Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
The Perfect Night In
Great Movies From Warner Bros.
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Reviews
STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

PACKSHOT
Batman Begins

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

LATEST GAME REVIEWS
Disney Infinity 3.0
3 Star Empire Rating
Until Dawn
4 Star Empire Rating
Zombi
4 Star Empire Rating
Everybody's Gone To The Rapture
4 Star Empire Rating
Rare Replay
5 Star Empire Rating



5 STAR REVIEWS
Rare Replay
5 Star Empire Rating
Batman: Arkham Knight
5 Star Empire Rating
Witcher III: Wild Hunt, The
5 Star Empire Rating
Bloodborne
5 Star Empire Rating
Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, The
5 Star Empire Rating

Batman Begins


submit to reddit

Batman Begins
Review
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


Related Reviews
Books
Art Of Batman Begins, The
 
Games
Batman Begins
 
Sounds
Batman Begins
 

Write Your Review
To write your review please login or register.

Your Reviews

Average user rating for Batman Begins
Empire Star Rating

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

Empire User Rating

Posted by Cipher1 at 10:25, 22 February 2006 | Report This Post


RE: batman had better be a good detecive

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

Posted by BobaJango at 23:23, 15 February 2006 | Report This Post



CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Wes Craven: Film By Film
Empire celebrates the late, great horror director

My Movie Life: Andrew Haigh
The 45 Years director on the movies that made him

Vanity Projects: The Musical Edition
A dozen more hits and misses from the rock and pop world

Inside The Martian: Empire Meets NASA
Prepare to science the shit out of it...

Deadpool: A Complete History
Empire's guide to The Merc With A Mouth, in comics and on screen

Spectre – Everything You Need To Know
Empire's essential briefing on James Bond's 24th outing

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)