Bullets will kill you and you will have to dodge your share of them. Enemies can overwhelm you with firepower. Real time lighting and dark textures add to the moody effect as you explore Gotham city as Batman and Bruce Wayne in gripping 3D action or tear up the streets in the speedy, tank-like Batmobile. The fighting game engine is decent, but more moves would have been preferred. Archived from on April 26, 2007. Unlike most movie-licensed games, Batman Begins is actually a solid effort.
It's a tough, tough game. But from what i the most important thing is game play and this what I think a Batman game I Dont know completely what the story is yet. The only scene in the game that is not taken from the film is a second car chase with the Tumbler in which Batman attempts and fails to stop the theft of the microwave emitter that Ra's Al Ghul will use in his attack on Gotham. Fear is your biggest weapon and after playing the game I can tell you that is 100% correct. In his interview on , Oldman said he knew an awful lot of effort had gone into getting Batman's gliding abilities to feel suitably smooth and fluid for game. It will plow through just about anything which should satisfy any little redneck with monster truck fantasies. A version of the game was planned, but subsequently canceled.
. The game is based on the upcoming movie which is going to great lengths to distance itself from the once great series which became bogged down by ridiculous over the top villains and poor choices for the role of absolutely everyone, save Alfred. After the kindly developer on hand explained how to do this, I fared much better. Additional Voices voice as Terry McGovern The game is largely based on the movie. Please note that I was dropped into a level that I was told exists deep within the game, without any prior gameplay experiernce. In Batman Begins, Batman is the number one source of fear and it will be that mechanic which will make fighting much more to your advantage. When he was younger, he witnessed the murder of his parents in front of him, which gave him the resolve to train his body and mind.
Previous Preview by Vaughn: Ask any Batman fan and he'll tell you what it takes to make a great Batman game. Slated for release day and date with the Warner Bros. It was released on , , and. Frank Miller's The Dark Knight graphic novel returned Bats to his dark beginnings and the late 80's movies starring Michael Keaton paid homage to the series in tone and setting, thanks to the incredible vision of Tim Burton. It makes for less stress but it doesn't endear you to the game since you can't really make your own decisions. Though it follows the movie, the game goes deeper into each scene.
It's still a good game for anyone looking for an interactive movie that doesn't require much practice or skill. I'm not even going to pretend that this game will be decent. If confronted they might just surrender allowing Batman to interrogate them for information. It does appear to have potential and that's as positive a compliment as you're going to get from me until I have the final product in my hands. Gameplay elements are diverse but they do repeat after a time in order to fill up hours of action. There is no doubt that it does provide some degree of fun although it's obviously aimed at inexperienced gamers.
Layered with actual footage from the movie the cutscenes give you something to look forward to especially if you haven't seen the movie. The game Eurocom is developing is attempting to make Batman the epicenter of fear in the game, rather than the other way around. You can attack with one button and finish with another all the while holding down the block button which makes you almost invincible - as long as you're engaged in hand-to-hand combat. Whereas most games require straightforward fighting, Batman Begins features the utilization of the environment to frighten opponents, which may cause them to drop their weapons. Stalking criminals from the shadows, gamers will discover new ways to paralyze thugs with fear before engaging in hand-to-hand combat, or interrogating them. Slated for release day and date with the Warner Bros.
He can climb, swing, shimmy and glide through the air with the help of his cape which looks like it's made out of water. If you're just looking for some mindless entertainment with occasional bursts of brilliance to keep you awake then look no further than Batman Begins. Step into the shadows of Gotham City's dangerous criminal underworld as Batman. It wasn't until the 60's and the high camp nonsense of Adam West's Batman began to change the character from Dark Knight to clown. Pictures film, Batman Begins challenges players to use fear as their ultimate weapon.
Electronic Arts and Warner Bros. The film's original cast provided a voice-over reprisal in the game, with the exception of , who portrays , replaced by Gavin Hammon. The production values raise the bar for an interactive movie. It really doesn't slow the pace of the game down. Toss in regular appearances in the early 70's on Super Friends and you've got a watered down superhero who shouldn't appear during the day, but frequently does.