Tag: Arkham Series

Tanner Reviews Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman_Arkham_Knight_Cover_ArtYOU WERE THE CHOSEN ONE! You were supposed to be the saving grace to Triple A Gaming! The one game that we could all point to as a way to prove that the industry wasn’t a pile of shit! This was your chance in the sun Batman: Arkham Knight AND YOU FUCKED IT UP! My god, I don’t think I have ever been this disappointed in a game in all of my life… And this includes Resident Evil 6! Oh my god, this was so sad to play.

I guess before we move on, I should preface this review with the fact that Batman: Arkham Knight is a good game. It is… Do not get me wrong. I am not saying that Batman: Arkham Knight is a shit game. What I am saying is that it is a disappointing game. This is a game that should have been competing with games like Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Last of Us, Deus Ex, DOOM, Silent Hill 2, and even Batman: Arkham City for Greatest Game of All Time! This game should have easily scored a perfect 5/5 for me, a 4.5/5 if something wasn’t working on launch date. But no, instead we get a ‘pretty good game’ that doesn’t hold a candle to its predecessors.  Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Batman: Arkham Knight”

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Tanner Reviews Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman-Arkham-Origins-Box-ArtSo where does one go after creating a game as ground breaking and amazing as Batman: Arkham City? Well not very far as it were. It is a new year and with games like GTA V, The Last of Us, and BioShock Infinite hitting the shelves, it was a time for the Arkham Series to really step forward and continue to give us the video game gold that we have expected from the series up until this point and sadly it just didn’t hold up to snuff. Now that isn’t to say the game isn’t good. On the contrary, the game has some really fun and creative parts to it and continues to expand the mythos that the Arkham Series has laid out in front of us. But we will get to those in a few minutes. Can’t spoil all the details in the opening paragraph, right? Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Batman: Arkham Origins”