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Re: Batman games

Post by Spector » Tue Jun 07, 2011 2:53 pm

The very first high profile Batman game was IMO the best: Batman by John Ritman, released by Ocean in 1986 for MSX, Spectrum and Amstrad. It arguably got closest to solving the old atmosphere+gameplay conundrum that many other isometric games had stumbled over. Other Batman games I've played have been alright, like the film tie in in '89, also by Ocean.

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Re: Batman games

Post by Liamh1982 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:24 pm

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Liamh1982 wrote:Batman Returns (Lynx) is the hardest game in the world, probably.
Really? I have finished it without much of a problem. Rather fine game too, really captures the feel of the movie.

I like Batman Forever on the Saturn too.
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Re: Batman games

Post by sscott » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:46 pm

Batman on the Amiga as part of the Batman Pack that included the also excellent New Zealand Story, did hear the Mega CD version was good though.

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Re: Batman games

Post by eeztheman » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:21 pm

The original Batman game on the GB Mono for me, just got it this week, after having it years ago.

It's still a great game after all this time.

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Re: Batman games

Post by dste » Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:45 am

Always enjoyed playing the NES version of Batman, should really get round to picking it up again.

Thought that Batman Returns on the SNES was a great game and definitely worth a play.

Arkham Asylum is one of my favourite games of the current gen, really looking forward to Arkham City.
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Re: Batman games

Post by big-byte » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:15 am

The Jon ritman version was my favourite

It was one of the first games I bought for my Amstrad PCW

this guy has footage of it running here (5 mins in):

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Re: Batman games

Post by Lorfarius » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:24 pm

Amiga version of Batman the Movie for me. At the time there had been nothing quite like it in terms of movie licenses and it just blew me away playing it on an A500 for the first time. It was actually a fairly decent game to boot!
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Re: Batman games

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:43 pm

Batman Returns on SNES and I'm not saying that because I'm an RG stooge either. The "thunk" sound of bad clowns hitting the background-signposts (stg3) would have me in stiches for hours.

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Re: Batman games

Post by outdated_gamer » Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:59 am

Bumping the thread for the "caped crusader's" glory... :wink:

I think Batman on NES is my fave but I have yet to really sink my teeth into more Batman games if I'm honest.

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Re: Batman games

Post by RodimusPrime » Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:28 pm

Batman on Amstrad was a game I loved as a Kid. Got the cartridge version for the GX4000 so still enjoy a blast now and then.

Other than that, its the Sunsoft one on NES and the scrolling fighter one on Snes.

Did enjoy Arkham asylum but never bothered with the follow ups.

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Re: Batman games

Post by Big Shoes » Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:30 pm

Batman The Movie on the Amiga, still play it now.

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Re: Batman games

Post by c0nfu53d » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:13 pm

Game Boy's Batman is always fun to play.

I really liked Batman: The Movie on my CPC too. I was a bit jealous of the Amiga/ST users back in the day as their versions had "proper" 3D driving sections.

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Re: Batman games

Post by lupogtiboy » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:14 pm

Definitely Batman The Movie on the Amiga, played this to death when I was a kid. Great cheat too, JAMMMMM until the title screen turns upside down!
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Re: Batman games

Post by flatapex » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:32 am

Lego batman, has to be, on 3ds I think.

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Re: Batman games

Post by Grizzly » Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:32 am

I have fond memories of the Batman games on the Mega Drive. Returns on Lynx was pretty good also.
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