10 Best Batman Games For PC

best Batman games
Batman's face when he's happy, sad, angry, patiently waiting in line for his morning danish.

10 Best Batman Games That You Can Play On PC

Looking for Batman video games that you can play on your home PC? Here are 10 of the best ones that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat. I hope you’re ready for this, because it’s time to bring out the Batman in you! There will never be a dull moment, while you’re taking on the role of Batman and several other characters in these heart-racing, interactive PC games.

10) Batman: The Telltale Series

Batman: The Telltale Series: Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman: The Telltale Series is a roleplaying game, where  you as the player gets the honor of creating their  your own Batman story. They have control over what  You have control over what Batman and all supporting characters  in the story say and do as The Batman fights to protect Gotham from new, rising villains that threaten to overtake the city. This means that, ultimately, the outcome of the story is up to the gamer. Ultimately, the outcome of this game is up to you, since you’re the one in control of what does or doesn’t happen throughout the progression of this highly interactive story.

Criminals already know that Gotham is Batman’s city.

Sometimes, it’s all about the snazzy looking car.

Answer him the first time, and you may not need Aspirin later.

9) Batman: The Enemy Within

Batman: The Enemy Within: Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman: The Enemy Within is a sequel, roleplaying game that continues the telltale adventures of Batman. The player, again, has control over the outcome of the story. This time Batman must work with James Gordon to uncover The Riddler’s latest scheme and put a stop to it. The infamous Amanda Waller is introduced in this telltale adventure, and Batman and Gordon must form an uneasy alliance with her to track down The Riddler. Batman will, also, find an ally in Catwoman. It will, however, be the player’s choice as to just how much Catwoman can truly be trusted, if at all.

Batman’s mind is the only one sharp enough to solve The Riddler’s puzzles.

The Justice League has its trinity, and Gotham City has theirs.

Batman will make you eat that cane, Riddler.

8) DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online: Gameplay Walkthrough

DC Universe Online is a multiplayer action game.  The story starts off with a future Lex Luthor warning a present-day Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman about the upcoming war between heroes and villains, a war that will be set in motion by Brainiac. The player creates their own character for the game, either a superhero or a supervillain. As their character, they will have the opportunity to work with various DC heroes or villains, depending on the type of character they create for themselves.

Are you a hero, or are you a villain? Choose wisely. Humanity's future is in your hands.

Lex Luthor from the future, trustworthy or not? I would say, 'not'.

Create your character, get geared up, and be prepared to bring your A-game to this fight.

7) Injustice 2

Injustice 2: Gameplay Walkthrough

Injustice 2 is a fighting game and a direct sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us. The story for this game picks up 5 years after Dark-Superman has been defeated by Prime-Superman. Alternate-Batman must work with other superheroes, to restore freedom to a world that was previously ruled by a Kryptonian iron-fist. As with its predecessor, in this game, you get to play various characters and face-off against different opponents, once again pitting former superheroes and Insurgence fighters against each other.

The Batman letting Dark-Superman know why he should’ve stayed in prison.

He has no good-side, so, just don’t get on his worst-side.

Brainiac’s smart, and he’s a fighter. Supergirl better bring her A-game.

6) Injustice: Gods Among Us

Injustice: Gods Among Us: Gameplay Walkthrough

Injustice: Gods Among Us is a fighting game that introduces a much darker, alternate Earth. In this reality, Superman has become an evil dictator, ruling over humans, instead of protecting them. A backstory recap reveals that The Joker tricked Superman into killing Lois Lane. Unable to cope with her loss, Superman went insane and killed The Joker. Now, several years later, the Batman of this dark world must work with the Justice League from the prime universe to defeat a warlord Superman and their equally ruthless counterparts. This game includes hand-to-hand combat matches between various DC characters, leading to the final fight between Prime-Superman and Dark-Superman.

Dark-Superman is not playing around, with anyone.

Crawl back into your grave and stay there, Grundy.

Is mercy a possibility this time, or is death the only option for defeating a ruthless Superman?

5) Batman: Arkham VR

Batman: Arkham VR: Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman: Arkham VR is an interactive, virtual reality action and adventure game. Unlike previous Arkham games, the player is almost literally in Batman’s shoes. This game is in the first-person perspective, instead of the standard third-person. Also, there are no combat situations with this game. Instead, the player is a true detective, as Batman, must follow the clues, while he works to solve the mystery that has been laid out before him by The Riddler. As Batman, the player will have to rely on their own wits and cunning, and less on their physical prowess, to defeat their opponent.

Time for Bruce Wayne to suit-up and unleash his inner Bat.

Riddle me this, are you as smart as The Bat himself? You'll have to be to defeat The Riddler.

It’s time to prove your intellectual worth, Batman.

4) Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins: Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman: Arkham Origins is an action and adventure prequel in the Arkham series. The story for this game takes place several years prior to Arkham Asylum. This marks the first encounter between Batman and some of his most dangerous foes, including his archenemy, The Joker and the villain, Deathstroke. It introduces Batman to James Gordon for the first time, with the latter being uncertain as to whether or not Batman is a criminal himself. Character playing options are limited for this game, since the gamer can only play as Batman. As an added challenge, the player’s movements are also limited, even more so than in Arkham Asylum, as there are only so many ways for them to make their way around Gotham City. The ultimate task is to track down and defeat The Joker before he destroys all of Gotham, using bombs that he has planted throughout the city.

Go ahead, try and name somebody crazier than The Joker, I’ll wait.

Batman doesn’t take holidays, at least, not until after he’s through cleaning up the streets.

Deathstroke, just give up now. Batman owns you, and you know it.

3) Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight: Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman: Arkham Knight is a full-on action and adventure sequel in the Arkham series. The story for this game picks-up one year after the events of Arkham City. The Joker’s death has thrown all of Gotham into absolute chaos, and Batman and his allies must fight to restore order to the city. On top of that, there is a new mystery villain on the rise, calling himself the Arkham Knight. This heart-pounding sequel gives the gamer the freedom to play both hero and villain, as there are many more character playing options to choose from than in the previous Arkham games. Also, ready for this? As an added bonus, the player can drive the batmobile in and around Gotham City. It’s time to take the kid gloves off, as there are various boss-fights and challenges that will test the gamer’s combat and deductive skills, while they’re fighting their facing-off with some of Batman’s deadliest enemies.

Who is this mysterious new villain? Is he the ultimate foe for The Batman?

Batman’s the reason why criminals should consider staying indoors at night.

R.I.P. Joker. It was fun while it lasted and maybe just a little bit fatal.

2) Batman: Arkham Asylum

Batman: Arkham Asylum: Gameplay Walkthrough

Batman: Arkham Asylum is an action and adventure game. The story takes place several years after the events of the prequel, Arkham Origins. This time, The Joker has taken over the asylum. As Batman, the player must stop the clown before he carries out his plan to create an army of Titan-enhanced super-soldiers that he will use to take over Gotham City. Character playing options are a little less limited in this game, than in Arkham Origins, but not by much. The gamer can only play as Batman in the main storyline. However, once they’ve earned it, they will have the option of playing as The Joker in the side-challenges. Boss-fights in this game include face-offs with Bane and Scarecrow, just to name two, as well as the ultimate fight between Batman, and a Titan-enhanced Joker.

Clearly, The Joker’s been working out.

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Get it done, Batman!

Lethal, beautiful, and in control, a very deadly combination.

1) Batman: Arkham City

Batman: Arkham City: Gameplay Walkthrough

Relax, Gotham City, Batman’s got this one covered.

Batman: Arkham City is an action and adventure game that serves as a direct sequel to Arkham Asylum. This time, The Joker infects Batman with his own poisoned blood. Worst yet, The Joker reveals that he has distributed his bad blood throughout Gotham City. Now Batman must find a cure for himself and the people of Gotham, before it’s too late. In addition, Batman must solve the mystery of Protocol: 10, a secret plan that the villainous Dr. Hugo Strange has put into motion. The player gets a little more breathing room with Batman’s basic movements. There are more ways to get around, as the game provides a much broader terrain to explore and investigate than the more confined Arkham Asylum. The character play is more widespread this time, allowing the gamer to play as characters other than The Batman. The player even gets the added privilege of playing as Catwoman in her own side-missions.

The Joker just wanted to share a part of himself with his old foe. What’s wrong with that?

If this guy were my psychiatrist, I would immediately switch doctors.

You may also be interested in:

 

More on this topic:
When it comes to fictional writing, I have some pretty sharp teeth, as anyone who knows me well enough will tell you, but don't worry, I don't bite.
Gamer Since: 2001
Currently Playing: Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, and Alien: Isolation
Top 3 Favorite Games:Batman: Arkham City, Alien: Isolation, Batman: Arkham Asylum
This article makes me feel:

More Top Stories