Moving Pixels Podcast

Leaving the Asylum for the City

by G. Christopher Williams

23 January 2012

Batman: Arkham City is so much bigger than the Asylum, but is that a good thing?
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This is a weird episode.  Because while all three of our podcast regulars appreciate Arkham City on some level, boy, do we all have some criticism to level at this sequel to what many feel was one of the best games of 2009.

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More discussion of Batman: Arkham City:

The Best Collectible I’ve Ever Collected by Nick Dinicola

Vulnerable Icons and the Bat’s Need for a Cat by G. Christopher williams

Batman and “Bitches” by G. Christopher Williams

Review: Batman: Arkham City by G. Christopher Williams


Our podcast contributors:

Rick Dakan is a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels podcast as well as the co-founder of Mob Rules Games.

G. Christopher Williams is the Multimedia Editor at  You can find his weekly updates featured at the Neuromance blog.

Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog and appears regularly on the Game Hounds podcast. 


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