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Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition (Wii U)

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Description

Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition is a conversion of Batman: Arkham City for the Wii U platform. Next to the base game it incorporates all the DLC previously featured in Batman: Arkham City - Game of the Year Edition:Exclusive to this version is the addition of the Battle Armored Tech (B.A.T.) mode. It includes upgrades suits for both Batman and Catwoman providing an additional power-up to build up kinetic energy during combat. When full, a B.A.T. mode can be entered with a heightened sense of the enemy locations and more damage can be dealt. It is activated by pressing the left and right analogue sticks simultaneously. The upgraded suits and the mode are introduced through a video embedded in the story.

The GamePad can be used to display the mini-map with objectives and waypoints. It also displays full character bios. Unique to this edition is the sonar radar used to scan the surroundings for enemies. Further touch screen use includes quick taps to access upgrades and to organize a custom gadget load out. When the batarang is thrown, the GamePad screen follows its course and the player can alter the direction by tilting the device. The Investigation mode has been tuned through the GamePad. The screen is calibrated to the TV and then the camera can be moved around in any direction to scan the environment by moving the device. When using the cryptographic sequencer it is displayed in full on the GamePad screen as a touch-based mini-game.

Screenshots

Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition Wii U Confronting Penguin
Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition Wii U The first time you use the armored suit it has this faux-finger print scanner
Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition Wii U Breaking free, if only for a moment
Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition Wii U I fight alright for a guy in handcuffs

Alternate Titles

  • "Batman: Arkham City - Armoured Edition" -- British English spelling

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The Press Says

Common Sense Media 2012 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 06, 2012 18 out of 20 90
Jeuxvideo.fr Dec 13, 2012 9 out of 10 90
JeuxActu Dec 13, 2012 17 out of 20 85
Nintendo-Online.de Nov 30, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Dec 10, 2012 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Snackbar-Games.com Dec 02, 2012 4 out of 5 80
ZTGameDomain Nov 22, 2012 8 out of 10 80
WiiDSFrance Jan 28, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) Nov 30, 2012 7 out of 10 70

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Sciere (243564) added Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition (Wii U) on Dec 20, 2012