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You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the Arkham Island.

Director:

Sefton Hill

Writers:

Bob Kane (character created by: Batman), Paul Dini
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Hamill ... The Joker / Scarface (voice)
Kevin Conroy ... Bruce Wayne / Batman / Dr. Thomas Wayne (voice)
Arleen Sorkin ... Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn (voice)
Tom Kane ... Commissioner James 'Jim' Gordon / Quincy Sharp / Louie Green / Amadeus Arkham (voice)
Steve Blum ... Killer Croc / Masked Guard #2 / Ian Kennedy / Jordan Fraser (voice) (as Steven Blum)
Danny Jacobs ... Victor Zsasz / Frank Boles / Robert Stirling / Masked Guard #1 (voice)
Dino Andrade ... Dr. Jonathan Crane / The Scarecrow / Lunatic #1 (voice)
Tasia Valenza ... Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy / Martha Wayne (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Bane / Henchman #2 / Carl Todd (voice)
Wally Wingert ... Edward Nygma / The Riddler / Bob Johnson / Henchman #5 / Adrian Chen / Luke Curtis / Gotham Cop / Masked Guard (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Barbara Gordon / Oracle / Bruce Wayne (Child) / Sarah Cassidy (voice) (as Kimberly D. Brooks)
Cree Summer ... Dr. Penelope Young (voice)
Adrienne Barbeau ... Gretchen Whistler / Voice of Arkham (voice)
Chris Cox ... Eddie Burlow / Masked Orderly #2 / Masked Guard #3 (voice)
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... Lunatic #2 / Stephen Kellerman / TV Voice (voice)
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Storyline

On a routine trip returning The Joker to Arkham Asylum, the Batman himself must deal with traps set within its inner sanctums, purposely set by the now escaped Joker, along with the rest of his rogues' gallery that are now free within the premises. Written by tb4000

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: Arkham Asylum See more »

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Coincidentally, the actor voicing the Joker has the word "Arkham" hidden in his name (mARK HAMill). See more »

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Dispatch: All units proceed to Gotham City Hall. The Joker has been apprehended. Batman is now en route to Arkham Island.
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A truly amazing work
30 June 2015 | by moudekerkSee all my reviews

Batman: Arkham Asylum is an excellent game by Rocksteady. I give it a full 10/10 because everything about it is perfect. It introduced a unique style of hand-to-hand combat that would stun players and be used in future Arkham games. The realism of the fighting is pretty good as well. The plot of the game is both epic and within boundaries. From the point of entering Arkham you will find that the environment is immersing and large. The amazing open world gives this game it's most key point to it's success: it's atmosphere. This is what really shapes up the game for me. The atmosphere makes you feel awesome yet somewhat eerie and disturbed. The boss battles have been called "just OK", but I think they are well put together and fun. The rouges gallery in this game is just great. You see many of your favorite Batman villains and can read up on many more by solving interesting riddles related to villains. The graphics are also very good. The Asylum has a very modern and dark tone to it, adding to the overall feel of the game. With Batman's load of gadgets, you'll have endless fun. Of course the street fighting combat is fun and well-recognized, the predator stealth combat is also great. If you beat the game, you'll most likely want to beat it again. Also, if you want to do something other than the campaign, there is a long Riddler challenge with collectibles and riddles hidden all over Arkham as well as fighting challenges to do. Overall, this an absolutely great game that you should play if you haven't.


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