Top 10 Best Batman Games for PC

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”I made a promise on the grave of my parents that I would rid this city of the evil that took their lives. By day, I am Bruce Wayne, billionaire philanthropist. At night, criminals, a cowardly and superstitious lot, call me... Batman.”

Regardless of whether you are a comic book geek or not, the name “Batman” should stir up mental images of a dark armoured figure, dressed as a bat and brooding over a city with his cloak snapping in the wind.

Batman is one of the most popular and renowned superheroes in the vast world of comics books. His popularity is so vast that his influence has spread beyond the pages of comic books to affect other areas of pop culture such as movies, animated shows and games.

The list here will reveal the best Batman games that have been released.

10. Batman: Arkham City

Batman: Arkham City - Official Gameplay Trailer - This Ain't No Place for a Hero

It would be a blasphemy to make this list and not include this game. Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum which is the first of the Arkham game franchise. As the Dark Knight, explore this new prison world made for the criminals of Gotham and engage with some classic villains from your infamous Rogue Gallery and their vast army of thugs.

What Makes “Batman: Arkham City” Awesome

  • It has a large game map, even larger than “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and it is packed with Batman lore.
  • The game’s challenge modes allow you to play, not only as Batman but as Catwoman, Nightwing and Robin.
  • The game’s graphics and visuals are spectacular, even when compared to modern gaming standards.

Soar through the skies and ambush criminals from above!

Defeat larger enemies with your superior martial skill!

9. Batman: Arkham Knight

The Official Batman: Arkham Knight Gameplay Video – “Officer Down”

There is a sense of finality in Batman: Arkham Knight as you don your Batsuit to protect Gotham from the criminally insane supervillains in your rogue gallery. As the final game to the Arkham game series, it held nothing back.  Complete your epic Batman experience by rocketing through the city in the iconic Batmobile, dive-bombing mobs of criminals from the sky and solve crimes and puzzles.

What Makes “Batman: Arkham Knight” Awesome

  • The game allows you to drive around Gotham and fight your enemies in the legendary Batmobile! How cool is that!
  • By far, the largest open-world map in the Arkham series, you can explore the ENTIRETY of Batman’s crime-infested city in amazing detail and visual graphics.
  • With the amount of game content like lore and side missions, you will not get bored!

Take control of Batmobile and fight off your enemies’ own combat vehicles in “tank mode”

Team up with your allies like Catwoman, with the new “Dual Play” combat mechanics!

8. Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure

Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure trailer

Let’s take a break from the dark gritty world of the Arkham game universe to a simpler and more child-friendly game.  Like other games in the Scribblenauts franchise, you play as a boy called Maxwell. With your trusty notebook, you can summon, not only Batman but other DC superheroes.  Use your notebook to help DC heroes in their heroic activities and solve puzzles as you visit famous DC landmarks like Gotham, Metropolis and even off-planet locations.

What Makes “Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure” Awesome

  • DC comic book fans would be delighted with the massive roster of superhero and villain characters
  • You can create your own superhero/villain characters by combining different parts of other established characters.
  • You will use your creativity to defeat your enemies, sometimes with hilarious results.

You can also use supervillains as your allies. 

Create and modify your own customised hero! 

7. DCUO

DC Universe Online Goes Free to Play - Gameplay Trailer HD

DC Universe Online (DCUO) is a popular MMORPG where you can fulfil your dreams of becoming a superhero (or a supervillain if you prefer). Create your own character; each with their own special powers, skills and weapons.  Join either a hero or villain faction and fight alongside or against iconic heroes and villains. Level up to become a powerful hero or a fearsome villain by completing various exciting missions!

Technically, this is not a pure Batman game. However, it is included on this list as you get to interact with him in-game and you can even base your character design on him!  

What Makes “DCUO” Awesome

  • Veteran players will enjoy “PVP Phase” by participating in epic wars between heroes and villain factions.
  • As an open-world game, there is so much to explore and a lot of content to keep you engaged.
  • You can customize your hero or villain’s character from their costumes to their power and skills set.

You have the choice of taking on missions alone.

Form teams to challenge bosses like Trigon!

6. Batman: The Telltale Series

Batman Telltale Gameplay Trailer - First Gameplay Trailer for Batman Telltale Series

Batman games are usually action-packed games. However, unlike Arkham game’ action-packed game mechanics, the Telltale Series is a “point-and-click” game that is heavily centred on the plot, which is separated into several chapters. You will play the role of either Batman or his alter-ego, billionaire Bruce Wayne. So sit back, follow the story and determine Batman/Bruce Wayne’s actions and decisions to progress the story.  

What Makes “Batman: The Telltale Series” Awesome

  • Batman: The Telltale Series is an absolute gem for gamers who enjoyed such story-driven games.
  • Unlike most Batman games, you also get to play and make choices as Bruce Wayne.
  • The choices you make that determine the sort of Batman you are makes the story all the more interesting.

Action and combat are guided by quick-time events. 

Choose how you interact with other characters in the game. 

5. Batman™: Arkham VR

The First 12 Minutes of Batman: Arkham VR

What’s better than playing as Batman? Being Batman himself!!! Arkham VR will offer the best possible gaming experience but in virtual reality. With an Oculus Rifts VR headset and controllers, you can view the world through Batman’s eyes and experience his life as vigilante crime-fighter.

What Makes “Batman™: Arkham VR” Awesome

  • For a VR game, the visuals and graphics are remarkably rich and detailed.
  • Hard-core Batman fans will have the chance to fulfil their life-long dreams of being the Dark Knight himself.
  • This game would appeal particularly to fans who loved puzzles.

Clad yourself in the legendary Batsuit.

As the “World’s Greatest Detective”, solve the mind-numbing puzzles to advance the story.

4. Gotham City Imposters

Gotham City Impostors: Batman Wannabes Trailer

Remember the scene in “The Dark Knight” movie by Christopher Nolan where a bunch of Batman wannabes tried to help Batman by taking on a Russian mobster? Well, take that scene, multiply it by 10 and you will get an idea of what Gotham City Imposters is like.

It is a first-shooter game where you can play either as a Batman wannabe (vigilante) or a Joker wannabe (criminal). Play in teams and engage in bloody warfare against the other faction, for control over Gotham. And may the best team wins!

What Makes “Gotham City Imposters” Awesome

  • You are not limited to ordinary guns; there are tons of unique and comical weapons and gadgets to employ.
  • There are a lot of various game modes to choose from.
  • It has a great sense of humour, amidst its gameplay and dialogue. Just full-out manic fun!

Unlike Batman, you will have no qualms about killing!

Hey, look, Batman! I am not wearing hockey pads EITHER!

3. Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins E3 Gameplay Trailer

Even though it is the 3rd instalment to the Arkham franchise, Arkham Origins introduces Batman’s prequel story that occurred some years before the events of the first game. The story of how a young and brash Batman started his career as Gotham’s guardian angel. In the game, you must survive the night as 8 hired professional assassins come for your head while serving justice to Gotham’s underworld.

What Makes “Batman: Arkham Origins” Awesome

  • Each of the bosses’ fights is creative and distinctive from each other. Easily, the highlight of the game.
  • When solving a criminal case, you can re-construct crime scenes with the upgraded “Detective mode” mechanic.
  • New types of enemies have been introduced which improves combat gameplay and increases the depth to the “Free-flow” combat system.   

Face off against Deathstroke in an epic, action-packed battle between two incredibly skilled martial artists! 

Solve crimes by unravelling crime scenes with your “Detective Mode”

2. Batman: The Enemy Within

BATMAN The Enemy Within New Trailer (2018) PS4 / Xbox One / PC

“Batman: The Enemy Within” follows the same genre as its prequel game “Batman: The Telltale Series”, a point-and-click adventure game where you take control of Batman/Bruce Wayne’s decisions in-game. Like the previous game, your choices will play an important role to determine the development of your character, Batman/Bruce Wayne and the events of the story. Navigate through the game story by making difficult choices that have the power to forge or break your relationships with other characters.

What Makes “Batman: The Enemy Within” Awesome

  • The graphics in the game is amazing and has improved from the first game.
  • Combat and action are not heavily emphasized but the story’s unpredictability will keep you on your toes because of the choices that you make.
  • You can play this game repeatedly to see how other choices will affect your character.

Will you defeat Bane? Or will he break you?

Be mindful of your in-games choices as Batman/Bruce Wayne; you might regret them!  

1. Batman: Arkham Asylum

Batman: Arkham Asylum Launch Trailer

In 2009, Rocksteady Studios developed a game that started the widely successful Arkham franchise; a game that sets the bar high for all future action-adventure games.  Now, a decade later, Batman: Arkham Asylum still holds up very well against modern action games, thus earning its spot on this list!

Unlike the large, open-world concept in its sequels, this game is set within a single location. You as the Batman will be trapped within the notorious Arkham Asylum with the rest of the psychopaths from your Rogue Gallery. Tangle with the likes of Bane, Poison Ivy and your arch-nemesis, the Joker as you fight to regain control of Arkham Asylum from the maniacs.

What Makes “Batman: Arkham Asylum” Awesome

  • Arkham Asylum introduced the “Free-Flow” combat mechanism, allowing you to fluidly chain your attacks into an unbreakable combo.
  • You can stalk your enemies and ambush them in stealth combat.
  • You have a nice set of Bat-gadgets to help you in open or stealth combat or to solve puzzles. 

Knock out these criminals with your martial skill!

Or you can choose to take them out stealthily like a ninja.

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Armed with hidden game lore, dusty scrolls and a trusty laptop, the primate known as Brian embarked on his next journey. Maybe the galaxy far far way will not be so dismissive of his crazy theories.
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