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July 26, 2012


John Harper

Totally agree about swinging! "Real" swinging mechanics are the bomb.

Don't agree about Arkham City, though. Try to zip/glide across the whole city without touching the ground or losing too much speed. It is something you do, not just a button you press, and it requires constant assessment of the environment.

But, zip/glide is not swinging. True, skill-based swinging in Energy Hook is gonna rock!

Jamie Fristrom

Yeah, the terrain matters some, particularly when you're doing the swoop-glide thing, or giving yourself a challenge like you suggest, but most of the time when I was playing I was just numbly pressing forward towards the next objective marker.

But in general I liked Arkham City - particularly the stealth sections.

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