Spoiler Alert! do not read if you want to be surprised about the game.
The game bought at any Walmart store comes with Arkham City with a Catwoman Bundle Pack redeemable code, and the Imposters redeemable code. This Game also comes with the Arkham Asylum game of the year edition with 3D glasses that works on any TV.
I was alittle disappointed that this game purchased at Walmart did not come with an alternate Costume for the New Game & New Game Plus +. The only thing I can actually say that I really like about AC is that you have the ability to fly around the city looking for Thugs and Missions to act part in, much like Batman would in the Comics. Also the Combos and new gadgets were upgraded for better play in figthing or other with the exception that you not have the Ultra Batclaw.
Game Controls.. I would have to rate this at a 3. I found my self tapping one botton or another just to not have something work/preform the way it should (And yes this is on a good controller).
Story... I would have to rate the story at 3.5, Though Sick and aliging, the Joker was not quite as funny as he was on Arkham Asylum. This game also had way too many Super Villains for it's own good too. Thus being only a Distraction away from the main mission, story telling on this game was very dissappointing.
Challenge and Hardness.. For those looking for a challenge on this game, The Normal setting is just right, but for those just starting on the Arkham City game and have never played Arkham Asylum, this game on Normal is just way too hard. I am no expert but this game I barely got through on Normal. Understanding that Game developers want to give players a challenge, Normal is still little too hard than it should be, this is now mostly expected from console games any more.
Over all.. The game is not really bad, but it is good. There are many elements of the game that could be changed to make it a much better sequel.
Dissapointments and recap.. Actually I am one of those who also have to wait for this game to be released onto PC.. The PC version will be of better quality in sound and graphics, but I am dissappointed that Rocksteady has pushed the release date untill November 15th.
New Game Plus is only unlocked in Normal and Hard, Easy game players will not have this option. Also New Game + not only gets harder but you do not have the Counter Warnings to go with it as well.
The Story telling as only good, and could have been better.
Game controls and Challenge need to be more even balanced on Consoles, Xbox is always thinking to satisfy the few who only enjoy a super challenging game. . I am just a person who likes to enjoy a game and a challenge that is even balanced. My only concern is for new gamers who want to play the game and have to put up with a super hard challenge on Normal setting.
Walmart version of this game does not come with an Alternate costume, not like any pre ordered version from Game Stop, Toys R Us etc..
I personally will be purchasing the game again for PC, it will be better than the console versions will ever even dream to be. I will be purchasing the other Bundle packs with it on PC too, along with any availible Bundle Packs.
I would suggest this game for console gamers, but it is only a good sequel it is not the best, people tend to be over excited about games, but will later lose interest in them and look for something better to come out, usually this is not truly the case. . Hey what can I say I am a realist.
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