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The Batman: Arkham Series is a franchise of video games, comics, novels, and animated movies that started with Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009.

The series' main video games have had two developers: Rocksteady Studios who developed Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009, Batman: Arkham City in 2011, Batman: Arkham Knight in 2015, and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League in 2024; WB Montreal developed Batman: Arkham Origins in 2013.

Due to its high amount of content, the continuity has been skewed across the years. The main continuity of the major video games is the Arkhamverse, whereas everything else falls into the Arkhamverse Expanded Media.

Batman: Arkham Asylum[]

Batman: Arkham Asylum is the first game in the Batman: Arkham series. It was developed by Rocksteady Studios and was released in 2009 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. In 2016, the game was remastered for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in the video game collection "Batman: Return To Arkham", which contained both Arkham Asylum and Arkham City.

Story[]

The game focuses on Batman returning Joker to Arkham Asylum after arresting him in Gotham City. After returning the clown prince of crime to the asylum, chaos is unleashed when he breaks out, and takes control of the Asylum. It is now up to Batman to stop him and his other foes including Bane, Harley Quinn, and Poison Ivy.

Characters[]

Below is a complete list of characters present in Batman: Arkham Asylum.

Comic[]

A comic called "Batman: Arkham Asylum - The Road to Arkham" was released in 2009 and serves as a prequel to the video game.

Batman: Arkham City[]

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Batman: Arkham City is the second game in the Batman: Arkham series. It was developed by Rocksteady Studios and was released in 2011 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. In 2016, the game was remastered for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in the video game "Batman: Return To Arkham", which contained both Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. This game is a sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum.

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Batman: Arkham City follows Batman in a sectioned-off part of Gotham City called "Arkham City" intended to house the most dangerous criminals, including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Hugo Strange, Ra's al Ghul, and Poison Ivy.

Characters[]

Below is a complete list of characters present in Batman: Arkham City.

DLC[]

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Harley Quinn's Revenge[]
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Harley Quinn's Revenge is a DLC story for Batman: Arkham City released in 2012. The DLC has you play as Robin after the death of the Joker, and is searching for Batman, after disappearing while in Harley Quinn's headquarters in the Steel Mill.

Comics[]

Batman: Arkham Unhinged[]

Batman: Arkham Unhinged is a series of tie-in comics to Batman: Arkham City that was released from 2011-2013.

Batman: Arkham City: End Game[]

Batman: Arkham City: End Game is a comic series that was released in 2012.

Batman: Arkham City Lockdown[]

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A mobile fighting game for Batman: Arkham City was released on iOS called Batman: Arkham City Lockdown. The game has you play as Batman fighting various different thugs and supervillains including Deathstroke, Poison Ivy, and Joker.

Batman: Arkham Origins[]

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Batman: Arkham Origins is the third game in the Batman: Arkham series. It was developed by WB Montreal and was released in 2013 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Story[]

The game is a prequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum and focuses on Batman being targeted by eight assassins and Black Mask.

Characters[]

Below is a complete list of characters present in Batman: Arkham Origins.

Comic[]

Batman: Arkham Origins (comic)[]

A comic series was released in 2013-2014 with the same name.

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DLC[]

Cold, Cold Heart[]

Cold, Cold Heart is a downloadable content story released for Batman: Arkham Origins released in 2014. The DLC focuses on Batman going head-to-head with Mr. Freeze on New Years Eve.

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Batman's Batsuit in Cold, Cold Heart.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate[]

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a spin-off game for Batman: Arkham Origins released in 2013 for the PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, and PC.

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Batman: Assault on Arkham[]

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Batman: Assault on Arkham is a 2014 film that takes place in the Batman: Arkham universe.

Story[]

Batman is on a mission to stop The Joker from destroying Gotham City, while also going up against the group of villains, Suicide Squad.

Characters[]

Below is a complete list of characters present in Batman: Assault on Arkham.

Batman: Arkham Knight[]

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Batman: Arkham Knight is the fourth and final game in the main Batman: Arkham series. It was developed by Rocksteady Studios and was released in 2015 for the Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

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After Scarecrow threatens to pollute Gotham City with his fear toxin, Batman turns to his closest allies and has to fight some of his most dangerous enemies, including a mysterious figure called the Arkham Knight, who is control of the city.

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Books[]

The Riddler's Gambit[]

The Riddler's Gambit is a book released in 2015 and is a prequel to the video game Batman: Arkham Knight. The book was written by Alexander C. Irvine.

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Book cover.

Comics[]

Batman: Arkham Knight comic[]

A comic book series was released in 2015 called Batman: Arkham Knight.

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Batgirl Begins[]

Batgirl Begins is a 2015 comic book series and tells the story of how Barbara Gordon became Batgirl.

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Genesis[]

Genesis is a comic book series running from 2015-2016, and is based on the 2015 video game, Batman: Arkham Knight.

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DLC[]

A Matter of Family[]

The A Matter of Family is a downloadable content story released for Batman: Arkham Knight in 2015 and takes place before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum. The DLC has you play as Batgirl teaming up with Robin to save her father, James Gordon, who is being held captive by the Joker and Harley Quinn.

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Season of Infamy[]

The Season of Infamy is a downloadable content story released for Batman: Arkham Knight in 2015 and includes 4 different missions involving Mad Hatter, Killer Croc, Ra's al Ghul, and Mr. Freeze.

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GCPD Lockdown[]

GCPD Lockdown is a downloadable content story released for Batman: Arkham Knight in 2015 and takes place after Batman: Arkham Knight. It features Nightwing as he tries to stop Penguin from escaping GCPD.

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Catwoman's Revenge[]

Catwoman's Revenge is a downloadable content story released for the 2015 video game Batman: Arkham Knight and focuses on Catwoman after the events of Batman: Arkham Knight.

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A Flip of a Coin[]

A Flip of a Coin is a downloadable content story mission released in 2015 for Batman: Arkham Knight and features Robin after the events of the game as he tries to hunt down Two-Face at Hell's Gate Disposal Services.

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Red Hood[]

Red Hood Story Pack is a downloadable content story pack mission released for Batman: Arkham Knight and focuses on Red Hood after the events of the main game.

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Batman: Arkham VR[]

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Batman: Arkham Underworld is a mobile game released in 2015 for iOS. It is a strategy game in which the player's goal is to become Gotham City's most wanted criminal. The game features characters such as Two-Face, Harley Quinn, and more.

Batman: Arkham VR is a 2016 video game released for the PlayStation VR.

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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League[]

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is the fifth game in the series, and a spin-off continuing five years after the end of Arkham Knight. It follows the Suicide Squad as they are sent into Metropolis during an invasion by the alien Brainiac, and are given one mission by Amanda Waller: to kill the brainwashed members of the Justice League.

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Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum[]

Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum is a 2024 comic book series.

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