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Description

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a combination of an arcade and adventure game. The game is played with a side scrolling view, with each new location opening in a new panel similar to the appearance of a comic book.

The game has two parts to it, and these can be played in any order. In A Bird In the Hand, The Penguin is back, and planning on taking over the world with an army of robotic penguins. In A Fete Worse Than Death, The Joker has kidnapped Robin, and it's up to Batman to save him.

Screenshots

Batman: The Caped Crusader Atari ST Gain access to sewers by breaking the padlock.
Batman: The Caped Crusader Atari ST Defeat...
Batman: The Caped Crusader Commodore 64 Batman finds an item
Batman: The Caped Crusader Commodore 64 Inventory for part one

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Alternate Titles

  • "Batman - El Super Heroe" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

"I'm Batman! ...where's me bat-teeth?" Commodore 64 Wurtzly (1072)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Apr, 1989 910 out of 1000 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 903 out of 1000 90
The One Amiga Dec, 1988 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Commodore 64 Jan, 1989 63 out of 100 63
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 7.6 out of 12 63
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST May, 1989 Unscored Unscored

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Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Arcade Adventure
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #29 Worst Game of All Time

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