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  • Redeater - July 17, 2012 10:16 a.m.

    I never understood the love for the NES Batman. I always seemed to hear positive things about it but I hated it as a kid. Batman returns for Snes was much better. Or even that Joker Genesis one.
  • Scoob - October 21, 2013 4:23 p.m.

    It was a pretty well designed game, and the soundtrack was really good too. Well, aside from the first two bosses requiring you to only sit in one spot to beat them, it was well designed. It really didn't take much from the license though. I could see why some kids wouldn't like it, as it was pretty unforgiving, almost at the same level as Ninja Gaiden. I think with Batman, I got to level 4, maybe level 5 when I was 9 years old. But I didn't beat it until I borrowed the game again when I was 12 or 13.
  • ColaFlavourChewits - July 17, 2012 10:25 a.m.

    I used to love The Caped Crusader on my C64; I don't think I ever completed the Joker's portion of the game though. It was great fun trapping a henchman in the corner and repeatedly kicking him in the air. Good times.
  • sirkibble2 - July 17, 2012 11:56 a.m.

    Good article. Some of these I have and haven't finished or played. I feel like I need to play them just to experience whatever they have--or don't have--to give.
  • mattdark - July 17, 2012 1:20 p.m.

    FYI, there was also a PC version of the Batman Returns game, but this one was very differant to the SNES and Genesis versions, it was more of an adventure RPG that had you exploring Gotham City to find and stop Penguin, unfortunately, I dont remember it being any good, which is probably why it was missed out...
  • RebornKusabi - July 17, 2012 3:24 p.m.

    Holy shit Shane Patterson writing for GamesRadar again? Life's pretty cool sometimes.
  • lazer59882 - July 17, 2012 3:43 p.m.

    batman forever was a stone cold classic for the genesis
  • ninjaemperor - July 17, 2012 3:57 p.m.

    PANE SHATTERSON
  • EwoksTasteLikeChicken - July 17, 2012 5:17 p.m.

    I liked Vengeance, it was my favorite super hero game until Spider Man 2.
  • profile0000 - July 17, 2012 5:47 p.m.

    This was a great article. Shane and Alex did a stellar job. Well done!
  • zombi3grim - July 17, 2012 6 p.m.

    Batman had some shady beginings, but its good to see him at the top currently.
  • BiscuitWheels - July 17, 2012 6:38 p.m.

    Unfortunately, chucking the Joker off the cathedral wouldn't be out of character for the Tim Burton Batman. One of the MANY reasons I hated those two films.
  • ultimatepunchrod - July 17, 2012 6:53 p.m.

    Nice list. Didn't know about most of these.
  • Galgomite - July 17, 2012 9:30 p.m.

    Great list! Some of my favorite games are Batman titles, however, I'd appreciate opinions and some better fact checking. The NES and Genesis Batman (1989) games are completely different other than being sidescrollers, so to call them the same is a big stretch. Also, the Sega CD Batman &Robin game is 100% vehicles and cutscenes.
  • vincent-wolf - July 18, 2012 2:59 a.m.

    Batman Arkham Asylum is my favorite. It's serious, but not overdoing it like City. I mean, I love Arkham City, but I don't like the ending. As soon as they announce that Joker's alive and well, I'll be playing AC much more often.
  • larkan - October 21, 2013 8:20 p.m.

    I was always under the impression that the Joker he was carrying at the end was Clayface. It's mentioned a couple times during the game that there was something going on along those lines.
  • alexandre-bret - July 19, 2012 4:53 p.m.

    no Batman Returns on Sega CD? that was worth a mention on how terrible it was same for the Atari Lynx hard as nails
  • Dafiddy - July 22, 2012 2:15 p.m.

    Batman The Movie (Ocean) is missing........ WTF?
  • Fizban - October 22, 2013 11:38 a.m.

    Was that out on the Amiga and have driving sections??
  • ImmaChicken - August 12, 2012 2:42 a.m.

    They forgot Batman: Rise of Sin tzu. That was the first Batman video game i played.

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