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Download of the Week - Pretend to be Batman and The Joker in Gotham City Impostors beta

Platform: PS3/360/PC | Pub: Warner Bros. | Dev: Monolith Productions | Price: Free

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OK, so the Batman universe isn't exactly the first place you'd head to in order to deliver a brand new First Person Shooter, but F.E.A.R. creator Monolith have done a bloody good job of doing just that with Gotham City Impostors.

This free beta gives you a taste of the frantic online shooter, that's more Team Fortress 2 than the po-faced Modern Warfare. The humour heavy FPS sees you bouncing on trampolines to reach roof tops, hang-gliding into battle and even customising your own superhero for that personal touch.

Check out the launch trailer for further proof of it's charm...

 

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10 comments

  • Scoob - February 3, 2012 3:18 p.m.

    Shouldn't the article title read, "Pretend to be someone pretending to be Batman and The Joker"?
  • BishopofHippo93 - February 3, 2012 9:58 a.m.

    Nope, still looks like garbage.
  • cj12297 - February 3, 2012 9:48 a.m.

    The beta is awesome. My birthday's coming up and I asked a friend to get me psn card so I can get it.
  • ObliqueZombie - February 3, 2012 9:43 a.m.

    I loved GCI. I can't wait to get the full game and delve into the surprisingly deep customization and mechanics.
  • Longnuts - February 3, 2012 8:39 a.m.

    So 360 owners cannot get a demo before buying? The way they made us sign up for beta was kinda shady, but I'm not crying about it. I just want to dip my toes in it before I plunk down $15 for it is all I'm saying.
  • slamajama - February 3, 2012 5:47 a.m.

    When can you actually dowoad the Gotham city beta ??
  • ben-sheers - February 3, 2012 6:03 a.m.

    The BETA was limited access. You had to apply ages ago, I applied back before christmas. You aren't missing much. It is entertaining for about ten minutes.
  • slamajama - February 3, 2012 7:08 a.m.

    Ahh man I forgot to do that when I got arkham city, thank you guess I'll have to wait till release.
  • 435 - February 3, 2012 5:23 a.m.

    The Simpsons Arcade is hitting this week, too. Buy it, bastards.
  • gopie - February 3, 2012 4:47 a.m.

    You better get it quick the beta ends on the 6th

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