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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.

Screenshots

Batman Begins Xbox On a speeding train
Batman Begins Xbox At the docks
Batman Begins Xbox Heading toward the front wagon.
Batman Begins Xbox To extract wanted information, you can interrogate certain enemies.

Promo Images

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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User Reviews

The Dark Knight Returns To Glory! Xbox Classic Nigel (150)

Critic Reviews

Christ Centered Game Reviews PlayStation 2 Feb 07, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamigo Xbox Jun 29, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Freaks 365 Xbox 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
GameSpy Xbox Jun 20, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Over Online GameCube Jul 08, 2005 70 out of 100 70
XGP Gaming Xbox Jul 10, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Aug, 2005 6.75 out of 10 68
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jun 16, 2005 13 out of 20 65
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Jun 20, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Bordersdown Xbox Jun, 2005 4 out of 10 40

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