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Batman Begins

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Released
04 July 2005
Format
PS2, XBox, GameCube, GameBoy Advance
Developer
EA

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Batman Begins


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Batman Begins
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While the Kilmer and Clooney movies left Batfans moping, the recent video games have been even worse. But, much like the film version, Batman Begins is a glorious rebirth for the tragic crimebuster.

Playing like a pacier version of Splinter Cell — with dramatic, movie-style presentation that puts Metal Gear Solid to shame — it’s a stealthy action-adventure where players creep around the shadowy streets of Gotham City, solving crimes and ambushing mobsters.

Uniquely, Batman Begins allows players to scare their rivals witless; when you spot a crook a special meter indicates their heartbeat, and you can then hide in the shadows and kick over objects to make your opponent jittery and nervous, only making your grand entrance when they’re quivering like a jellyfish.

The game also allows players to jump behind the wheel of the new tank-like Batmobile for hair-raising dashes across Gotham, sequences that are as shallow as Adam West’s Batman TV series but just as much fun.


Reviewed by DH


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RE: Batman Begins

L: AgentGoth I've been meaning to play this. Just don't have time at the moment.ust want to know... do you get to fight the Scarecrow? And what are the bosses like, as I'm a simple person and hard games scare me. sp; lol me 2. tomb raider got my heart pounding! ... More

Posted by kumar at 22:45, 11 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: Batman Begins

Awesome. Just what I like to hear. Thanks! ... More

Posted by AgentGoth at 11:41, 09 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: Batman Begins

Its is really easy. ... More

Posted by linkacid at 17:39, 08 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: Batman Begins

I've been meaning to play this. Just don't have time at the moment.p; Just want to know... do you get to fight the Scarecrow? And what are the bosses like, as I'm a simple person and hard games scare me. ... More

Posted by AgentGoth at 14:25, 08 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: Batman Begins

L: Cipher1 one bad point about it is when youre using the tumberler you not able to use the weapons whenever you want to, so youve got to ram them and that takes down the armor sp; i found that really annoying and disapointing ... More

Posted by linkacid at 17:18, 07 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: Batman Begins

Ive finished batman begins and i think it was good. one bad point about it is when youre using the tumberler you not able to use the weapons whenever you want to, so youve got to ram them and that takes down the armor ... More

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RE: batman had better be a good detecive

This game tends to get a lot of mixed reviews! ... More

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