The 25 Best Superhero Games of All Time

Batman: Arkham Knight (2015)
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Warner Bros. Interactive 16/25

Once the refuge of the cheap cash-in, superhero games are now as varied and fun as the costumed characters they showcase

Once the refuge of the cheap cash-in, superhero games are now as varied and fun as the costumed characters they showcase

16. Batman: Arkham Knight (2015)

Some bugginess and an odd fascination with tanks prevented Arkham Knight from being the triumphant conclusion to the blockbuster series fans had hoped for, but it was still a heck of a thing. In moments like the confident opening casting you as an ordinary cop and the ways it twisted expectations – Manbat's introduction at a between-mission moment where you feel safe, for instance – Arkham Knight was as slick as Batman's rain-soaked cape. Swooping over those rooftops one last time was bittersweet, but worth it.

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