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Batman Arkham Asylum - Everything You Need To Know To Beat The Game

by: MD Weems ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

For any Batman games fan out there, if you haven't played Batman Arkham Asylum yet, then you are really missing out! Batman Arkham Asylum is one of those superb super hero games that you really cannot miss out on. And, we have you covered with everything you have to know to beat the game!

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    Batman Arkham Asylum - Go Get It Now!

    When I heard that Batman Arkham Asylum was coming out, saw the beautiful graphics that it carried, and saw the trailers that came out - I was already hooked. I only prayed that the game would really be as great as they were making it out to be. Well, this is one of those cases where all of the hype really didn't even give the Batman game as much credit that it should have.

    But, don't think that this is one of those pansy games - in fact, it took me a while to get through some areas of the game and get past some of the bosses. Overall, this is one of those games that me and my kids took hours playing to beat. We all completely loved this game and still play it constantly.

    To help those of you out there that haven't gotten their paws on Batman Arkham Asylum yet, I've put together a complete free Batman Arkham Asylum guide to help you get through the game, help you beat the bosses, and solve all of those pesky riddles that the Riddler will throw at you.

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    Batman Arkham Asylum Villians

    batman box ps3   Ready to face all of the super villians in Batman Arkham Asylum? While you'll meet way to many, there are just a few that you'll want to make sure you keep an eye out for - as these Batman Arkham Asylum villians can really knock you for a loop. Here are the main villians in Batman Arkham Asylum that you need to watch for:

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    The Joker

    batman joker photo   Who doesn't love the Joker? Whether you prefer Heath Ledger's character or Jack Nickelson's - the Joker has been a staple of Batman games and movies and cartoons for several decades. And, he's here again in Batman Arkham Asylum. Here are some of the main things you need to watch for with him:

    -He's actually really strong when you are in face-to-face melee combat with him, so don't underestimate him.

    -He loves weapons, so you have to make sure to kill him quickly as he can easily pull out a new weapon seemingly from no where.

    -He still uses that great toxin that will put a big "smile" on his victim's faces.

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    Harley Quinn

    batman harley photo   The Joker's old sidekick, Harley Quinn, is back in Batman Arkham Asylum and she packs a mean punch. Story goes that she was actually a doctor that was assigned to help the Joker when he was first put into Arkham Asylum, but fell in love with him instead and helped him escape. She then created her own villain persona and became a super villain. here are some of her main things you'll want to watch for in Batman Arkham Asylum:

    -She's actually really strong as well, although not quite as strong as the Joker, but still beware.

    -She's very agile and can move extremely fast and get out of some areas where you wouldn't expect her to.

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    batman bane photo   Poison Ivy's sidekick is by far one of the most dangerous foes that Batman has ever come up against, and in Batman Arkham Asylum it's no different. He is one that you really have to watch out for:

    -He's not as stupid as you might think, in fact he's actually one that will really pull some major strategic moves on you so watch out.

    -You already know he's extremely strong, and he may just be one of the strongest bosses that you'll come up against.

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    Killer Croc

    batman killer croc   This is one Batman Arkham Asylum villain that you might not be that familiar with if you aren't a long time Batman comic fan. But, he does appear here in this new game, so you want to make sure that you keep an eye out for him:

    -He has extremely sharp claws that will do some damage if you aren't careful.

    -His skin is super strong and thick, so you'll have to really do some major damage to hurt him.

    -He's also extremely strong and you will find that he's a major foe to overcome in Batman Arkham Asylum.

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    Moving On...

    There is only one more Batman Arkham Asylum villain that you'll need to worry about, and then we'll go through the Riddler and what you need to know about the riddles that he'll throw at you.

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    batman zsasz photo   Another one of those Batman Arkham Asylum villians that you might not be familiar with if you aren't a fan, Zsasz is someone that is not to be messed with. In fact, if you aren't paying attention, you will end up on the groun before you know it.

    -He's fast and agile, so he can move quicker than you'd think.

    -You want to kill him quickly so that you don't have to watch your back too long. He can really do some damage if you don't keep an eye on him.

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    The Riddler

    Throughout Batman Arkham Asylum, the Riddler will throw out some riddles in every single section and area that you go into. Make sure that you know what to do - here are the different Riddler guides that you'll need to complete the riddles and beat him:

    Batman Arkham Asylum Riddle Walkthrough - How To Defeat the Riddler

    Solving the Riddles in Arkham Mansion in Batman Arkham Asylum

    Batman Arkham Asylum Walkthrough: The Medical Facility Riddles

    Batman Arkham Asylum Goes to the Penitentiary - How to Solve All The Riddles Here

    Solving the Arkham Islands' Riddles in Batman Arkham Asylum

    How to Finish the Riddler's Riddles in Batman Arkham Asylum

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    More Free Batman Arkham Asylum Guides

    Here on Bright Hub, we've also got some great free guides that will help you get past the bosses, through certain areas of the game, and help you with cheats and other great areas of the game. While this guide is mainly for the PS3 version, there are plenty of superb guides and articles that are for the PC version as well. Here are some great articles that you cannot miss out on to help get you through Batman Arkham Asylum:

    Batman Arkham Asylum Unlockables: Your Keys to Special Areas, Items, and More

    Batman: Arkham Asylum Walkthrough: Your Free PS3 Cheats Guide

    Batman: Arkham Asylum - Boss Battle Guide and Walkthrough

    PC Guides:

    Combat Guide for Batman Arkham Aslyum for the PC

    Batman Arkham Asylum Villains: How to Beat Batman's Foes

    Batman: Arkham Asylum Villain Guide - Fighting Killer Croc