Batman Arkham Knight – Coda

Batman: Arkham Knight. I feel like I don’t need to say anything more – I’ve been building up to this game through the previous games in the Arkham series, comics, the prequel novel, a movie; all this leading to the Dark Knight’s greatest challenge.

batman arkham knight city shot

The Dark Knight on a dark night

My goal in this post is not to cover my (many) thoughts on the game or series as a whole, but to establish the timeline:

  • July 30th – completed the main story
  • August 12 – complete (minus all the Riddler trophies) the Knightfall¬†Protocol
  • August 19 – completed Batgirl, Catwoman and Harley Quinn DLC
  • August 20 – completed Nightwing and Robin DLC thus completing the game

I still have to get my thoughts collected on a few other pieces of related media (Batman Arkham Knight: Genesis, Batman Arkham Origins: Blackgate, etc.) but I’ve worn the cowl for a considerable length of time and I can tell you it’s been worth the weight – a great overall experience and one I would recommend to any gamer.

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Field Notes: Arkham Unhinged

I’m marching towards Batman: Arkham Knight and before playing it I want to wrap up any extended lore from the previous games. First up, the Arkham Unhinged comic book series.

Batman Arkham Unhinged Cover 1

There are 58 issues is all and the canonization is a bit fuzzy as things don’t always match up with the games but I think there are elements that can be mined to enhance one’s experience of the Batman Arkham series.

Unhinged has been described as a prequel but it goes all over the all place. While this makes it Continue reading →