Since the game featured DC characters, Midway was forced to keep the tone of the violence down. This also included less violent fatalities as DC did not allow on screen gore or extreme violence to be associated with their characters. It took Midway multiple submissions to the ESRB before a Teen rating was awarded. See more
[Batman drives around in his Batmobile with a defeated Scorpion, then a doll resembling The Joker appears on the windshield and Batman stops the Batmobile before the doll explodes
I don't have time for this nonsense.
[Gets out of the Batmobile
No, no, no! You were supposed to die when the clown exploded.
Sorry to ruin your night, Joker.