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In this adaptation of the film of the same name, the origins of the Batman legend are explored. Playing as both Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego, Batman, you will need to hunt evil forces in familiar locations such as Arkham asylum, Gotham City, but also in the Himalaya. Using both stealth and brutal skills, you take on enemies in true beat-em-up style. Batman has a vast array of moves, from kicks and punches to more exotic special moves. Multiple enemies can be attacked at once, and there are tricks to break through enemies' defenses. Also, certain attacks can only be used as a finishing move when opponents are weakened.

Next to the melee combat, Batman carries his Bat Utility Belt with a Batgrapple to reach higher areas, the Batarang and gadgets such as smoke and flash grenades, a lockpick, camera hacker and an optical wire to peek from behind corners.

Certain levels turn Batman Begins into a racing game, as you drive the shiny Batmobile at high speeds though Gotham City. During these missions, your progress is measured by a reputation meter, which increases when you take out cops and thugs, and decreases when you harm civilians. There is nitro available for even higher speeds and an armour meter shows the status of your car.


Batman Begins Xbox Various bonus features can be checked and/or unlocked.
Batman Begins Xbox On a speeding train
Batman Begins Xbox Title screen
Batman Begins Xbox Old friend, new enemy

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Batman Begins Screenshot
Batman Begins Screenshot
Batman Begins Screenshot
Batman Begins Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "蝙蝠侠:开战时刻" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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The Dark Knight Returns To Glory! Classic Nigel (150) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamigo Jun 29, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Chronicles Jul 09, 2005 7.1 out of 10 71
IGN Jun 15, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68 Jun 16, 2005 13 out of 20 65
MS Xbox World Jun 17, 2005 6 out of 10 60 (UK) Jun 17, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Jul 01, 2005 C 50
X-Power Jul 04, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Bordersdown Jun, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 09, 2005 4 out of 10 40


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Sciere (430522) added Batman Begins (Xbox) on Aug 13, 2005
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