Video Game History: Batman Begins

Back in 2005, the Dark Knight trilogy of Batman films began. Like most big movies at the time, there had to be a video game adaptation. Batman Begins the video game came out the same year, and it wasn’t as horrible as you’d expect. The game didn’t stray too far from the plot of theContinue reading “Video Game History: Batman Begins”

Video Game History: Batman: Dark Tomorrow

Before the awesome Arkham games, Batman had a less than stellar track-record with his video games. Usually better than his super-pal Clark Kent, but not by much. Batman: Dark Tomorrow was promised to be an awesome game with stellar graphics, fantastic game-play, and an incredible story but the final result was the complete opposite. TheContinue reading “Video Game History: Batman: Dark Tomorrow”

Video Game History: Batman: Vengeance (PS2)

With the success of the various animated series based on Batman in the 1990s inspired a few video games. One of the most notable (based on The New Batman Adventures) was Batman: Vengeance which was an action game featuring Gotham’s greatest hero. The game also featured it’s own original plot. It starts with Batman savingContinue reading “Video Game History: Batman: Vengeance (PS2)”

Video Game History: Batman: Gotham City Racer (PS1)

In the late 90s and early 2000s it wasn’t uncommon for video games to try to compete with the Mario Kart series. I don’t know if that was the reason for Batman: Gotham City Racer, but it seems likely. I guess Ubisoft should of mentioned that the game isn’t really a racing game. Yeah, it’sContinue reading “Video Game History: Batman: Gotham City Racer (PS1)”

Video Game History: Batman: Return of the Joker

Batman: The Return of the Joker (known as The Revenge of the Joker on the Sega Genesis) was one of the first major video games staring Gotham’s greatest hero in the early 90’s. It came out after many video games based on the 1989 film Batman, but this one was instead based on the originalContinue reading “Video Game History: Batman: Return of the Joker”