Our verdict on Batman's return to Arkham in the current-generation.
With their sense of freedom and loving grasp of the Dark Knight's comic universe, 2009ís Batman: Arkham Asylum and its 2011 sequel, Batman: Arkham City, are two of the best superhero games ever made. Batman: Return to Arkham brings both games - and all their DLC - to the current generation of consoles, but an unremarkable graphical upgrade doesnít do them justice.


Thatís not to say itís not noticeable. Textures in Return to Arkham are much sharper: Batmanís suit, for example, looks much more detailed. His cape in particular stands out beautifully, pebbled, catching the light. Virtous, the studio thatís upgraded Rocksteadyís original games, has ported both games to Unreal Engine 4 from Unreal Engine 3, making for a much brighter aesthetic overall.*
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