New Batman: Arkham City Gameplay Details Surface

November 9, 2010 Written by Zak Islam

Anticipation for Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham City continues to rise, with gamers and Batman fans both looking for news on the game. Luckily, some possibly leaked gameplay details have emerged.

GameVicio has seemingly sniffed out some new features and gameplay details for the game. Check out the list below, courtesy of Arkham City:

  • There are special moves that can hit up to three enemies at once
  • Batman will have new air attacks, one of them involves Bats hanging by a cord and jumping over the enemies and disarming them. You can return to the starting point of the jump or carry on with the fight. There is also a diving Swivel which hits two enemies to once.
  • Batman now has special combat moves (or terminators), one of them is called “Fallen,” a combination of quick punches with a vertical kick that launches the enemy into the air allowing Bats for a second aerial shot. Also there will be others attacks where Batman combines combos and equipment to take out foes.
  • Batman will be able to climb all objects, climbing on buildings, including wires (Batman will be able to balance on them) something similar to what was seen in the Assassins Creed II, you will be able to slide underneath objects, cling to poles, rods or perform gymnastic manoeuvres and also slide down ramps to grab an enemy. You are also able to get a flying start by leaping through windows.
  • Batman now has a feature where he can dodge projectiles shot from firearms, it can also be used for normal attacks.
  • Batman will be able to grab enemies mid flight.
  • When Batman is soaring, if you go toward a window he performs a motion diving with his feet to smash the window and execute a surprise attack
  • Batman can now run and use gadgets at the same time, you can also run, jump and hit at the same time. Batarangs can be thrown even when Batman jumps into the air.
  • New gadget that upgrades Batman’s “leap” (Translation is confusing but it seems to suggest some sort of cape upgrade that expands into wings, can also “attack enemies”).

Batman: Arkham City is currently scheduled for a spring release next year.