesome graphics are expected of the Batman Arkham Knight video game. This expectation is further reinforced by the fact that the previous releases came with good quality graphics. At the moment, one cannot tell exactly what the Batman Arkham Knight graphics resolution and frame rate will be since that will be known when the video game is finally released. Nevertheless, nothing short of a minimum resolution of 1080p and a frame rate of 30 frames per second are expected of the Batman Arkham Knight video game.

So, how successful and interesting will Batman Arkham Knight be? That choice will be up to you. Gotham City now awaits for a hero to emerge.

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